In the small village of Cold Christmas there's a church that faces the wrong way . . . What has it to do with the three dead men found in a London flat?
DCI Antonia Hawkins has a killer to catch. Only she can't predict what is waiting for her at the end of the chase.
Nobody remembers the young men entering the abandoned London flat a few weeks ago. Nobody cares if they left.
Until the unbearable smell of decay.
DCI Antonia Hawkins is called in to view the dead men; three, lying neat in a row. There's no damage to the bodies, no obvious cause of death. Is this a suicide pact? Or is that just how it's meant to look?
If there is a link between the three very different men then Hawkins needs to find it, and fast. Because unless she does, more are going to die. And they might not all be strangers.
Well well, here I am after playing catch up, finally up to date with this series. I have to say I have really enjoyed reading books 2, 3 and 4 back to back. It's been great spending some time with Antonia Hawkins and I really feel I have gotten to know her now.
I just can't believe how this book ended. Bad Alastiar Gunn. I didn't see that comming.
I could happily dive right into book 5 NOW, so please Mr Gunn, don't make me wait to long. lol
I felt throughout this book that your attention was really peaked, it's one of those just one more page, just one more chapter.
If you have seen any of my other reviews recently you will know I have really been enjoying getting to know Antonia Hawkins and just when I thought things could slowly slowly be getting on track for her, and her future looking a little better, BOOM. The author throws in something that totally took me by suprise. I guess in hindsight I could say, I saw this coming, buy by god, I didn't.
A brilliantly clever end to the book that leaves you gasping for more.
Antonia Hawkins and her team are off again on yet another new case, another case to drive them mad, another case to get stuck into and forget that the real world outside of the police doesn't exist, at least until the case is solved for Antonia there is no other world other than the police.
When the bodies of 3 men are found together, with no apparent cause of death it's a case that has got the whole team baffled. As more deaths follow it's a race against time to try and figure out what the hell is going on.
A very well written book, this one I think is my favorite so far in this series.
Have yourself a Merry Killer Christmas and get stuck into this book.
The Keeper (Detective Inspector Antonia Hawkins)
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