Dark Room (Pete 'Monty' Montgomery #2)
Seventeen years ago, Morgan Winter was traumatized by the discovery of her parents' brutally murdered bodies in a Brooklyn basement on Christmas Eve. Now shocking new evidence overturns the killer's conviction and Morgan is confronted with the horrifying realization that the real killer is still out there.
Trapped in an emotional hell, she hires Pete "Monty" Montgomery,...more
In Dark Room, Morgan Winter is a young woman still trying to get over the brutal murder of her parents seventeen years earlier. To this day, she still has nightmares about finding the bodies in the basement of her mother's women's shelter. And now it ...more
Well, I actually liked the story, but I didn't like the conversations, you know? They seemed too forced many times... And I didn't feel something about the characters... Unless Monty. He was a serious man, smart and astute. I liked him.
I don't have much to say about the book. I kinda like it, but I didn't love it... There was something missing... Oh, the romance seemed too forced too.. I like Lane (Monty's son). He is wild and warm. And Morgan was a strong yo ...more
Avon Books, 2007, 388 pps.
ISBN No. 978-0-06-074135-8
Morgan Winter has spent years trying to conquer her nightmares. Now Pete Montgomery, former police officer and currently a Private Investigator brings her news that can only plunge her deeper into her nightmares.
Morgan was ten-years old when her parents were brutally murdered. Morgan discovered the bodies. Pete Montgomery was a police officer and on the murder scene. He recognized how traumatized Morgan was and comforted he ...more
"On Christmas Eve seventeen years ago, Morgan Winter was traumatized by the discovery of her parents' brutally murdered bodies in a Brooklyn basement. When shocking new evidence overturns the killer's conviction, Morgan is forced to face the horrifying realization that the real killer is still out there.
Trapped between past nightmares and present danger, she hires Pete Montgomery, the former NYPD detective who once promised the helpless young Morgan that he'd find her parents' killer. Wit ...more
parents. 17 years later, it turns out the man serving in prison for
their murder didn't do it. She hires the ex cop who was so good to her the night of the murder to find the real killer. Trying to imagine the trauma she went thru and then to find out the killer is still free, I don't know many people who could cope with that. The
ending is certainly one I didn't s ...more
Light reading in mystery romance genre, but interesting twists to plot, good forensic basis.
I couldn't help thinking how improbable that such a limited cast of characters would all play important roles -- especially the ones that appear to be peripheral.
I thought the ambivalent emotions of the main character -- NY yuppie Morgan Winter -- came off as very real.
This contrasts w. another crime novel by Kane,"Twisted," which I found to have complex plot machinations but chara ...more
naturally there has to be romance as the story of the murders unfolds. just couldn't warm up to the characters.