The Villain

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Pub Date 09 Jul 2021 | Archive Date 02 Nov 2021

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A girl is killed in the park one night. The suspect is obvious, but charging him is not so easy…

There are new victims, and the criminal seems to be mocking the police. Sometimes he acts chaotically and stupidly, leaving lots of traces and witnesses, other times—coldly and professionally like a ghost.

Who is the investigation up against—an incredibly lucky amateur or a devilishly clever and cunning professional?

As a practical investigator, Cord has to make a choice: throw all his strength into trying to outmaneuver and capture the killer or try to preserve the personal happiness that he has just found. Will his choice lead to disaster? What if true evil is not the killer at all? What if the true evil is love and friendship?

A girl is killed in the park one night. The suspect is obvious, but charging him is not so easy…

There are new victims, and the criminal seems to be mocking the police. Sometimes he acts chaotically...


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I can not express enough about the plot. The plot is so interesting that you will find yourself gasping everytime you find something new. Thank you so much netgalley providing an arc! I really like the worldbuilding, and how the author can create a world that has the capability of making us vicariously live through it. I feel like the introduction was a bit too slow-paced for me. The characters are fairly interesting. Henceforth, it was quite a good read.

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A lady of the night, found dead in a public park. Her final movemnts carefullly traced and tracked. A killer known, but proof, not there. We follow Cord and Force. Two police investigators, as they piece together the movements of a killer of whom they are certain that they know the identity of. The number of dead slwoly starts to rise, as clues start to comer together. The witnesses, vanish in plain sight into body bags as they are permenantly removed from being able to identitify the killer. The only persomn to give a positive ID, the madam from an exclusive brothel. Dead. A reporter on the more make believe side of tihngs who has a passing interest in proceedings dead. What starts out as a mystery, turns into a modern day Romeo & Juliette played out along the lines of the massacre of the Russian royal family in the early part of the 20th Century. Pieced together in a patchwork of findings, the smallest detail of which are all found in earlier parts, a police cover up of the highest degree. Slow to start, but gradually builds in pace, until you reach the brick wall of an ending. Status: Complete Rating 4.7/5.0

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