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The Collector

3.41  ·  Rating Details  ·  51 Ratings  ·  9 Reviews
In this police procedural homicide detectives Stephen Seven Bushard & Erika Cabral investigate the murder of popular fortuneteller Mimi, from the Little Saigon section of Westminster, California. Gia Moon, a local psychic, contacts them claiming she had a vision of the homicide & providing information that only the killer would know.
Paperback, 384 pages
Published January 1st 2007 by Mira Books
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Feb 10, 2011 Sarah rated it really liked it
I really liked this. I would give it four and a half stars if I could. Definitely one of the better thrillers I have read. I like how I could not predict the murderer(s) and that the ending was not neatly tied up with all the characters riding off into the sunset with new romances, like in most Mira books. The psychic references made it interesting, but were not overdone. One of the best Mira books I've read, and I'm glad I picked it up. Fast paced, and it really held my interest well. I finishe ...more
Feb 02, 2009 Megan rated it liked it
plot was pretty predictable, but it's written in such a convincingly scary manner, that i was hooked and anxious through the entire book. this book made me realize i like to read thrillers much more than i like to watch thrillers. easier to skim through the scary and still get the point than it is with the fast forward button.
Jacquelynn Fritz
Dec 31, 2011 Jacquelynn Fritz rated it really liked it
There is a serial killer in Little Saigon, of Westminster, California. Seven along with artist Gia Moon are on the trial of the killer. There are twists and turns with a satisfying ending.
Sarra Lord
Aug 27, 2014 Sarra Lord rated it liked it
Shelves: bookcrossing, 2008
Pretty standard thriller fare. The twist ending was nicely done, I wasn't quite expecting it. The author pulled no punches on making the crime scenes gruesome and graphic.
Dec 30, 2013 Legibilis rated it really liked it
Das Auge der Athene - Ein mystisches Armband, das seinem Träger unvorstellbare Kräfte verleiht. Viele Legenden und Sagen berichten von diesem Schmuck, doch dann wird eine Perle aus dem Armband plötzlich bei einem Mord an einer Hellseherin gefunden. Die Detectives Seven und Erika, die an den Tatort gerufen werden, ahnen, dass dies kein normaler Mord ist. Eine wirkliche Spur fehlt ihnen allerdings. Den Fall einfacher macht auch nicht, dass eine weitere Hellseherin sich bei ihnen im Büro meldet und ...more
Sep 15, 2014 Shelley rated it really liked it
I really enjoyed this book, and look forward to the next in the series.
Feb 19, 2008 Sara rated it really liked it
Shelves: suspense, paranormal
This was an interesting look at psychic abilities, obsession, and the murders that result from it. I enjoyed the story, although there seemed to be some unnecessary stabs at developing characters just so some of the plot lines could be tied together. I liked the mythological basis and the cultural tidbits that were thrown in.
Jul 30, 2011 Jennifer rated it liked it
Alright story. Didn't guess the ending. Typical crime story.
Jan 25, 2014 Rebekkila rated it did not like it
Shelves: i-m-over-it
Slow and terrible.
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