Just one bite dead end dating book 4
Mc Ilroy believes Amy’s killer has struck before and will do so again.Amy was brutally strangled outside her apartment, and her pocket carries a clue placed by the killer — one that leads investigators to an Internet dating service called First Date.In this electrifying thriller, a rookie detective goes undercover on the Internet dating scene to draw out a serial killer targeting single women in Manhattan When two young women are murdered on the streets of New York, exactly one year apart, Detective Ellie Hatcher is called up for a special assignment on the homicide task force.The killer has left behind a clue connecting the two cases to First Date, a popular online dating service, and Flann Mc Ilroy, an eccentric, publicity-seeking homicide detective, is convinced that only Ellie can help him pursue his terrifying theory: someone is using the lure of the Internet and the promise of love to launch a killing spree against the women of New York City.To catch the killer, Ellie must enter a high-tech world of stolen identities where no one is who they appear to be.And for her, the investigation quickly becomes personal: she fits the profile of the victims, and she knows firsthand what pursuing a sociopath can do to a cop — back home in Wichita, Kansas, her father lost his life trying to catch a notorious serial murderer.
She knows when and how to drop clues to keep readers at her mercy. I really liked the construction of this one and how the whole plot worked out. Four stars from me.” —Speed Reading Book Nerd Reviews “Burke sets the best features of the standard detective murder mystery within the relatively new world of the Internet and that helps make her fourth novel a first rate mystery.” —Contemporarylit.“This book is an exciting thrill ride from the very first page right up to the last.
Hatcher deliberately exposes herself as “date-bait” in a search that becomes increasingly desperate as the murderer steps up the pace.
Intelligent, emotionally literate and unusually — given the dark subject-matter — funny, with strong characters and tight plotting, Dead Connection is a riveting read.” — “Alafair Burke delivers a first-rate thriller, as a rookie detective investigates the dark side of internet dating while trying to survive the mean streets of New York.
I recommend this book to every reader; I truly believe no one will be disappointed. Burke’s astounding and thrilling prose.” —Roundtable Reviews “Burke’s expert plotting, subtle, intelligent humor, and insider knowledge of the criminal justice system keeps this novel firmly on the rails and guarantees excitement at every turn of a page.” —Perfect Text “I can’t say enough about how much this book was so good . Towards the end I didn’t want to put the book down because I wanted to know how it would end.
I thought the twists and turns were really good.” —Not Enough Books “Burke takes a break from her legal series to offer up a tale of electrifying suspense that features such a compelling and laudable new heroine that dedicated fans of old might feel a bit guilty about when demanding an encore.
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Highly recommended for all public libraries.” — deals with the problem of identity theft, this time in the world of internet dating.