See no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil. A deadly warning in a deadly game.
In the bestselling tradition of The Silence of the Lambs comes The Tower, a novel of nail-biting suspense and heart-stopping terror played out in a psychological battle of wit, cunning, and pure evil between a diabolically clever killer and his determined hunter.
The Tower, nicknamed "Alcatraz I...more
Gruesome but somehow captivating. With occasional notes of philosophic musings and lots of action. An ...more
I have read this book twice since my initial read, and it still makes me cringe. The imagery is outstanding and the mindset Mr. Hurwitz must have had at the time he wrote this book is almost distu ...more
I will admit that I'm not a big fan of graphic violence, of which this novel has plenty; but I'll put that aside. The implausibility factor in "The Tower" is ...more
Alright, it was a good read for the most part. There were times when I couldn't put it down and other times when I couldn't wait to put it down.
Some of the scenes were a bit disturbing because of the violence to children.
There were several parts when the author seemed to get on these long-winded rants about stuff. That's usually when I'd lose interest. I also found the flashbacks/memories distracting because they popped up here and there in the middle of a chapter.
Those things prevented the ...more
An excellent first novel, I had recently read 'We know' and looked online for the authors bibliography and found there were many earlier books.
I chose at a whim simply because it was the first.
Very well written and the story runs at a frantic pace from start to finish yet managing to keep the characters believable.
No disappointment with the ending considering the frantic nature of the storyline.
In the silence of the lambs genre.
Would not recommend.
Gregg Hurwitz is the critically acclaimed, New York Times and internationally bestselling author of 17 novels, most recently ORPHAN X and THE NOWHERE MAN. His novels have been shortlisted for numerous literary awards, graced top ten lists, and have been published in 30 languages.
He is also a New York Times Bestselling comic book writer, having penned stories for Marvel (Wol ...more