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REVENGE ON THE LEVELS a gripping crime thriller full of suspense (Detective Kate Hamblin Mystery Book 2) Kindle Edition
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS BOOK WAS ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED AS REQUIEM.
TWISTER IS BACK AND HE WANTS REVENGE.
Two years ago psychotic undertaker Larry "Twister" Wadman disappeared after blasting two police detectives to death with an incendiary device and embarking on a murderous rampage across the Somerset Levels.
For most, memories have dulled, but the sole survivor of the carnage, Detective Kate Hamblin, cannot forget.
Then a prostitute’s body is found dumped in a coffin in Twister’s now derelict funeral parlor, dressed in a police uniform.
Kate realizes that her old enemy is back, and out to get her.
A massive murder hunt is launched and it becomes evident that the deranged killer is in no hurry to make his move. He wants to have some fun first — and Twister’s idea of fun is the last thing Kate or any sane person would wish for.
A RACE AGAINST TIME TO STOP A PSYCHOTIC KILLER WITH A VENDETTA AGAINST HER.
DISCOVER A BREATH-TAKING NEW SERIES OF MYSTERIES THAT YOU WON’T WANT TO PUT DOWN.
Perfect for fans of Rachel Abbott, Robert Bryndza, Mel Sherratt, Angela Marsons, Colin Dexter, or Ruth Rendell.
Kate Hamblin is a feisty, young police detective, with a dynamic approach to her job. She is plucky and tenacious, but prone to being impetuous and headstrong, which often lands her in tight spots and does not exactly endear her to her crusty boss, DI Ted Roscoe.
In stark contrast to Kate, her detective partner, Hayden, is an overweight, untidy ex-public schoolboy, with a pompous, laid-back attitude, which drives her to distraction. But he is also highly intelligent, with a keen, analytical mind and a practical, reasoned approach to everything, which often acts as a brake on some of his partner’s more impulsive actions.
A patchwork of fields, peat moor and marshland, dotted with picturesque villages and criss-crossed by man-made irrigation ditches or rhynes, the Somerset Levels covers an area of about 160,000 acres between the Mendips and Quantock Hills, in the County of Somerset. Sparsely populated outside the local towns of Bridgwater, Glastonbury and Street and prone to flooding, it is a haven for wild life, a wild, secret place with an atmospheric brooding stillness, which creeps into the very soul; a place where the booming call of a bittern or the beating of an owl’s wings in the mist is bound to fire the imagination of any self-respecting crime novelist, whose thoughts will invariably turn to . . . murder.
A former police superintendent, with thirty years’ service. Since ‘turning to crime’, he has received critical media acclaim, including a welcome accolade from Inspector Morse’s creator, the late great, Colin Dexter, and he is now a prolific novelist with eleven published crime novels and an autobiography on his police career to his credit. His previous police experience has enabled him to provide a gritty realism to his thrillers and his Somerset Murder Series, featuring feisty female detective, Kate, and her partner, Hayden, has gone from strength to strength, attracting interest in the United States as well as in the UK.
DETECTIVE KATE HAMBLIN MYSTERY SERIES
Book 1: MURDER ON THE LEVELS
Book 2: REVENGE ON THE LEVELS
Book 3: FEAR ON THE LEVELS
Book 4: KILLER ON THE LEVELS
Book 5: SECRETS ON THE LEVELS
Book 6: DEATH ON THE LEVELS
Book 7: POISON ON THE LEVELS
Book 8: WITCH FIRE ON THE LEVELS
Book 9: STALKER ON THE LEVELS
Book 10: VENOM ON THE LEVELS
From the Publisher
Looking for a series of addictive crime thrillers full of twists?
Look no further and meet the feisty young detective, Kate Hamblin, and her highly intelligent laid-back detective constable husband and partner, Hayden.
This bestselling series from a former police officer is perfect for fans of Rachel Abbott, Robert Bryndza, Joy Ellis, Mel Sherratt, Angela Marsons, Helen H. Durrant, Colin Dexter or Ruth Rendell.
About the Author
- ASIN : B07RWK3SFK
- Publisher : Joffe Books crime thrillers (15 May 2019)
- Language : English
- File size : 1051 KB
- Simultaneous device usage : Unlimited
- Text-to-Speech : Enabled
- Screen Reader : Supported
- Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
- X-Ray : Enabled
- Word Wise : Enabled
- Print length : 251 pages
- Best Sellers Rank: 26,209 in Kindle Store (See Top 100 in Kindle Store)
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The author frequently defines characters by their sexuality, making a massive deal of it if a character happens not to be straight......this is exceptionally tedious and not what l expect of a contemporary book.
But the books are easy to read and fun. I have just bought the third in the series and expect to keep going.
ending is too short and quick for me and a little far fetched. The book --ok, and worth reading!!
The characters feel true to life and the location adds to the atmosphere. Plenty of twists and turns make it a great read.