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Last Known Victim (Stacy Killian, Bk 3)
Last Known Victim - Stacy Killian, Bk 3
Author: Erica Spindler
August 2005. — Amid death and destruction, hurricane-savaged New Orleans has a new dark force to fear. — As the rescue efforts unfold, a grisly discovery is made at one of the massive refrigerator 'graveyards.' One of these metal hulks contains six human hands—all female, all right hands. The press has dubbed the unknown perpetrator ...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780778325796
ISBN-10: 0778325792
Publication Date: 4/1/2008
Pages: 528
Rating:
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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3.8 stars, based on 172 ratings
Publisher: Mira
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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CrystalRose avatar reviewed Last Known Victim (Stacy Killian, Bk 3) on + 23 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 6
I normally love Erica Spindlers books. This however was not one of my favorites. Parts of it were just dull and seemed to drag. The story itself was pretty interesting..once you got around all the filler. It felt like she had an idea for the story and then wasn't sure how to pan it out so she filled in alot of backstory that wasn't needed. Also I really couldn't connect to the main character Patty O'Shay at all. The last few chapters got interesting but..the ending was pretty anticlimatic. A decent read but not one of her best.
reviewed Last Known Victim (Stacy Killian, Bk 3) on + 40 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 4
I absolutey loved this book. I finished it in two days. I loved all the characters and all their underlying storylines. This book kept me hooked from page one. It is full of twist and turns and a very shocking ending. I highly recommend this book.
reviewed Last Known Victim (Stacy Killian, Bk 3) on
Helpful Score: 4
Every Erica Spindler book I read is better than the last one! I love the suspense and it is a fast read. There are so many turns and twists she always keeps me guessing!! I definitely recommend this book to those who love mystery and suspense!
MELNELYNN avatar reviewed Last Known Victim (Stacy Killian, Bk 3) on + 669 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
Erica Spindler is in my top ten favorite/must read authors for a reason. She has more than proved herself as a talented, page turning author. Her characters are solid and interesting. Her facts are more realistic than a lot of books in the same genre. In LKV, Patti O'Shay, a captain in the New Orleans police department is out to find her husband's killer. The first clues come from an abandoned refridgerator left in Katrina's aftermath. One of my three suspects eventually became unmasked as the killer. This isn't a bad stat. I like to be kept guessing, and Spindler suceeds in that again here. I hate having to wait a year each time for a new Spindler book. If you haven't read any books by this author, I recommend you pick up some of the older ones first. Work your way through them to this one! Last Known Victim isn't a five star book like most of her others, but it still is way above the norm.
reviewed Last Known Victim (Stacy Killian, Bk 3) on + 6 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
I've read all of Erica Spindler's novels. Not only is she a great writer, but also her novels center around New Orleans, near where I'm from. The back cover reads: "In 2005, hurricane rescue workers made a grisly discovery at one of the massive refrigerator 'graveyards'----six female hands." Spindler will keep you in suspense from front to back covers.
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robinmy avatar reviewed Last Known Victim (Stacy Killian, Bk 3) on + 1792 more book reviews
In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, the police discover six severed hands in an abandoned refrigerator. A quick investigation finds no leads. Two years later a body is discovered in a shallow grave; its right hand missing. Also in the grave is the badge of murdered policeman Sammie O'Shay. Captain Patti O'Shay knows there is a link between her husband's murder and the serial killer dubbed "The Handyman". When a stripper contacts the police and claims to know the identity of the person found in the grave, Patti jumps at the chance to solve the mystery of her husband's death. But as Patti and her detectives begin to question the accuracy of the stripper's claims, new clues are uncovered.

This is the third book in Spindler's Stacy Killian series. Stacy and her boyfriend, Spencer Malone, are secondary characters in this book. They help Spencer's Aunt Patti discover the identity of The Handyman. The story is fast moving, but does bog down a bit in the middle. There were three characters that were suspects in this book. I guessed the identity of the villain early in the story. My rating: 3.5 Stars.
hurrigirl avatar reviewed Last Known Victim (Stacy Killian, Bk 3) on + 24 more book reviews
Solid mystery writing. The plot twists were a bit expected but I still enjoyed reading it.
my2luvsemmyandmally avatar reviewed Last Known Victim (Stacy Killian, Bk 3) on + 758 more book reviews
Good book.....Spindler never disappoints! Lots of twists and turns to hold your interest!


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