Into the house. Down the stairs. Through the dripping dark of the cellar. Someone is there. Someone that shouldn't be there. As a building awaits demolition, a horrifying discovery is made inside the basement: a cage made of human bones - with a terrified, feral child lurking within. Unbeknownst to DI Phil Brennan and psychologist Marina Esposito, they have disturbed a killer who has been operating undetected for 30 years. A killer who wants that boy back.
But the cage of bones is also a box of secrets - secrets linking Brennan to the madman in their midst. With the death toll rising and the city reeling in terror, Brennan and Marina race to expose a predator more soullessly evil than any they've ever faced - one who is hiding in plain sight.
©2011 Tania Carver (P)2012 Hachette Digital
I am an artist, living in Cairns, Queensland, Australia right next to the Great Barrier Reef. I listen to audiobooks everyday while making art and on into the night. I really like mysteries with a good serving of suspense on the side that keep you wondering right to the end. However, I won't say no to any entertaining and well written book which has been read by an excellent narrator.
Ms Tania & Mr Carver are improving with each book they write. If you like your plots fast moving, a bit horrific, with characters you can become familiar with in a series and like then this is for you. No great piece of literature but it doesn't matter if you're a lover of thriller and suspense genre and it is actually quite well written. The book will keep your attention from the get go and builds to a climax that just maybe you can see coming and the ending is quite satisfying. Martyn Waites, as narrator, does an exemplary job with a not quite British but more of an international accent. I will watch for more of his. Recommended for all thriller lovers.
Captivating,detailed and scary.
Yes.Wondering why they kept the child in such a way had me listening to this book on my iPod everywhere I went to find out.
When the cage was being described.
I also liked the scene when the social worker was talking to the feral child for the first time.
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edge of seat
The twists and turns that constantly occur throughout the book. You are lead to think the direction is one way and then are disabused of that notion.
Very well narrated, though the acent drifted all around the north east of England at times. However the overal naration was superb, certainly an edge of seat performance.
Yes but I can't say without ruining a major plot line.
This is the first Tania Carver novel I have listened to, but I can guarantee it won't be the last.
I am reading Tania Carvers books. This is the fourth book in the series of five and it lives up to the books, it gets you so engrossed in what is happening the same as reading the books. I love the main characters, as I am reading the books I now all about them. The beginning of the story makes you sit up and wonder wow what is going on, love it.
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