Gabe Quinn, the celebrity cop (actually ex-cop), arrives at solid 5 stars in Crossing Lines which is book 2 in the series. I'm almost 2 years late ge..Show More »tting to this serious action thriller. There have been some negative comments about the narrator David Doersch, but to me has the perfect voice and cadence for this material. Crossing lines is a great action thriller and serial killer novel that would make a wonderful movie.
I've now listened to all five Keith Houghton novels including the three in the Gabe Quinn series and the two stand alone novels, No Coming Back and Be..Show More »fore You Leap. All five novels are likely best described as psychological thrillers although the Gabe Quinn series are also police procedurals or modern detective. Houghton has the ability to make the unbelievable seem believable and to build suspense to an incredible level. It is a wonderful talent that likely could no be pulled off by authors by "normally wired" brains. I gave four of the five Houghton novels 5 stars, so his writing obviously appeals to me.