The Night Season
With the Beauty Killer Gretchen Lowell locked away behind bars once again, Archie Sheridan—a Portland police detective and nearly one of her victims—can finally rest a little easier. Meanwhile, the rest of the city of Portland is in crisis. Heavy rains have flooded the Willamette River, and... show more
With the Beauty Killer Gretchen Lowell locked away behind bars once again, Archie Sheridan—a Portland police detective and nearly one of her victims—can finally rest a little easier. Meanwhile, the rest of the city of Portland is in crisis. Heavy rains have flooded the Willamette River, and several people have drowned in the quickly rising waters. Or at least that’s what they thought until the medical examiner discovers that the latest victim didn’t drown: She was poisoned before she went into the water. Soon after, three of those drownings are also proven to be murders. Portland has a new serial killer on its hands, and Archie and his task force have a new case. Reporter Susan Ward is chasing this story of a new serial killer with gusto, but she’s also got another lead to follow for an entirely separate mystery: The flooding has unearthed a skeleton, a man who might have died more than sixty years ago, the last time Portland flooded this badly, when the water washed away an entire neighborhood and killed at least fifteen people. With Archie following the bizarre trail of evidence and evil deeds to catch a killer and possibly regain his life, and Susan Ward close behind, Chelsea Cain—one of today’s most talented suspense writers—launches the next installment of her bestselling series with an electric thriller.
Publish date: March 1st 2011
Publisher: Minotaur Books
Pages no: 322
Edition language: English
Series: Archie Sheridan & Gretchen Lowell (#4)
Sehr gut! Nachdem das letzte Buch ziemlich viele langatmige Passagen hatte, war ich hier wieder hellauf begeistert. Spannung von vorn bis hinten mit den geliebten, “alten” Protagonisten und einigen Interessanten neuen Personen. Es ging gleich hoch her, eine erste Leiche wird in einem Fluss gefunden ...
This book is different from the other books in this series that I've read so far in that Gretchen doesn't really play a role in it! It's a relieve actually, now Chelsea Cain focusses on the solving of an actual crime instead of just the relationship between Gretchen and Archie. Because, I did like...
Chelsea Cain is one smart cookie. She entered the thriller scene in 2007 with Heartsick, the delicious little story of a beautiful and brilliant lady serial killer--Gretchen Lowell, known as the Beauty Killer--and Archie Sheridan, the cop who pursues and is seduced by her. Cain followed up with Swee...
Huh. Not as good as the rest of the series. The science-y stuff made absolutely no sense to me, characters were obviously set up just so we'd feel something when they were killed off, and NO GRETCHEN for nearly the entirety of the book.I understand the need to expand on Archie and Susan's relation...
I thought that Chelsea Cain's series was called the Archie-Gretchen series. So what happened to Gretchen. She is totally missing in this book. Such a let down since the love-hate thing is so good. This book is the fourth in the Archie-Susan series. I have read them all and the first was clearly...