The Murder Man
Hardcover: 384 pages
Publisher: Minotaur Books (October 7, 2014)
Book 1 for 2016..........
Meet London police detective Max Wolfe. Insomniac. Dog lover. Coffee addict. Boxer. Single parent. And every murderer's worst nightmare.
Someone has been violently killing members of London society. The killer is strong enough and smart enough to kill with a single knife stroke, and bold enough to kill in public. The victims span all levels of London society, and appear to have absolutely nothing in common. As Max begins following the killer's bloody trail, it takes him from the bright lights and backstreets of London all the way to the corner offices in the corridors of power. But when Max realizes that the victims may have all crossed paths decades ago at their exclusive private school, the case changes. Suddenly, the murders look less random and more personal, and Max finds the killer's reach getting closer to everything―and everyone―he loves.
Award-winning journalist and international bestselling author Tony Parsons brings his talent for rich characterization and propulsive storytelling to The Murder Man, his stunning crime fiction debut.
And so.... another series begins, lol.
As a debut book I think, if you read it to the end you will say it was a good read. Good characters being built. Easily, you may want to read more from this author. Since I am character oriented, I learn toward, "do I like the characters? are they interesting? do I want to know more about them?"... fill that criteria and most likely I will read more books by the same author...
This book began slow for me.. but then, I have to say I just finished a book that was a "keeper". It is always hard on the next book to measure up, and hard for me to toss aside the last great book and see if this one is great also.
I do think I will read more by Tony Parsons.
This was a very good first of a series. Setting up and getting to know the main characters that will go book to book. When you can feel you know them... or want to know them.. then it's safe to say it was a good book.
This one was good.