Monday, August 18, 2014

MALICE by Anne Patrick

Jo McDaniels is living in Oregon, happily married, and expecting their first child. Jo is content with her life, that is until her old boss wants her help catching the serial killer that managed to escape them in Maine. Harland Briggs has reappeared and is leaving a trail of carnage across the country. Jo was the original profiler on that case and she knows with her gift she can help catch him. Her husband doesn't want her to help. He feels it's too much pressure for her and the baby and way to dangerous. He may be right, but Jo won't rest until the monster is apprehended.

Malice is a great follow-up to Ties That Bind. It's one that keeps you totally involved from beginning to end but does deal with a difficult subject matter. Harland Briggs and the things he does are pure evil. I found myself mostly reading during the daylight hours. I thoroughly enjoyed the relationship between our lead couple. The ups and downs they experienced made it feel very authentic. I also enjoyed Isaac (Jo's old boss). I thought he added a lot to the story. Bailey is a teen that was fun to get to know. There was an unexpected twist at the end that I thought was great! If you enjoy CSI or similar type stories, I would definitely recommend Malice.

*This complimentary copy was provided by the author in exchange for an honest review*

Paperback: 196 pages
ISBN-10: 1499289901
ISBN-13: 978-1499289909

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