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by Graeme Cameron | Mystery & Thrillers
Registered by wingPlum-crazywing of Brighouse, West Yorkshire United Kingdom on 6/21/2017
Average 6 star rating by BookCrossing Members 

status (set by daffodil-2): travelling


This book is in a Controlled Release! This book is in a Controlled Release!

2 journalers for this copy...

Journal Entry 1 by wingPlum-crazywing from Brighouse, West Yorkshire United Kingdom on Wednesday, June 21, 2017

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"The truth is I hurt people. It's what I do. It's all I do. It's all I've ever done."

He lives in your community, in a nice house with a well-tended garden. He shops in your grocery store, bumping shoulders with you and apologizing with a smile. He drives beside you on the highway, politely waving you into the lane ahead of him. What you don't know is that he has an elaborate cage built into a secret basement under his garage. And the food that he's carefully shopping for is to feed a young woman he's holding there against her will - one in a string of many, unaware of the fate that awaits her.

This is how it's been for a long time. It's normal...and it works. Perfectly. Then he meets the checkout girl from the 24-hour grocery. And now the plan, the hunts, the room...the others - he doesn't need any of them anymore. He only needs her. But just as he decides to go straight, the police start to close in. He might be able to cover his tracks except for one small problem - he still has someone trapped in his garage.

Discovering his humanity couldn't have come at a worse time.
 


Journal Entry 2 by wingPlum-crazywing at Brighouse, West Yorkshire United Kingdom on Wednesday, June 28, 2017

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Note to self: for daffodil-2 when read :o) 


Journal Entry 3 by wingPlum-crazywing at Brighouse, West Yorkshire United Kingdom on Sunday, July 09, 2017

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This book is told from the view of a serial killer, a serial killer who manages to break into people's homes, kill them, dismember them, dispose of their bodies & leave not a drop of blood or DNA behind (well, he does clean up after himself) & that's just for starters.....yet despite this I can't help but like this nameless killer!

It's written in a way that gripped me from the off - in fact all I've done this afternoon is read this from start to finish - & it's really tickled my sense of humour, there's some brilliant darkly comic moments (at least I hope they were meant to be, maybe I'm just warped!)

If you like your crime "real" or with accurate police procedure & forensic technology, then this probably ain't the book for you.
I'd say forget plausibility & immerse yourself in the world of an anonymous psychopath. I did.....it was surprisingly good fun :o)



 


Journal Entry 4 by wingPlum-crazywing at by mail, a fellow bookcrosser -- Controlled Releases on Thursday, August 24, 2017

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Released 9 mos ago (8/25/2017 UTC) at by mail, a fellow bookcrosser -- Controlled Releases

CONTROLLED RELEASE NOTES:

On its way to daffodil-2 hope you enjoy meeting this psychopath as much as I did ;o) 


Journal Entry 5 by wingdaffodil-2wing at Norwich, Norfolk United Kingdom on Tuesday, August 29, 2017

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Received in the post today from Plum-Crazy along with 4 other books, some labels and some release bags. This looks very good and creepy-can't wait to read it! Thanks very much. 


Journal Entry 6 by wingdaffodil-2wing at Norwich, Norfolk United Kingdom on Sunday, December 17, 2017

7 out of 10

REVIEW:- "I found this a very compelling and unusual book that I just had to finish before going back to the two others I'd also started recently. As Plum says above I almost liked the un-named serial killer at times and wondered if the author felt he just had to give him a few redeeming features. I enjoyed the touches of humour and was interested to note that the author lives in my own home county of Norfolk. (I even know where Cart Gap is!). However the story was certainly extremely grisly and violent a lot of the time. I found it difficult to understand Erica's actions and motives at times and also to follow the twists and turns in the plot towards the end. (This may have been partly because I finished it at 2am due to not being able to sleep because of having a bad cough which kept me awake).

I would certainly look for other titles by this author-this was his debut novel. I am reserving it for my husband as I think he will enjoy it and will also offer it to a friend who has very recently signed up as a bookcrosser.  


Journal Entry 7 by wingdaffodil-2wing at Norwich, Norfolk United Kingdom on Saturday, January 06, 2018

5 out of 10

My husband has also now read this book and comments as follows:- "It was readable but very far-fetched. I thought that the some of the actions of the un-named "jailer" were very unlikely to have happened and I skimmed some of the book towards the end when I got a bit fed up with it".

I am now reserving the book for my "new" bookcrossing friend Sedona to see what she makes of it as she says she likes murder stories. 


Journal Entry 8 by wingdaffodil-2wing at North Walsham, Norfolk United Kingdom on Saturday, January 06, 2018

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Released 4 mos ago (1/10/2018 UTC) at North Walsham, Norfolk United Kingdom

CONTROLLED RELEASE NOTES:

This book will be passed to Sedona on the date shown or the next time I see her after that at the swimming pool.

To the finder:-
Welcome to bookcrossing -you have found a travelling book. Please make a journal entry now to say where you found the book in case it has been moved. Then, when you have read it, please come back and make a further entry saying whether or not you enjoyed the book and why. It is now yours to do as you like with it, pass it to a friend or just leave it somewhere different for someone else to find and help it with its' journey. Of course if you can't bear to part with it at the moment then keep it, but please let me know that you have found it. If you join bookcrossing, which is free and spam-free, you can follow the book on its' travels as you will get an email each time it changes hands, but if you prefer to remain anonymous, that's fine too. Please also say what you intend to do with the book next. Thanks for coming onto the site to let me know you have found the book.

I already have books travelling in many countries around the world-a list can be found on my bookcrossing profile.

When re-releasing this book please be aware that airports are not a good place to leave books unless they have a specific book exchange shelf or area, due to security problems, so they may well just be disposed of. Also charity shops may well discard books that have been labelled in any way and they mostly chose only the books in the very best condition
to place on their shelves and discard the rest-so another bad release option.  


Journal Entry 9 by wingdaffodil-2wing at Norwich, Norfolk United Kingdom on Thursday, January 25, 2018

This book has not been rated.

Returned to me today, at my request, from Sedona who said she really enjoyed it although she agreed that it was a little far-fetched in places.
I'm now reserving the book to take on a trip with me as I think I know someone else who will appreciate it. 


Journal Entry 10 by wingdaffodil-2wing at Torbay, North Shore, Auckland Province New Zealand on Monday, February 05, 2018

7 out of 10

Released 3 mos ago (2/12/2018 UTC) at Torbay, North Shore, Auckland Province New Zealand

CONTROLLED RELEASE NOTES:

This book will be sent to my son.

To the finder:-
Welcome to bookcrossing -you have found a travelling book. Please make a journal entry now to say where you found the book in case it has been moved. Then, when you have read it, please come back and make a further entry saying whether or not you enjoyed the book and why. It is now yours to do as you like with it, pass it to a friend or just leave it somewhere different for someone else to find and help it with its' journey. Of course if you can't bear to part with it at the moment then keep it, but please let me know that you have found it. If you join bookcrossing, which is free and spam-free, you can follow the book on its' travels as you will get an email each time it changes hands, but if you prefer to remain anonymous, that's fine too. Please also say what you intend to do with the book next. Thanks for coming onto the site to let me know you have found the book.

I already have books travelling in many countries around the world-a list can be found on my bookcrossing profile.

When re-releasing this book please be aware that airports are not a good place to leave books unless they have a specific book exchange shelf or area, due to security problems, so they may well just be disposed of. Also charity shops may well discard books that have been labelled in any way and they mostly chose only the books in the very best condition
to place on their shelves and discard the rest-so another bad release option.  


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