The Face of Death
In Shadow Man, Cody McFadyen took the suspense thriller where other writers have feared to tread. He introduced readers to a heroine every bit as dark and edgy as the serial killers she hunts: Special Agent Smoky Barrett. Now, in his latest novel, McFadyen brings Agent Barrett back to track down... show more
In Shadow Man, Cody McFadyen took the suspense thriller where other writers have feared to tread. He introduced readers to a heroine every bit as dark and edgy as the serial killers she hunts: Special Agent Smoky Barrett. Now, in his latest novel, McFadyen brings Agent Barrett back to track down a killer who breaks all the rules. Get ready for a shattering confrontation with the very essence of human evil.“I want to talk to Smoky Barrett or I’ll kill myself.”The girl is sixteen, at the scene of a grisly triple homicide, and has a gun to her head. She claims “The Stranger” killed her adoptive family, that he’s been following her all her life, killing everyone she ever loved, and that no one believes her.No one has. Until now.Special Agent Smoky Barrett is head of the violent crimes unit in Los Angeles, the part of the FBI reserved for tracking down the worst of the worst. Her team has been handpicked from among the nation’s elite law enforcement specialists and they are as obsessed and relentless as the psychos they hunt; they’ll have to be to deal with this case.For another vicious double homicide reveals a killer embarked on a dark crusade of trauma and death: an “artist” who’s molding sixteen-year-old Sarah into the perfect victim—and the ultimate weapon. But Smoky Barrett has another, more personal reason for catching The Stranger—an adopted daughter and a new life that are worth protecting at any cost.This time Smoky is going to have to put it all on the line. Because The Stranger is all too real, all too close, and all too relentless. And when he finally shows his face, if she’s not ready to confront her worst fear, Smoky won’t have time to do anything but die.
Publish date: May 29th 2007
Pages no: 464
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, Mystery Thriller
, German Literature
Series: Smoky Barrett (#2)
Die FBI-Agentin Smoky Barrett und ihr Team sind ein zweites Mal gefragt. Die junge Sarah sitzt inmitten eines Gemetzels, das der Todeskünstler angerichtet hat. Ihre Pflegefamilie wurde nicht nur dahin gerafft sondern regelrecht ausgeweidet. Und nun droht sie damit, selbst zu Ende zu bringen, was der...
Eine tolle Fortsetzung. Bonnie wohnt nun richtig bei Smoky und die beiden versuchen ein normales Leben zu führen, zur Zeit will Bonnie immer noch nicht sprechen. Dann hat Smoky endlich mal Urlaub sie möchte gerne die Sachen von ihrer verstorbenen Tochter und ihren verstorbenen Mann wegpacken um sich...
Liked it better than book 1 even. Something about this series, the writing and the characters that makes me keep reading.
This was almost as good as the first one, however it suffered a bit from repetitions from the first book. I guess that's fine if there has been some time in between reads but one day to the next, then that gets very visible and frankly I just skipped those parts. I think that's my only negative expe...
Meine Meinung:Das zweite Buch aus der Reihe des autoren und ich bin genauso begeistert wie von Teil 1. Das Buch war von vorne bis hinten einfach nur krank- genial krank! Alles wieder logisch aufgebaut mit Spannung die manchmal kaum auszuhalten war und den gleichen und einigen neuen unheimlich Sympat...