I picked up this cheap punt from a charity shop *And Subseuently Chose It To Read A Few Weeks Later *subseuently chose it to read a few weeks later I needed a uick and easy crime read to complete my target of 120 books read in 2016 This met that remitexpectation perfectly adeuately It tells the tale of a female police detective on the return from injury in her pervious case trying to track down a crazed hammer killer of recently released ex convictsAlas though despite a creative plot at the centre of it the book didn t really raise itself above others in the enre in any real sense The writing was ood but nothing special with respect to painting a descriptive picture The characters were in the main OK but there were a few too many cardboard cut outs as supporting agents and I found aspects of the interpersonal relationships and office politics a bit tedious at times The pace was a little inconsistent with respect to early parts dragging and taking a while to tie together and final chapters progressing at a pace and in a manner which would ve been easier to follow on screen than on the pageEssentially there wasn t a huge amount massively wrong with this perfectly enjoyable book but I just feel I have several better alternatives as far as London centric crime reads are concerned I am enjoying this fast moving series but I had the plot worked out uite early into the book it s was just the finer points that needed revealing Will read the next one Second time round and a solid winner Go Antonia and Mike taking on all comers and saving not only the day her relationship spoiling the little interloper for her job Great twists and turns and an unexpected plot ending Can t wait for the next bookas long as it doesn t have *An Easter Bunny Killer *Easter Bunny killer a continuation of the 1st Passover Alistar you ve done it again you will always be on my watch list Bravo Not as ripping as the authors first book the advent killer A bit long and drawn out found myself skipping paragraphs The second book in the DCI Antonia Hawk. From the bestselling author of The Advent KillerThe second thrilling novel in the DCI Antonia Hawkins series by Alastair GunnTRUE DEVOTION IS DEADLYWhen the body of a young woman is found brutally slain on Valentine’s Day the press reacts with barely disguised lee For DCI Antonia Hawkins still recovering from the terrible wounds inflicted by anoth. Thinking and history which I find *Annoying As It Disrupts My *as it disrupts my rhythmI was all set to rate this novel at 2 stars because I really struggled to et through it but the ingenuity of the ending redeemed it This book did not really work for me Hawkins is an interesting character if a little too excitable and the story starts off well with a serial killer and flashbacks to the killer s earlier life The
chase at the end should have been exciting but somehow fell at the end should have been exciting but somehow fell and the explanation for how the killer Red Land Yellow River A Story from the Cultural Revolution got to know his victims was downright implausible Back with Antonia Hawkins for book 2 It seems forever ago since I read book 1 and I purchased this book back in August 2015 Bad me i m slowly playing catch up with some of the series of books I ve started and not yet finished This is another of those books that for some reasonot lost in the dark and dusty archive shelves of my kindle It must have really needed me to read it as it somehow just happened to pop up to the top of the page so it was really telling me to read itThe It's Here Now Are You? good thing now with being slightly behind Iet to read book 3 and 4 as soon as I choose to Anyhow the book What did I think Well I actually enjoyed it I like Antonia she s Highlander's Unwanted Bride: A Steamy Scottish Medieval Historical Romance (Sassenach Brides Book 1) gutsy but stupid sometimes she stubborn and awkward she s a character i m enjoyingetting to know Antonia has received some pretty horrific injuries after being s A reat premise for a plot really unusual I hadn t realised this was the second book in a series no excuse it did say so when i bought it a couple of years ago and although the main plot is a stand alone story it would have added to it if I had known exactly what had happened to Antonia and her relationship with MikeI was anjoying the characters the idea for a plot and the rivalry and then it suddenly stopped hence the loss of a star Yes the culprits were found but what happened to Tanner Maybe we will find out in the next book as l will certainly be reading of them and i will be reading the first one too. A monster who has been labelled the Valentine Killer Prasie for My Bloody Valentine by Alastair Gunn ‘‘The final section of the book is brilliantly done a stunning plot twist with the most ripping car chase I have read in a long time – Cri Fi Lover ‘‘Clever well thought out and convincing Tension is high right from the et o – Crimewar.
Alastair Gunn ☆ 3 downloadIns sees us join Antonia as she s still recovering from the injuries she received at the end of The Advent Killer Faced with a brutal murder on Valentine s Day Antonia must overcome her own issues as she battles to discover the killer before people dieI really enjoyed following Antonia s recovery and totally identified with the idea of etting back to work early because she was worried someone might take her job from her The crimes were interesting and I enjoyed the flashback chapters iving a reater look and I enjoyed the flashback chapters iving a Brain Games - Sudoku Large Print greater look the history of the killer and the twist at the end wasreat A second outing for DCI
Antonia Hawkins still suffering the after effects of being attacked by a serialHawkins still suffering the after effects of being attacked by a serial at Christmas This time round she s seeking a serial killer who s bashing people s heads in with a hammer whilst trying to stop a usurper in the ranks and navigating her new relationship with Maguire Gripping crime novel with a nice twist at the end Having read and enjoyed the first novel in the series The Advent Killer I was looking forward to reading My Bloody Valentine in which Bull kills ex prisoners by hitting them in the head with a hammer and acting DCI Antonia Hawkins investigatesI found *it a difficult novel to et involved in and it took me days rather than *a difficult novel to et involved in and it took me days rather than to read I always seemed to have something better to do than puck it up again and this is a shame as it has a very The Sweet Sins good and original ending It seems to me that there is too much elseoing on in the novel that the investigation is lacklustre and almost an afterthought Firstly Antonia is recovering from 11 stab wounds but insists on returning to work before she s fit as she hears there is a rival for her acting DCI role and is determined not to lose it Secondly she is having relationship issues over her singleminded determination to hold on to her job Thirdly her rival shows up and acts in an extremely unprofessional and realistic way The narrative also regularly switches point of view from Antonia s troubles to Bull Er killer the pressure of another high profile murder investigation could barely be worse timedBattling her own physical limitations and under pressure from a new member of the team whose ambition to displace her is hard to conceal Hawkins must discover not just who killed the first victim but why – or watch helplessly as others die at the hands of.