How do you catch a killer who's already dead?'Eighteen months have passed, but the scars the Ragdoll murders left behind remain. DCI Emily Baxter is summoned to a meeting with US Special Agents Elliot Curtis of the FBI and Damien Rouche of the CIA. There, she is presented with photographs of the latest copycat murder: a body contorted into a familiar pose, strung up impossibly on the other side of the world, the word BAIT carved deep into its chest. As the media pressure intensifies, Baxter is ordered to assist with the investigation and attend the scene of another murder to discover the same word scrawled across the victim, carved across the corpse of the killer - PUPPET.As the murders continue to grow in both spectacle and depravity on both sides of the Atlantic, the team helplessly play catch up. Their only hope: to work out who the 'BAIT' is intended for, how the 'PUPPETS' are chosen but, most importantly of all, who is holding the strings....
|Title||:||Hangman (Fawkes and Baxter #2)|
|Format Type||:||Kindle Edition|
|Number of Pages||:||384 pages|
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Hangman (Fawkes and Baxter #2) Reviews
Een echte pageturner, nog steeds met het vleugje humor erin zoals in boek 1.
In a very brave move on the part of the author this book is written entirely about only one member of the series title. Baxter carries the whole story, with the help of a cast of characters some old some new, and Wolf (Fawkes) is off somewhere on the run. At first I must admit I missed him but once things hot up there is no time to worry about individuals!
Baxter has a new temporary partner in Rouche who is suitably strange and matches her for black humour. As was the case in Ragdoll the book nee ...more
Having enjoyed, “Ragdoll,” I was curious to see whether Daniel Cole could come up with something as good for that difficult sequel. I am pleased to report that he has – this is an intelligent, well written thriller, with excellent characters, a fast moving plot, and a great dose of dark humour.
There are some characters from “Ragdoll,” who we meet again. Emily Baxter is now a Detective Chief Inspector, one of the youngest female chief inspector’s in the Metropolitan Police, but finding her new r ...more
Das Hörbuch bekommt von mir 3,5 Sterne. Im Großen und Ganzen hat mir die Story ganz gut gefallen, leider konnte sie mich stellenweise aber nicht ganz fesseln.
Die Stimme des Sprechers fand ich sehr angenehm und auch wenn mich am Anfang etwas gestört hat, dass er häufiger Pausen macht, habe ich mich schnell daran gewöhnt.
Vorweg sollte ich vielleicht noch erwähnen, dass ich das Vorgängerbuch nicht gelesen habe, da mir auch nicht wirklich bewusst war, dass Hangman eine Fortsetzung ist. Dadurch fie ...more
It's been 18 months since the Ragdoll murders and DCI Emily Baxter and team have been trying to move on. With a new case at hand, Baxter ends up working in tandem with the CIA and the FBI to stop a serial killer who has been crossing the pond branding his victims as PUPPET and BAIT. This is a fast paced thrill ride loaded with tons of action and great detail to character development. Daniel Cole is on the track to becoming a grand slam player with the likes of Karin Slaughter and M.J. Arlidge.
While I think this one was a little bit too 'out there' for me (actually, I think it's completely bonkers!), it's certainly an entertaining and fun follow up to Ragdoll, a book I really enjoyed. Review coming up on For Winter Nights.
Daniel Cole brings us the sequel to Ragdoll, and it is a surefire adrenaline ride with a phenomenal body count set in New York and London. It is blackly humorous and more than a little over the top bonkers, so providing you are prepared to suspend your disbelief, then this a thrill ride of an action packed read. DCI Emily Baxter is newly promoted and believed to be responsible for the apprehension of Lethaniel Masse, the Ragdoll killer, except she wasn't, Alex Edmunds, now working in Fraud is. S ...more
Ragdoll was my favorite book of 2017 and I have been anxiously waiting for the follow-up ever since. Though the American release date is not for a couple more months, I won a giveaway for a book of my choice and was very excited to see I could get a UK edition of Hangman. While it didn’t quite live up to all my expectations, it was a well-written, engrossing mystery.
I’m going to get what I didn’t like about it out of the way first. You know how some people say “religion in a book ruins it for me ...more