The 7th Victim, Paperback Book

The 7th Victim Paperback

Part of the Texas Rangers series

3.5 out of 5 (1 rating)


Mary Burton's latest work The 7th Victim will keep fans of dark psychological suspense up all night. The one who got away - is the only one he wants. It's been seven years since the Seattle Strangler terrorized the city.

His victims were all young, pretty, their lifeless bodies found wrapped in a white dress.

But there was one who miraculously escaped death...Lara Church has only hazy memories of her long-ago attack.

What she does have is a home in Austin, a job, and a chance at a normal life at last.

Then Texas Ranger James Beck arrives on her doorstep with shattering news: The Strangler is back. And this time, he's in Austin. The New York Times bestselling author of Dead Ringer and I'm Watching You Mary Burton returns with The Seventh Victim.

For everyone who loves the works of Karin Slaughter, Tess Gerritsen, Kathy Reichs and Karen Rose, The 7th Victim by Mary Burton will fulfil all your darkest thriller dreams! Praise for The Seventh Victim: 'A twisted tale ...I couldn't put it down' Lisa Jackson 'Will have readers sleeping with the lights on' Publishers Weekly (starred review) Mary Burton is the New York Times bestselling and critically acclaimed author of I'm Watching You, Dead Ringer, Dying Scream, Senseless, Merciless and Before She Dies - all set in Virginia, USA, where Mary lives with her family.


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This one had me fooled, a story where the seventh victim of a serial killer, who somehow survives, finds herself having to face some of her demons when women where she lives now start dying in the same ways she nearly died. I was reading it, enjoying myself and patting myself on the back for guessing from the clues who dunnit when the author pulled one out of the left field and made me gasp, it was a pleased gasp as an author surprised me and had me at the edge of the seat, cause it was once again open to interpretation as to if characters would survive. The romance didn't have a great buildup but overall it was a good read and I would recommend it.

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