Career of Evil (A Cormoran Strike Novel)
Career of Evil is the third in the highly acclaimed series featuring private detective Cormoran Strike and his assistant Robin Ellacott. When a mysterious package is delivered to Robin Ellacott, she is horrified to discover that it contains a woman's severed leg. Her boss, private detective... show more
Career of Evil is the third in the highly acclaimed series featuring private detective Cormoran Strike and his assistant Robin Ellacott. When a mysterious package is delivered to Robin Ellacott, she is horrified to discover that it contains a woman's severed leg. Her boss, private detective Cormoran Strike, is less surprised but no less alarmed. There are four people from his past who he thinks could be responsible--and Strike knows that any one of them is capable of sustained and unspeakable brutality. With the police focusing on one of the suspects, Strike and Robin delve into the dark and twisted worlds of the other three men. But as more horrendous acts occur, time is running out for the two of them...
Publish date: 2016-04-19
Publisher: Mulholland Books
Pages no: 512
Edition language: English
Of the series so far I liked this entry the most! It's much darker and more graphically violent than the two previous books, and that works well for me. This time Strike is hunting a serial killer who may or may not have been related to the person who sent Robin a human leg. That's right, a leg. T...
This book felt like it took forever for me to finish. I read the first 1/3 pretty quickly, and that the second 1/3 felt like pushing through cement, the last 1/3 flew by. I was incredibly frustrated by the characters, most particularly Robin, throughout most of this installment. Her behavior was s...
Soooo ... turns out I listened to book 3 almost straight on the heels of book 2 after all, because I've had some fairly major anger and sadness issues to go through lately, and nothing helps in that process like a really dark-hued book, right? As a matter of fact, it turns out that yours truly was...
Reading this for Terrifying women. And it is better than I thought. A leg was sent to Strike' office and was addressed to Robin, his assistant. Who would send a leg to him? And is the leg's owner still alive? 25% finished and it is not even close to getting to who he is. But the threat...