A Necessary Evil (Maggie O'Dell #5)
Kava dragged me around by the nose and I still didn't see the true killer until the last couple of pages.
After stopping and starting and not giving this book it's due until the 70% mark, I am glad I picked up the pace to enjoy the roller coaster ending. Good job on Kava's part responding to her fan requests to deal with the Father Keller storyline from book #1. I ...more
Alex Kava is moving right up there in being a favourite!
I don't want to say a whole lot about this book for those of you that haven't read it yet - just, hurry up and read it. It is so worth it!
2 thumbs up and 5 stars for making me think and puzzle things out and look over my shoulder at times :)
Onto "Exposed" #6 in the Maggie O'Dell series!
It was fast paced and intriguing, always keeping you turning the pages.
A good ending to the story that started in A Perfect Evil.
I will suggest only reading this book if you've read the previous books in the series, otherwise you will be lost and end up giving bad reviews.
In this thriller, FBI profiler Maggie O'Dell has two cases to deal with: women's heads are appearing near where she lives in Washington DC, while out in the Midwest, paedophile priests are being murdered. Sadly, I was ...more
Short chapters, quick pace, and intriguing clues add ...more
Also, at this point I'm hoping she doesn't get together with Nick, because they are both desperately terrible at having adult conversions that involve real communication. It is so frustrat ...more
"As the killing spree continues unabated, it becomes clear to Maggie O'Dell—the FBI profiler assigned to the case—that more than one perpetrator is responsible. As she begins to drill down into the facts, Maggie discovers a disturbing Internet role-playing game for youths who have been victims of male authority figures—including Catholic priests.
With the first real lead in the investigation, Maggie wonders if this group has turned cyberspace justice into reality by dispensing their own ...more
Book #5 in the Maggie O’Dell series
The one that got away...
FBI profiler, Maggie O'Dell is on the trail of two separate killers. One is leaving the decapitated heads of his victims all over the District and the other is killing priests in public. O’Dell has few leads when she receives an offer of assistance from a most unlikely source – her prime suspect in book one. Are these cases connected and will O’Dell accept the deal offered by a killer?
"Someone is killing Catholic Priests in a cold, calculated manner. Is it a group of young boys whose internet game may have gone a step too far?
Detective Tommy Pakula is handed the case of his career when a Catholic monsignor is found knifed to death in an airport restroom. When Pakula learns that other priests have been murdered in other cities in the same ritualistic m ...more
When a monsignor is found knifed to death in a Nebraska airport restroom, FBI special agent Maggie O'Dell is called in to profile the ritualistic murder of a priest, the latest in a series of killings. Maggie soon discovers a disturbing Internet game that's popular among victims of abuse by Catholic priests. With this first real lead in the investigation, she wonders if the group has turned cyberspace justice into reality. Then Maggie gets a second lead—one that leaves her stunned.
For the past
With the first real lead in the investigation, Maggie wonders if this group has turned cyberspace justice into reality by dispensing their own brand of v ...more
believes that more than one perpratator is responsible. She also discovers
that a group of Internet role playing youths who have been molested by priests
may be responsible and they are dispensing their own kind of justice. Maggie
gets a second lead that leaves her stunned. For 4 years she has been trying to
find a Father Michael Keller, a human monster whose acts of depravity continue
to haunt her. Keller calls and offers ...more
I came across A Necessary Evil and was hooked right away.
I liked how the author switched back and forth from character to character without giving anything away. She switched ...more