Breakneck, Paperback Book
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Mary Catherine 'MC' Riggio and Kitt Lundgren, detective partners at the Rockford Violent Crimes Bureau, have been through a lot together.

Lately, though, things have begun to look up: MC is about to get married, while Kitt is slowly coming to terms with the loss of her daughter. Suddenly, the fragile peace of their world is shattered when a brutal murder strikes close to home for MC. Nothing will be the same again. A killer is on the loose, someone who quickly and systematically works his way down a seemingly unconnected list of victims.

With the body count rising, MC realises that she has to keep her head in the game and use her grief to fuel the hunt, but as the madman draws ever closer, Kitt and MC begin to struggle to walk that fine line between protecting the law - and taking it into their own hands . . .


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 384 pages
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
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  • Category: Thriller / suspense
  • ISBN: 9780751540932

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From fantastic fiction..Detective MC Riggio can't wait to get married. She is desperately in love with her fiance Dan, and is counting down the days until the wedding. Best of all, her big Italian family have welcomed Dan with open arms, her mother ecstatic at the thought of more grandchildren. But MC never does marry Dan or have his children. A few weeks before the wedding day he is shot dead ? and MC's world crumbles into pieces. Detective Kitt Lundgren is there to support her colleague. She knows grief only too well ? her only daughter has recently died ? and she knows that MC's only concern now will be to find out who killed her fiance. So the two women work day and night to discover what happened to Dan. But there is a ruthless killer on the loose, a killer who knows no fear. And Kitt and MC have put themselves right in the firing line...A nice easy thriller which unlike some books is not complex and straight to the point. M C and Kitt are back in their second book and I feel there will probably be more to follow with these characters. I always enjoy Erica Spindler books but what this one does lack is a romance between a lead female character and one of the lead males. When ES does include a romance she does it very well and it is not too sugary. The ‘baddie’ as always kept me guessing until the end of the story when really all the clues where there. My only other gripe is that I thought M C’s relation Sam for is age was really a bit dim, unless he was meant to be like he was because he was involved. A nice easy book to read and always enjoyable.

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