Blonde on a Stick
by Conrad Williams (Goodreads Author)
An extraordinary killer, the Four-Year-Old, has arrived in London, and is hell-bent on destruction. No sooner has PI Joel Sorrell been approached by the mysterious Kara Geenan, who is desperate to find her missing brother, than an attempt is made on his life. When Kara vanishes too, it becomes clear that this is no routine job. Something is casting a long, long shadow over...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published August 2nd 2010 by Max Crime
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Joel Sorrell is a down-on-his-luck private detective in London, haunted by the murder of his wife and the disappearance of his daughter, with only a grumpy cat for company. Hired by a woman who apparently isn’t who she says she is, attempts are made on his life and he has to go home, to Liverpool, to try and uncover the mystery. Intertwined with Joel’s story is that of “The 4-year-old”, a serial killer known only as Wire, who is slowly tracking down the people who made his mothers life a misery....more
Good hard boiled mystery set in London about former cop turned private eye whose a mess since his wife was murdered and his daughter subsequently went missing. Hired by a mysterious woman to find his brother, the detective discovers that he himself is in danger and that events in his past are catching up with him. Absorbing, grisly, and a very good read.