Book Reviews of Killing the Shadows

Killing the Shadows
Killing the Shadows
Author: Val McDermid
ISBN-13: 9780006514183
ISBN-10: 0006514189
Publication Date: 5/8/2001
Pages: 576
Edition: New Ed
Rating:
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.
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4.3 stars, based on 8 ratings
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
Book Type: Paperback
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From the back cover:
A killer is on the loose, blurring the line between fact and fiction. His prey--writers of bestseelling crime novels--are unaware that they have scripted their own murders, for this diabolical killer reenacts the most chilling scenes in his victims' books. The desperate hunt to uncover his identity becomes a matter of life and death for one woman..
Professor Fiona Cameron is an academic psychologist who uses computer technology to help police forces track serial offenders. Fiona is working a case in Spain when her lover, thriller writer Kit Martin, tells her a fellow crime novelist has been killed. It's not her case, but Fiona can't help taking an interest. And it isn't long before the killer strikes again..And again...

Now Fiona finds herself caught in a race against time, culminating in a tense confrontation that can have only one outcome...

Earl H., Meldrim, Ga.
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I'm a picky, picky reader and never post a book I didn't like!
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Val McDermid is probably the best British mystery writer
around (other than P.D. James, that is). Nothing can beat
her Place of Execution but this one comes close!
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McDermid is a good writer, but this one is a bit gory for my tastes.
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I REALLY LOVED THIS BOOK, A REAL PAGE TURNER.
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Love this author! Great read with lots of suspense.
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Excellent thriller by the author of the Tony Hill series. Loved it!
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Looks like a good thriller!
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Aserial killer is targeting authors of serial killer books, murdering them in the same was as the character in their book.