Detective Inspector January David has always put his professional before his private life, but the two worlds are about to clash horrifically as he visits his latest crime scene. He is confronted by a lifeless figure suspended ten feet above a theatre stage, blood pouring from her face into a coffin below. This gruesome execution is the work of an elusive serial killer. Three women from three different London suburbs, each murdered with elaborate and chilling precision. And as January stares at the most beautiful corpse he's ever seen, he detects the killer's hallmark. But Girl 4 is different: She is alive - barely. And January recognises her....
©2011 Will Carver (P)2012 Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd, published in the UK by Random House Audiobooks
While I was enthralled by this book at times, especially with the wonderfully performed narration. Overall, this book has no flow to it. At times the supernatural and mystery genres just collided and never commingled. Although it is cliche to say the storyline did very much remind me of Gone Girl, but bc of the storyline going everywhere I never seemed to be into it.
I don't know about you, but why are there so so so many 5 star reviews. I LOVE books, but so few are 5 star.
Good listen for the beach or car medium suspension of reality, some good twists that kept it from being at all predictable.
I adore English mysteries!!! I love nothing better than hearing a British accent in my earphones!
Yes, very original handling of an old genre.
Nicki's reading is marvelous. Richard's nasal tone is just short of annoying and makes all his "characters" sound much the same, but listenable.
Loved, loved,LOVED the ending!!!!
Can't wait for his next!
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