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Book Review

A Mind To Kill
by John Nicholl

Category:  Psychological Thriller

Average Rating:  4.0

When Rebecca's childhood abuser avoids prosecution, it sets her on a path to revenge, revenge on any man who preys on the innocent. Twenty-three-year-old Rebecca poses as a child online and sets her trap, luring one predatory paedophile after another to their deaths. When a man's severed head is found washed up on a windswept estuary beach, the police begin their investigation.

Jeff

[2017-10-04 00:26:15]

Rating:  4

Detective Inspector Gravel (from Portraits of the Dead) is back in this intensely suspenseful psychological thriller. He isn't a particularly likable character -- too many vices -- and the villains in this story are much too stereotypical. More exploration of the characters might have helped the story to seem more realistic. As with Nicholl's other novels , this is very British and very graphic.

Jake Urry's performance is excellent. Not being British myself, I cannot comment on his dialects, but for the most part, I had no trouble following dialog. His British accent helps with authenticity and atmosphere.

I think this is one of Nicholl's better stories.

NOTE: I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.


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