The Bookshop on the Shore eOn on a few characters but when the bad guy is finally revealed it didn t ring true What was the motivationDon t waste your time Eight in the Box by Raffi Yessayan is a mystery crime thriller that takes place in Boston The main character Angel Alves newly promoted to homicide detective for the Boston Police Department is tasked with tracking down a murderer on the loose Eight in the Box offers the perspective of many supporting characters as well as the murderer himself The crime scene is always the same the home of a single woman with no signs of a break in and a bathtub filled with the victim s blood No body is recovered from the scene There are twists and turns in almostvery short chapter of this book and it provides an interesting and Dance Real Slow easy read Thend leaves much room for a second book perhaps a seuel which I think I would The Art of Memoir enjoy I did like reading Eight in the Box The twists and turns as well as the changes in character perspective kept my interest throughout the book The overarching themes of this book would be that no secret can be kept completely hidden and that you can never truly know what is going on inside someonelse s head I do have a few critiues of this book I think that at times the author became too caught up in xplaining legal procedures and police protocol which became monotonous after a while I do think that the characters needed development as I found myself feeling sort of indifferent
when their safety came into uestion I also feel that perhaps there were too many characters that offered perspective and their safety came into uestion I also feel that perhaps there were too many characters that offered perspective and times
Their Narration Became Confusing And Inessential To narration became confusing and inessential to plot But overall I had fun reading this book I would recommend Eight in the Box to anyone that njoys watching Criminal Minds or is fascinated by criminal psychology The tracking of a serial killer it sthe author was in the DA s office for years and "obviously knows a great deal about the legal system however it was asy to figure out the perpetrator "knows a great deal about the legal system however it was asy to figure out the perpetrator arly on which took a lot of the fun out of the book for me Looking forward to reading this book by a former colleague of mine from back in 1996 when we both worked at the District Attorney s Office together in Roxbury MARaffi was a prosecutor Born and raised in West Roxbury of Armenian heritage Fun loving sweet fellow I had no idea he moonlighted as a writer which is wonderful to know about how diverse and with the much anticipated biography of greg s mom now available. M battles With ach new attack the twisted mystery only deepens and the hunger for answers and action intensifies No sane mind could comprehend the dark design behind it all And no one can anticipate the final fateful strokes that will lead to a shocking ndgame?.
Download Eight in the Box A Novel of SuspenseI think the author didn t know if he wanted a legal book a police procedural or something in between The something in between didn t uite workToo many characters not nough fleshed out I started confusing Brendan with Mitch and Monica with AndiAuthor liked the information dump by dialog which is one of my least favorite ways to get "IMPORTANT INFO OUTTHE TWIST CAME TOTALLY OUT OF LEFT "info outThe twist came totally out of left and made no sense at all considering the story that came before it It was like he was trying to shock you in the worst way possible Right from the start we learn that Eight in the Box is a legal term referring to the number of people sitting on a jury There are uite literally Integrity Restored: Helping Catholic Families Win the Battle Against Pornography eight people in a box in a courtroom waiting to hear a trial and determine the fate of one person There is a reason television shows like Law Order have lasted as long as they have and keep multiplying people love the dark side of the law Raffi Yessayan writes about this gritty world with accuracy and doesn t hold anything back Yessayan a former Boston prosecutor and now defense attorney has walked the dark streets of Boston and writes fromxperience In Eight in the Box we are immediately greeted with a
brutal murder a bathtub filled with blood and a serial killer aptly named the Blood Bathmurder a bathtub filled with blood and a serial killer aptly named the Blood Bath Yessayan presents the reader with the facts and lets the story slowly unfold with spine tingling details and a mysteriously cloaked killer named Richter Yessayan will leave you turning the pages faster than you can say Pahked the cah Move over Dennis Lehane Boston has a new voice in crime fiction THIS REVIEW CONTAINS MAJOR SPOILERSI was thoroughly njoying this novel of suspense until I got to the last few chapters The killer sets up a friend and co worker to take the blame He does such a good job that the friend kills himself leaving the police with the conviction that the killer is dead There is no suggestion that the real killer will continue killing he is a serial killer with a very contained motivation
*SO This Book Was A Nice Easy Read Perfect For *This book was a nice asy read perfect for beach with its short chapters and fast pace It starts with a chapter from the perspective of the killer himself called Richter which readers later find out is what they call jurors in Germany Then you meet a large cast of characters Angel Alves a new Homicide detective Connie short for Conrad Darget a prosecutor in the DA s office Andi a law student who is dating Connie Sgt Mooney Alves s boss and a good The harrowing scene is always the same the home of a single woman no signs of forced ntry no vidence of an intruder and no victim only a bathtub filled with blood Newly promoted homicide detective Angel Alves wants to make his mark in the department and a diffe. Olice Brendan Sullivan Mitch Beaulieu and Nick Costa Connie s coworkers Monica Hughes the newest member of the DA s office and The narration is 3rd person omniscient so readers get to hear a little about veryone It s a little haphazard at times but it does a good job of moving the story along at a good clipview spoilerI saw the nding coming perhaps before Yessayan planned since I didn t think it was Mitch because he hadn t mentioned any kind of grandparent in his life before I thought it was Brendan for a while specially since he was described as strong and he d
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back the day readers find out that the killer went tothe day readers find out that the killer went to of Arizona and killed a girl there But then when Alves discovers that the shoe print found outside of Susan McCarthy s house was a fit for Mitch s I remembered that Connie said he had Mitch s gym bag from before she was killed and I figured he had to be Richter That and the fact that the police profile said that the killer was probably impotent matched up with us knowing that he and Andi hadn t gone beyond kissing Plus after having been careful all those times before it seemed hard to believe that the vidence against Mitch wasn t a set up I was left dissatisfied by Connie s motivations and I found Mitch s suicide to be out of line with what we knew of him the story about how his adopted dad killed himself seems to have been meant to foreshadow It seemed like a handy plot device to tie things up As for Connie I thought his killing people and preserving the bodies so he could have a fake jury ight in the box in his newly fixed up basement was a shock although if you flip back you ll see a line in the beginning about how Connie was a handyman and had finished his basement to make the house really his but him "killing 8 people to practice his opening arguments seems xtreme given what we knew of him And props "8 people to practice his opening arguments seems xtreme given what we knew of him And props Yessayan since I realized with about 10 pages left that I knew very little of Connie s past despite having spent a good amount of time with him hide spoiler Fast paced good read Certainly never xpected the Hannah Montana: The Movie ending Would definitely recommend This book came with high recommendations so I was looking forward to reading it I was not impressed It did read like a newbie author with very little character development and too many characters running in and out without me getting a clear visualmental picture of what they all looked likeThe author casts suspici. Rence on the streets but tracking thislusive serial killer sorely challenges his commitment and skills Meanwhile assistant DA Conrad Darget has his own hands full mentoring an ambitious young law student and rallying his fellow attorneys in their daily courtroo.