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Taboo - Casey Hill
Taboo
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Forensic investigator Reilly Steel, Quantico-trained and California-born and bred, imagined Dublin to be a far cry from bustling San Francisco, a sleepy backwater where she can lay past ghosts to rest and start anew. She's arrived in Ireland to drag the Irish crime lab into the 21st century, plus... show more
Forensic investigator Reilly Steel, Quantico-trained and California-born and bred, imagined Dublin to be a far cry from bustling San Francisco, a sleepy backwater where she can lay past ghosts to rest and start anew. She's arrived in Ireland to drag the Irish crime lab into the 21st century, plus keep tabs on her Irish-born father who's increasingly seeking solace in the bottle after a past family tragedy. But a brutal serial killer soon puts paid to that. When a young man and woman are found dead in an apartment, the gunshot wounds on their naked bodies suggest a suicide pact. But Reilly's instincts are screaming that something's seriously amiss, and as more bodies are discovered, the team soon realises that a twisted murderer is at work, one who seeks to upset society's norms in the most sickening way imaginable...
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780857202390 (0857202391)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK
Pages no: 409
Edition language: English
Series: Reilly Steel (#1)
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Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it
3.0 Taboo
While this story of a serial killer being investigated by an American forensic scientist and a sympathetic Garda (Irish Cop) isn't bad, and the tension was racked up, I had issues with it. Ah the American coming to Ireland to show the Irish what to do. Done already and if I remember correctly some ...
Witty Little Knitter
Witty Little Knitter rated it
2.0
Das Rad neu erfunden wird in Tabu sicher nicht. All das war irgendwie schon einmal da: eine (gutaussehende) Forensik-Expertin, die es nicht so ganz lassen kann ihre Nase in die polizeilichen Ermittlungen zu stecken (wobei Reilly hier noch recht zurückhaltend ist) und die eine dunkle Vergangenheit m...
Bookishly Me
Bookishly Me rated it
Reilly Steel, born in Ireland, moves from California to Dublin to lead the Dublin forensics team to modernisch the lab. She is not really excepted there, only by the younger crowd walking the lab. And while trying to teach them something they have murders to investigate. Together with Detective Chri...
The Way She Reads
The Way She Reads rated it
4.0
Melissa Hill is the very popular and successful author of several so called chick-lit titles. Feeling the need to explore the darker side of human nature she teamed up with her husband Kevin, adopted the name Casey Hill for the partnership and proceeded to bring us Taboo.And boy did she succeed in d...
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