Cold Kill Paperback
by Neil White
Every breath you take, he'll be watching you...When Jane Roberts is found dead in a woodland area Detective Sergeant Laura McGanity is first on the scene.
The body bears a chilling similarity to a woman - Deborah Corley -murdered three weeks earlier.
Both have been stripped,strangled and defiled. When reporter Jack Garrett starts digging for dirt on the notorious Whitcroft estate, he finds himself face-to-face with Jane's father and gangland boss Don who will stop at nothing until justice is done.
It seems that the two murdered women were linked in more ways than one and a dirty secret is about to surface that some would prefer stay buried.
As the killer circles once more, Jack and Laura must get to him before he strikes again.
But his sights are set on his next victim and he's watching Laura's every move...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 464 pages
- Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
- Publication Date: 09/06/2011
- Category: Crime & mystery
- ISBN: 9781847561299
Showing 1 - 2 of 2 reviews.
Review by Eyejaybee
An enjoyable, gritty murder story set in the fictitious town of Backley in Yorkshire. It starts with the apparently motiveless murder of Jane Roberts, a young attractive woman, though it later transpires that her father is the local underworld boss. It also quickly becomes apparent that this murder matches an earlier one in which the daughter of a police officer from the same town had been killed.The police investigation is led by the lugubrious and splenetic Inspector Carson, assisted by Sergeant Laura McGanity. Things are complicated by the fact that she lives with Jack Garrett, leading reporter for the local paper.As more attacks are reported, the local underworld boss has his thugs out looking for revenge. Can the police find their man before he is "offed" by local hoodlums? Can Garrett get a story without compromising McGanity?Neil White manages the multiple plot streams admirably, and the reader's attention never flags.
Review by imyknott
Good, speedy story, packed with plenty of excitement and gore. Not up to Neil White's other offerings however as it was a bit too predictable (although I may be reading too many of his books - perhaps it is time for a change).