The Samaritan: Carter Blake Book 2 - Carter Blake Series (Paperback)Mason Cross (author)
* A RICHARD AND JUDY BOOK CLUB PICK SPRING 2016 *
When the mutilated body of a young woman is discovered, LAPD Detective Jessica Allen knows she's seen this MO before.
A sadistic serial killer has been operating undetected for a decade, preying on lone female drivers who have broken down. The press dub the killer 'the Samaritan', but with no leads, the police investigation quickly grinds to a halt.
That's when Carter Blake shows up to volunteer his services. He's a skilled manhunter who shares some uncomfortable similarities to the man Allen and her team are tracking. As the slaughter intensifies, Blake must find a way to stop it . . . even if it means bringing his own past crashing down on top of him.
From the author of THE KILLING SEASON comes the thrilling new Carter Blake novel.
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Number of pages: 432
Weight: 312 g
Dimensions: 196 x 130 x 27 mm
'A sprawling American epic delivered with panache.' - Barry Forshaw, INDEPENDENT
'If you love Michael Connelly and Robert Crais thrillers that pack action and nerve-shredding suspense while moving to a cool Los Angeles vibe, you'll rave about this.' - PETERBOROUGH EVENING TELEGRAPH
Even jaded genre readers will be absorbed by Cross's second thriller . . . Cross makes the most of perspectives . . . building up to a logical but surprising climax - PUBLISHERS WEEKLY
Fans of Jeffery Deaver - that other thrill-master who can't resist piling on the climactic twists even as the lights are coming up and you're looking for your umbrella - should be enthralled - KIRKUS REVIEWS
Shrouded in compelling mystery - Antonia Charlesworth, THE BIG ISSUE IN THE NORTH
Tension goes through the roof as [Carter Blake] helps LAPD's Jessica Allen hunt a ruthlessly cunning killer. - Alex Gordon, PETERBOROUGH TELEGRAPH
A fabulous must-read for thriller lovers - and one of my top reads of 2015 - I can't recommend this book highly enough! - CRIME THRILLER GIRL
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