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by Chelsea Cain
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Url Phantomhive
Url Phantomhive rated it 6 years ago
Evil at Heart is the third novel by Chelsea Cain about Gretchen Lowell, a female serial killer. I've read the first two books as well, and just like the others, this one was nice to read. The writing style ant the story are very fast and there is a lot of suspense in the story. The relationship b...
The Book Frog
The Book Frog rated it 6 years ago
Evil at Heart, the third of the Gretchen Lowell/Archie Sheridan thrillers, picks up just months after the end of Sweetheart. Gretchen Lowell, the Beauty Killer, is still at large, and Archie has voluntarily committed himself to a psychiatric institute which he doesn't care to leave. The Beauty Kille...
Retiredbear rated it 7 years ago
This is the third Archie/Gretchen novel by Chelsea Cain that I have read. It seems that each one drops by half a star. This time, we do not focus on their relationship so I was a bit let down. The change in storyline is initially offputting even though it is still very well written.After my initi...
Constantly Moving the Bookmark
Constantly Moving the Bookmark rated it 8 years ago
Gretchen Lowell is still on the loose and Archie Sheridan is still looking for her. But is he looking for her as a cop, or as a lover? Gretchen is a female serial killer who could stand toe to toe with Hannibal Lector and Archie not only is the detective on the case but a victim she chose to let li...
Marvin's Bookish Blog
Marvin's Bookish Blog rated it 8 years ago
While Heartsick was a nifty twist on the serial killer novel and Sweetheart was a good if predictable follow-up, the third installment of the Grechen Lowell series loses the excitement. Evil at Heart misses on many levels. Gretchen Lowell barely shows up, Archie Sheridan descends from tragic to path...
Tall Girls Have Short Memories
Tall Girls Have Short Memories rated it 9 years ago
I liked this book SO MUCH Better than the last one, even though I think that overall the story is much weaker. But there was less Gretchen, which I was glad of, and I was happy at the distance that Archie is starting to make for himself.I think it was weak that Gretchen was, AGAIN, connected to thi...
A Book and A Review #2
A Book and A Review #2 rated it 9 years ago
Classic Gretchen and Archie with an extra helping of Susan!! A bit more twisted, but alot more fantastic!!! Can't wait for the next one...I swear these two are better than Clarise and Hannibal!!!
Coffee Bean Bookshelf
Coffee Bean Bookshelf rated it 9 years ago
Disturbing. But probably very close to reality in the way that she portrays the public's view of a serial killer, the media's obsession with news that isn't really news and how it affects people. I actually found the sub-plot about the media and public spectacle about Gretchen more intriguing than...
AmieStuart rated it 10 years ago
Much as I enjoyed the first two books, this one kinda (okay seriously) squicked me out in places--almost as if the author felt she HAD to push the squick-o-meter -- by design or because she was forced. And like in her first two novels, Cain can't quite make the secondary storyline come together (or...
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