Wednesday, 27 March 2013

Book Impressions - Creatures of Appetite

Creatures of Appetite is a thriller centred around the hunt for the Iceman, a killer of children. It clips along at a good pace and the story unfolds nicely. It goes a little crazy at the end, but it worked well. 

I have a minor issue with the writing. There is some tense confusion, although looking at the pattern I think it might be a style thing. Either way it didn't work for me and stood out in what was otherwise a well written book. However you shouldn't let that put you off as it is a enjoyable story, especially if you enjoy tales of serial killers.

They call it the Heartland Child Murders. 
Everyone else calls it a nightmare. 
Locked doors don’t stop him. 
He leaves no trace behind. 
He only takes little girls. 
His nickname… 

The Iceman. 

A deranged serial killer roams wintry rural Nebraska targeting little girls with a demented purpose that no one can fathom. 

Special Agent EMMA KANE, a former DC cop and damaged goods now with the FBI, is assigned to baby-sit burned out profiler JACOB THORNE, once the best in the business but now said to have lost his edge, as they both fly to Nebraska to catch this maniac. 

Thorne is erratic, abrasive and unpredictably brilliant, but what he and Kane find in the heartland is much more than anyone bargained for, especially when the Iceman challenges them personally, where it hurts most. 

The clock is ticking and a little girl’s life is on the line. 

And maybe even more with that, once they find out what he’s really up to. 

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