London Crime Thriller Boxset: Desecration, Delirium, Deviance
Detective Jamie Brooke must overcome her own tragedy and work alongside reluctant psychic Blake Daniel to solve a series of shocking murders against the backdrop of a divided London.** From New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author J.F.Penn ** DESECRATION
LONDON. When the body of a young heiress is found within the Royal College of Surg...more
After hearing J.F. Penn talk about her "dark" fiction on her podcast and in interviews, I thought I should finally give it a try. This definitely deserves a content warning – Desecration features physical violence, corpse "art," and extreme body modification. Not for the faint of heart. Luckily, I have an iron stomach, so I found the topics both grotesque and ...more
The pace of the narrative increases as the novel progresses but each story starts off ver ...more
This package of three books is a joy to read. I read all three in just a few days, because the stories were so gripping. The two main characters are sympathetically flawed, and are just brilliant. Do not miss this great set of novels!
In Desecration, Jaime is trying to solve the murder of an heiress found at the Royal College of Surgeon. She is referred to Blake Daniel from one of her colleague to help her when her suspect has powerful political connection. At ...more
A wonderfully written box set featuring Jamie Brooke and Blake Daniel. Jamie initially is a Scotland yard homicide detective, but due to severe emotional trauma, she resigns and begins her own detective agency. Blake her good friend and companion assists her in all three books. He has inherited from his father the gift and sometimes curse of looking into a person's past. All three books are extraordinary novels, extremely well written. Packed full of act ...more
These books were a great read. I enjoyed following Jaime and Blake's unfolding relationship. The descriptions were incredible, including Jaime's shattering loss. The only reason I ranked it four stars is because there is a lot of graphic violence, which is very unsettling.
The fast-paced ARKANE thrillers weave together historical artifacts, global locations, a kick-ass protagonist and a hint of the supernatural. Described by readers as a female Indiana Jones meets The Da Vinci Code.
One Day In Budapest is a chilling view of a possible future as ...more