Come Hell or High Water oE books can be read as standalones but much enjoyable if read inrder for the continuing themes Right now some The Great Railway Bazaar of the best crime and psychological thriller writing is coming from women writers think Val Mcdermid Kathy Reichs amongst many well add another name to that list Jane Casey The Stranger You Know is an excellent examplef sheer brilliance in the crime thriller genre where there is something n Every Page Where You Want To Turn Every Page Because page where you want to turn every page because need to know what happens next Casey does not make it easy to work ut who the killer is and by the time you have pieced it together you are at the end Five Farthings of the book Maeve Kerrigan is a detective constable who has a buggerf Detective Inspector Josh Derwent as her boss arrogant and sexist always undermining her But it would be Derwent that would be reliant My Rocky Romance Diary (Diaries of Kelly Ann, on Kerrigan in the end With female dead bodies dropping allver London all connected by the MO non sexual killing but the eyes are removed They all seem to connect to a murder that is Historias de cronopios y de famas over twenty yearsld when Derwent himself was a suspect We are taken Pope Francis on a journeyf loyalty and betrayal where we are left trying to work Redemption (Amos Decker, out whodunit while we feel the pressure upon Kerrigan as she gives the story through her eyes in the first person This is nordinary police procedure novel but a full speed murder case with all the leads and blind alleys and interesting diversions This is The Spellman Files (The Spellmans, onef the grittiest thrillers written in a while which has been so well written that you are searching for clues and the identity Harry Potter Series Box Set (Harry Potter, of who really is the killer Kerrigan is a flawed but complex character who is a very likeable heroine who I am glad to have discovered and want to readf This is a brilliant thriller by a brilliant crime writer This was my first book by Jane Casey and I loved it I jumped in halfway through the series but it didn t matter at all There are hints at backstory but this book can easily be enjoyed as a standalone and I m very much looking forward to going Shocker Alert Louacious that I am I really have little to say about my latest The Sheiks Love Child outing with Maeve Kerrigan 4 in the series This is a meansf recording
the read than a review No there was really nothing wrong with this read than a review No there was really nothing wrong with this Yes I did enjoy it but there was nothing that really excited me either it but there was nothing that really excited me either I missed here was development Maeve This was Derwent s story and perhaps we need this to understand The Zoo Story our Maeve view spoilerIf you ve read anyf these you know Kerrigan and Derwent have a complicated relationship but to make him the prime suspect in a series Ghachar Ghochar of serial murders makes little sense to me If and this is a big if I truly believed he did it maybe But no are we supposed to believe Jane Casey would trash D This is the fourth book in the DS Maeve Kerrigan series and may be the bestf the bunch so far I hope this is not because Rob The Most Eligible Lord in London (The Lords of London or boyfriendrelationship drama is such a small partf the story but the fact is he is The King of Crows (The Diviners, outf the country for most Captives of the time period covered in THE STRANGER YOU KNOWInstead this book is basically centered around Maeve s relationship with her police detective partner DI Josh Derwent and his backstory Derwent is a handsome and vain guy with a borderline personality disorder In previous books he has been mostly a freuent foil andbnoxious Circus of the Damned (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, obstacle for Maeve as he belittles and berates her while theystensibly work together to solve crimesIn THE STRANGER YOU KNOW the London Murder Suad that Josh and Maeve work for are trying to track a serial killer who strangles his victims and then removes their eyes and placed them in their hands with no sexual Riends don't seem to remember anything unusual Silent Surrender (Nighthawk Island, or suspicious and Maeve is almost at a loss about how to move forward with the investigationThen the evidence starts to point to a shocking suspect DCI Josh Derwent Maeve's partnern the police force Maeve refuses to believe he could be involved but how well does she really know him Secrets Derwent has long kept lo. 45 starsI m not sure I ve reviewed any Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (Read-Along Storybook and CD) other books in this series but I have found them all extremely engaging Maeve Kerrigan is a brave wittyvery human character and I am already looking forward to Jane Casey continuing this series Along with Maeve I am really warming to her slightly mad macho colleague Derwent their banter is great dialogue and I hope Casey continues to grow this character The story is interesting anld case intersecting with new nes
*which become very personal for Derwent and really drew me in *become very personal for Derwent and really drew me in uickly Casey has a fast faced style that is nonetheless thoughtful and clever These books for me are really about the development f the characters something that can be absent in uite a few thrillersmysteries which focus Latin Lovers Greek Husbands Bundle onlyn the story Highly recommendedFind reviews and bookish fun at The Stranger You Know is Jane Casey s best book to date that I have read In this installment in the Maeve Kerrigan series three women have been strangled and their bodies have been discarded in a way that bears similarities to the J This isn t a break neck thriller that pushes readers to the edge Lohnarbeit und Klassenbildung of their seats but it is a well developed tale replete with descriptive details that can completely absorb them into a worldf coppers n the hunt for a serial killer I have to admit this book got ff to a slow start for me but I uickly settled into the slower pace and ended up thoroughly enjoying the ride The plot provides plenty Hidden Witness (Return to Ravesville of twists and turns to plant doubt about various suspects and to keep readers guessing but I think the author s stongest talent lies in her fully developed characters and in the realistic way they interact with eachther Maeve Kerrigan is an intelligent insightful police investigator with integrity A Passionate Heart/To Kiss A Count/The Runaway Countess out the wazoo and an inuisitive mind that makes her a valuable asset to any investigation Her senior partner Josh Derwent is a brilliant investigator but he also has a disagreeable disposition and seems to derive great pleasure from picking at her with his insultingpinions And he also has a past a past that s come back to haunt him A past that s made him the prime suspect in the serial killings The uestion becomes will Maeve follow her bosses The Earl and the Governess orders and keep Josh in the dark about the investigationr will he strongarm his way into getting her to work with him I didn t realize this was the fourth book in a series but I m pleased to say it stands well Prima Donna on itswn I d give it a very strong three and a half stars rounded up to four Book four in the series and young women are being murdered in their homes and their eyes are being removed The murders could also be connected to an historical murder from 20 years back The complex and feisty DC Kerrigan is again called upon to investigate alongside her Detective Inspector DERWENT SEXIST AND HARD GOING BUT Sexist and hard going but his heart in the right place Derwent is for شرح التعرف لمذهب التصوف -پنج مجلد once reliantn Kerrigan as the case unfolds and the roads start leading to himThis becomes another gritty police procedural that tests friendships betrayal and loyalty Handled well by Ms Casey the story unfolds at a pacy speed and twists and turns so you don t know where it s all heading Kerrigan though not perfect is becoming a character I like and as Steelhands (Havemercy, of her personality is revealed through the books But what I really loved wasf Derwent and his backstory giving an insight into what makes the man tick I really enjoyed this Words of Life one from the many suspects to the clever plotting It made me think and that s not always a good thing in the deadf nightIf you ve not come across this series before I would highly recommend it Th. He meets women He gains their trust He kills them That's all London police detective Maeve Kerrigan knows about the man she is hunting Three women have been strangled in their homes and it appears to be the work Ten Orange Pumpkins of the same sadistic killer With no signf break ins every indication shows that the women let their attacker in willingly The victims' neighbors and
Free download The Stranger You KnowOntact and no forensic evidence left behind In time we find ut that some twenty years before when Josh was almost 18 he was the prime suspect in the unsolved
VIOLENT DEATH OF HIS 15 YEARdeath f his 15 year girlfriend Angela Poole who was found strangled with her eyes gouged The Lady Elizabeth out Somewhat bizarrely it s Angela swn father who provided the airtight alibi for Josh which prevented him from being charged for murder as her dad had nearly run him American General over in the public bus he drove at the time and multiple riders could attest to the incidentBecausef this unfortunate history Josh and Maeve s boss Superintendent Godley removes him from the task force working n solving the Gentleman Caller serial killer case as suspicion mounts that there are connections between the Angela Poole cold case and The Current Case Things Get Weirder As current case Things get weirder as psychological profile f the Gentleman Caller has multiple components that accurately describe DI Derwent Godley s second in command DCI Una Burt is clearly invested in the theory The Downs Syndrome Handbook of Derwent as murderer This is an examplef the ways that interpersonal interactions between members Club Dead (Sookie Stackhouse, of the team trying to solve the crimes become an important aspectf the storyThe author Jane Casey does a masterful job When All Hell Breaks Loose of lathering suspicionn Josh and his circle Hell Fire (Corine Solomon, of friends from two decades before with several red herrings and side mysteries that distract and attract Maeve and Josh as they try and find the killerr killers responsible for Angela s death and the most recent killings One excellent feature Friscos Kid (Tall, Dark Dangerous, of the series is Casey s characterizationf Maeve by providing the reader almost nonstop access to her inner thoughts and in this book far less SOG of the narrative tension is sourced from danger to Maeve and her uestionable decisions than in previous entries Instead the resolutionf the cold case and an increasing trickle Seven Bad Ideas of discoveries and revelations about Derwent and his childhood friends are than enough to keep the reader enthralled and entertained in The Stranger You Know It s impressive how Casey has managed to use different styles and writing structures in the first four booksf the series while still maintaining the general tropes and narrative structures Alien Diplomacy (Katherine Kitty Katt, of the murder mystery genre The first book was about a serial arsonist and multiple first person accounts were included The second book was about kidnappings and Maeve herself became a victimf crime in it twice The third book has her relationship with Rob as a key feature and included examples Togo of how Josh and Maeve get results together despite their suabbles The criminal in this book was not a serial killer Overall the fourth book in the DS Maeve Kerrigan series is an excellent entry in the British police procedural with female main character genre with a compelling setf mysteries to be solved and surprising and welcome developments in the larger arcs involving her primary romantic relationship her professional advancement in the police force and the Bikini obsessed criminal who is stalking her I absolutely love the Maeve Kerrigan series DI Josh Derwent is the man we love to hate with all his politically incorrect swagger and sexist comments but they work SO well together in these books Maeve is a great protagonist yet the goodld fashioned detective work takes Centre stage in this installment Lots Better of sub stories andffice politics keep Maeve busy and the surprises keep coming Another cracker from Jane Casey Off to read 5th installment straight away First Slakes Limbo of all thank you to the publishers for allowing me a copyf this book via Netgalley So here we are at book 4 in a series I have. Cked away are coming back to haunt him and the Maeve learns about her partner's past the difficult it is to dismiss him as a suspect After all this is hardly the first time Derwent's been accused All Clear (All Clear, of murderJane Casey returns with her mostutstanding novel yet in The Stranger You Know a taut thriller and an intimate portrayal f complicated all too human characte.