In the city that’s become a symbol for the death of the American dream, a nightmare killer is unravelling reality. The new thriller from Lauren Beukes, author of The Shining Girls.Detective Gabi Versado has hunted down many monsters during her eight years in Homicide. She’s seen stupidity,... show more
In the city that’s become a symbol for the death of the American dream, a nightmare killer is unravelling reality. The new thriller from Lauren Beukes, author of The Shining Girls.Detective Gabi Versado has hunted down many monsters during her eight years in Homicide. She’s seen stupidity, corruption and just plain badness. But she’s never seen anything like this.Clayton B
Pages no: 544
Edition language: English
A prime example how a otherwise decent three star book gets ruined by a ridiculous ending. I was intrigued by the twisted murder mystery. A body, half boy, half deer, is found and I expected a compelling thriller. But the story turns into a weird horror-mystery-thriller-mix with a central message ...
Whoever wrote the jacket cover blurb for this book sure knew how to attract readers to it. A gruesome murder of a boy that is found with the upper body sewn onto a deer in a “genre-bending novel of suspense” gave me high hopes, especially factoring in aspects like the exploration of the human condit...
I received a free kindle copy of Broken Monsters by Lauren Beukes published by Mulholland Books from NetGalley in exchange for a fair review. There were too many points of view in this suspense-filled thriller. Even though the chapters were clearly marked as to who was currently speaking, it was s...
This is the second book by Lauren Beukes that I’ve read, the first being The Shining Girls, which was a genre crossover about a time-travelling serial killer. I wasn’t hugely impressed with The Shining Girls and it reaffirmed my belief that, as much as I’d love them too, genre crossovers rarely work...
I received a free copy in exchange or an honest reviewThis book is not from a genre I normally read so it took me a while but I'm sure people who are fans of dark murder mysteries will enjoy it.
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