Book review: The Samaritan by Mason Cross. The mysterious Carter Blake returns in a thrilling sequel to The Killing Season
Release date 16th July 2015
In LA Detective Jessica Allen recognises the wound on a
serial killer's victim and realises that his work is not confined to LA. Meanwhile, Carter Blake also recognises the strange killing wound and manages to insinuate himself into the investigation, however he keeps some secrets to
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The Samaritan has a plot you can stick your teeth into. Cross keeps us guessing and throws a few curve balls in to keep us on our toes. The LA setting is brooding and the vastness of the area where you have to drive everywhere makes the detectives job seem ever more hopeless but what
I like most about these books is the character of Blake himself. His enigmatic past keeps you hooked as does the possibilities for his future. I'm just glad he's one of the good guys!
If you like police procedurals with an edge that doesn't let the FBI get away with shit then this is for you. It's tense, gripping and wholly satisfying.
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