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Dead By Morning (Dead By, Bk 2) (Powell Agency, Bk 8)
Dead By Morning - Dead By, Bk 2 - Powell Agency, Bk 8 Author:Beverly Barton THE DARKEST SINS — He begins his work just before dawn, wielding a knife with the precision of a surgeon. Cunning and meticulous, he's always in control. Mercy is not an option.... — WILL ALWAYS — Maleah Purdue is tough, outspoken, and completely dedicated to her work at the Powell Security Agency. But her fearless exterior sh... more »atters when a madman begins killing her colleagues one by one, mimicking a notorious serial killer already behind bars. Working alongside top profiler Derek Lawrence, Maleah will do anything to find the murderer, even if it means playing a psychopath's twisted mind games.
COME TO LIGHT
No one connected to the Agency is safe. No one is beyond suspicion. For as Maleah and Derek piece together the clues, they uncover a chilling legacy of lies and brutal vengeance -- and a killer who has been hiding in plain sight all along....« less
Usually have liked Barton's books BUT this one is waaaaaay to long, the banter between the two main characters gets repetitive and boring since you already know they will fall in bed then fall in love, etc. the trips to the prison to interview a 'killer' is based too much on the Hannibal Lector character and gets tedious and boring, it could've been written better and a shorter version to keep your attention better. sorry if it spoils some of the plot
I need to clarify the 3 star rating for this one, I have not read the 11 books prior in this series and I think that may have been essential. There are alot of references that I think the reader already knows if he/she has been following the series. This book was lengthy, it had a long start up and it was hard for me to get "invovled" with the characters. I found myself not too fond of the main investigative team and the "original" bad guy reminded me of Hannibal Lector, just creepy! It has some twists and turns, but I would recommend reading from the beginning of this series.