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sharon

sharon Falmouth, United Kingdom Listener Since 2010

I listen to my books while working, and I work alot!, love Detective, Dystopian, Science fiction, Fantasy, U/F, PNR and Steam Punk.

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  • "Dark and grim..."

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    Took me a while to get into this one, I found it rather depressing and dismal, there was little or no light relief at all.
    It's gruesome and dark throughout, despite this I was pulled in - albeit reluctantly, which is the mark of a good book in my eyes. All the way until three quarters the way through I had this pegged as a three star, till towards the end our author builds the tension to an intolerable level I thought I was going to scream with the tension.
    Loved the antag priest character and the fact that Rosen was such a plain down to earth character, no bells and whistles just a guy trying to catch a killer..
    Recommended if you like it dark and the protag fighting impossible odds....

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    Six women. Six abductions. Six souls in peril... London is in the grip of a barbaric serial killer, dubbed Herod by the tabloid press. Four pregnant women have been abducted in quick succession, their bodies mutilated and dumped. When a fifth pregnant woman, Julia Caton, is taken from her home in the dead of night, DCI David Rosen knows that time is running out to save her... Then Rosen gets a mysterious phone call from Father Sebastian Flint, an enigmatic priest who seems to know rather too much about the abductions.

    Damian Roberts says: "The Sixth Soul - I loved it!"
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Moscow rules, George, Moscow rules all the way...

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