Murder is as easy as ABC…
When a teenager is found stabbed to death detectives Rebecca Angell and Jake Sullivan are called to the scene, and clues soon lead them to a crime novel which the killer has used as gruesome inspiration.
The author, Amy Gallaty, has a new book out, at first prompting Angell and Sullivan to question how far she is prepared to go in the name of promotion. But when Amy attracts the attentions of a stalker and then a second murder mirrors another of her plots, they realize they are up against a cruel and clever psychopath; one who may have a more personal agenda.
Working with the FBI, Angell and Sullivan find themselves in a race against the clock to unlock the secrets in Amy’s past before the killer can strike again.
Rebecca Angell is back in a darker tale that packs no punches, as she takes on a sadistic killer with a chilling agenda.
People are dying and the methods turn out to be ones used in books by the author Amy Gallaty. Why were her books the focus of the methods ? Is there some kind of link between the murders and the author ?This is where detectives Jake Sullivan and Rebecca Angell come to Amy’s aid along with the FBI the search for any and all reasons Amy should be in the cross hairs of a killer. As the killer works through her series of books it becomes a race against the clock to unravel the web of death and deceit that has been spun around Amy. This is my first book by this author and one which i throughly enjoyed. The characters were brought to life in its pages, the interactions between them all was flawless and seamless as the book progressed. The pace was energetic with a smidgen of sexual tension to add an extra frisson of excitement to the book. As the killers agenda is revealed the book pick up its pace and takes the reader on an almost breathless rush to the truth. An engaging tense journey into the twisted evil mind of a serial killer.
My thanks to Bloodhound Books for my copy of the book, as always they are my own thoughts and opinions on the book.
STAR RATING 4
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Keri Beevis wrote her first novel at age twenty, but it was a further twenty years later before she finally found success after entering the Rethink Press New Novels Competition 2012.
Her entry, Dead Letter Day, was a winner, earning her a publishing contract with Rethink Press and the book proved to be a hit, both critically and publically, with the Eastern Daily Press saying the book was ‘exciting, gripping and tantalizing’, while Iceni Magazine called it ‘brilliant from start to finish’.
The sequel to Dead Letter Day, Dead Write, which sees the return of Rebecca Angell, was released in 2014, and again received rave reviews in the local press.
Keri’s third novel, creepy mystery thriller The Darkness Beneath, is a standalone story and was released in December 2017.