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Chris Carter is now my new Lee Child! A gripping read; from its start to its explosive ending; that left me wanting to read the next instalment immediately.
I hadn't read a Chris Carter novel before, reading Hunting Evil allowed me to experience a new author. Now the book is finished, I will definitely be considering him as a new favourite. I was gripped from the start and I found myself continually wanting to read on to discover more about Hunter and Lucien and their complex relationship. The book only gets better; I wasn't left disappointed for a second as twists and turns in the plot lead you to an explosive ending that left me wanting to read more.
A thrilling cat-and-mouse chase which reboots Hannibal for today’s standards of criminal psychology.
The cover promised Netflix-level addiction - and it definitely delivered! I read this in two days, including having the book precariously propped open in cramped Tube carriages, because I just had to find out what happened next. I am new to the Detective Robert Hunter series but after having read this one I’m now a fan - and the prequel to this, An Evil Mind, is already queued up on my reading list. Los Angeles is depicted so well that I could almost feel the heat rising off the LAPD station concourse - crime-writing at its best.
A great dark psychological thriller, that I couldn't get enough of. Definitely recommend!!!
Hunting Evil is the 10th book in the Robert Hunter series. In fact, I only found out after reading the intriguing synopsis provided by LoveReading UK. Although I haven’t read any of the previous books in the series, I didn’t have a problem with reading this one as standalone.
In Hunting Evil, we follow Detective Robert Hunter and an escaped serial killer Lucien Folter who has escaped from prison. But Lucien isn’t just any serial killer/prisoner, he was Robert’s roommate and friend during college. Lucien is also a master at disguising himself which makes it even more difficult to catch him.
This book was so fast-paced, I raced through it. It was full of suspense and thrilling moments that had me at the edge of my seat. The plot is full of twists and turns that I really didn’t see coming. I favourite parts of the book were the graphic scenes and gore bits.
As I said earlier this book can be read as a standalone as it contains enough details to understand both the backstory and the relationship between Detective Hunter and Lucien. The characters were really interesting and intriguing I really enjoyed learning about Lucien’s evil nature and messed up mind.
Hunting Evil was a great read and I will be looking to into reading more books by Chris Carter in the near future. If you’re looking form a dark psychological thriller this is the book I highly recommend you give a go. Just be warned this book isn’t for the faint-hearted.
Thank you LoveReading and Simon and Schuster UK Fiction for sending me a review copy in return for an honest and unbiased review.