This book is about a police officer who is solving a case about a murderer who tortures their victims and kills them. This novel makes you look inside the killers mind and see why he is doing this and his reasons for why. It goes into the killers past with his family and how mean they were to him. He killed his mom and here lover for whom she was having an affair with, and the novel goes on with the police officer Kate trying to find this killer.
This report prepared by rachel b.
On the ferry heading to Aberdeen, the captain learns that a bomb has been located inside a car. He and some of his crew move the vehicle into the sea. They believe the threat has been handled. However, later two explosions sink the Amphitrite with 352 casualties. DCI Kate Beauchamp, on leaveafter an ugly serial killer case, survives.
Kate returns to work to investigate the torture death of a female reporter. As Kate digs into her grisly case, her estranged father makes inquiries into the ferry incident. Meanwhile the Blackadder leaves a calling card when he brutally kills an elderly person. Struggling with her near watery death and poorly coping with her detested father, Kate personalizes the Blackadder case even challenging the brutal killer on TV. Not getting any closer, Kate adapts the adage that "it takes a thief to catch a thief", by using a killer to catch the Blackadder.
Boris Starling's novel compares with Thomas Harris' works due to the hypnotic evil genius reminding readers of Lechter. Kate is a complete person fighting traumas and family feuds, while going about doing her job.
This report prepared by Harriet Klausner