(Art of Deception Kate Hanson #2) PDF READ Ý A.J. Cross

AJ Cross is an auto buy for me in a crowded genre if I find an author I like I stick with them ART OF DECEPTION was another multilayered clever crime thriller let down only by the extremely obvious murderer view spoiler It s so frustrating when a crime novel has a plethora of suspects all with motives and evilness coming out of their very pores but one person who fits all the criteria and et is never suspected or shown as anything

Other Than Harmless Until BAM 
than harmless until BAM s all the criteria and 69 Sex Positions. Essential Moves to Spice Up Your Sex Life (with illustrations) yet is never suspected or shown as anything other than harmless until BAM he s guilty one I guessed this killer about halfway inand spent the last half hoping I was wrong Like the twisty turny wonderfully clever Broadchurch who s murderer was so obvious that I assumed the talented writer was double bluffing I was wrong hide spoiler This British who dun it had a well developed plot with enough information for the reader to come to the correct conclusion to the mystery but not so much as to have it be a dead giveaway The author s style is smooth and enjoyable and the book flowed well My real stumbling block is the protagonist forensic psychologist Dr Kate Hanson who works part time for the Unsolved Crimes Unit I finished the book in spite of having to deal with her persona on the strength of the book s writing and plot A couple of characters in the book characterize her as a know it all always needing to have the last word sarcastic From the way she is portrayed I believe she likely buys her knickers a size or two too small Definitely not someone I would care to hang around A mystery reader has to be willing so suspend one s disbelief but some of the circumstances in this novel are just too far fetched for me to swallow the two experienced full time detectives have her take the lead in almost all their discussions of the case and usually defer to her analysis the senior detective brings a folder of the original evidence files from the cold case Kate takes it and tosses it in the garbage because it s police style information and her paramour detective does a slow handclap of approval the two detectives drive into work on a Saturday at her reuest because she wants them to know she found train tickets evidence for their case Really She couldn t just phone for a 3 minute discussion I can guess how this would go over in the real world Kate goes ALONE to a suspect s house a convicted. The New Year brings a gruesome new discovery for forensic psychologist Dr Kate Hanson and Birmingham's Unsolved Crimes Unit A mummified body is found beneath the floorboards of a deserted lake house in Woodgate Country Park The dead man was art student Nathan Troy who disappeared 20ears ago but evidence at the sc. Art of Deception Kate Hanson #2

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Sex offender with a propensity for violence This despite It S Gotten Her Into s gotten her into before like last The Devil of Nanking year when Harry Creed got a hold ofou She s a huge liability can identify a nineteen fifty something Jaguar from the sound of the motor outside How both cool and astute she backtalks "TO HER POLICE SUPERIOR DESPITE HER CIVILIAN STANDING SOMEONE "her police superior despite her civilian standing someone her home and her paramour just happens to be driving by at the time and stops to assist the investigating constable Shades of Twilight what is he a potential stalker Single guy with no life hearing the chimes of a campus carillon housed in the beautiful old building with its copper domed cupola she investigates only to find the door locked and so smashes the handle with a stone breaking it into pieces even though there is no imminent crisis Good grief the amorous supposedly trained detective goes alone to confront the murderer uite fortuitously Kate pulls the same stunt and is able to save his life AND stop the murderer What a coupI enjoyed Cross s style enough to venture into another one of her books but it will never again be another Dr Kate Hanson Cold Case Bearable but not that enjoyable0 The second in forensic procedural series starring an intrepid psychologist supported by a likeable police team and challenged by academic and domestic detritus I found that for such a short book this one didn t really work hard to keep my attention on it s plot point it was a bit all over the place with a lot of repetition and whilst it started strong the investigative analysis of all the players in the book took far too long to resolve and so I did lose interest towards the end as we went through "yet another interrogation i haven t read any "another interrogation I haven t read any by this author or in this series so I can t say what I ve missed but there were some details that Gunnin' For Love you needed to guess that alluded to the previous novel Art of Deception 2 AJ Cross iBook Dr Kate Hanson is a divorced single Mom of a 12ear old daughter She is a forensic psychologist working as a lecturer at university and also at the UCU the unsolved case unit cold case unit of the police Bernie Joe and Kate work together when she s at UCU Set in the English Midlands Birmingham a mummified body is foundthree murders two decades one killerA chilling discovery leads to trying to Ene suggests the killer has been keeping an eye on his long dead victimAs Kate begins to dig further into Nathan's past she discovers a series of potentially toxic relationships Why do his house mates refuse to talk about that time or their friendship with Nathan And what was his connection to the beautiful and app. Ink together a series of dark secretsanother deaththen another body By the end there are a few Who is behind these deaths dating back and now current There are plenty of good twists in this good read Hopefully in the series will become available soon6 books in this series Gone in Seconds Dr Kate Hanson 1 series will become available soon6 books in this series Gone in Seconds Dr Kate Hanson 1 of Deception 2 A Little Death 3 only iBook Audiobook very expensiveSomething Evil Comes 4 Cold Cold Heart 5 6 No title found 619 Received a copy as a First Reads giveawayI m afraid that I "found this book uite tedious and i struggled "this book uite tedious and I struggled
Finish It I Was Skimming 
it I was skimming pages towards the end just to get it readI didn t find any of the characters likeable and the main characters behaviour was so outrageous I m sure no police force would employee her Good police procedural with plenty of twists turns and red herrings to keep ou reading Other reviewers have commented the main culprit was too predictable but I found there was a large enough cast and enough mystery as to what role each character played and why to keep me satisfiedAlso in response to the review complaining about the use of the word mom the book is set in Birmingham where it s in common usage A good procedural interesting although a little slow for moments But my main issue with this story is not the plot or the writing is the protagonistI liked Kate Hanson a lot less in this book She acts as if the laws are for others not her and she jeopardizes her co workers job to get what she wants That s not strength is callousness And why why would she go alone to a suspect s house a known sex predator none the less when in her last case she did the same risky thing and almost lost her life And es I take that mothering a pre teen is hard and if Convaincre en moins de 2 minutes you are an overworked stressed out single mom is even worse And that she sees the worst of people all the time But I d hate to be her daughter There is no real warmth in that relationship I ll be listening to the next one but at this point I m not really hopeful This was a pretty good book It is the only one I have read by this author I think I would be interested in reading others particularly if there are others in the Dr Hanson Cold Case series Many times I find that I have figured out who did it halfway through the book But not this one And for me that is a good thing. Arently promiscuous daughter of his professorWhen the disappearance of a local teenager confirms that Nathan's killer is back Kate and the team must work fast to untangle a web of lies and unmask a murderer who has lain dormant for 20earsA chilling discovery a oung life in mortal danger and a series of dark secr. ,