0 Comments

February 24, 2020

Gregg Olsen: Victim Six

Gregg Olsen: Victim Six—A serial killer convinced of his superiority toys with a journalist as police track his heinous crimes.

The first victim of a Puget Sound serial killer is a poor migrant worker, a person neither the police nor the media are particularly interested in when she disappears. Subsequent victims over a period of months are increasingly higher profile, stirring concerns in law enforcement, attention from media, and doubt from the public.

The killer is confident of his intellect in the pattern of psychopaths everywhere. But as law enforcement focus on the crimes, they become increasingly concerned that the killer has an accomplice, perhaps a female who assists him in his sadistic tortures.

A young newspaper reporter finds herself in the middle of things because the killer reaches out to her to tell his story and to detail his crimes. As he becomes increasingly brazen, she struggles to balance her desire for fame and fortune with the possibility that she is feeding the killer’s ego.

The fifth victim is extremely high-profile, turning up the investigative heat, but things come to a head when Victim Six is kidnapped and the interconnection between the killings becomes obvious.

Why don’t I rate the books I read? The simple truth is I stop reading any book I don’t like, so I never finish it and don’t count it as a book read. Thus, I like every book I complete. The rest is subjective. Whether or not you will like the book is as much about whether the subject interests you and the author’s style is one you enjoy.

If you make a purchase from the Amazon Affiliate Link above, I receive a small commission from Amazon though your price is not affected by the commission. I receive no other compensation from Amazon, the author, the publisher, or anyone else for my Books Read posts. The opinions are mine and mine alone. The book cover is the copyrighted property of the author or their publisher.

Leave a Repl​​​​​y

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked

{"email":"Email address invalid","url":"Website address invalid","required":"Required field missing"}

More Books Read

Brian Freeman: Thief River Falls–A nameless boy approaches a rural Minnesota woman who suspects he is a the target of corrupt law enforcement.

Read Synopsis

Jeanine Cummins: American Dirt—A mother and her 8-year-old son travel a harrowing journey to the U.S. to escape a Mexican cartel.

Read Synopsis

Book 17 on my “March to 100 for 2019″—John Hart: The Hush—Six thousand acres of swamp hold centuries-old secrets that haunt a young man.

Read Synopsis

Kazuo Ishiguro: Never Let Me Go—Children at an exclusive boarding school know they are special but don’t fully understand their haunting purpose.

Read Synopsis

Lee Child: Blue Moon—Jack Reacher’s knack for finding trouble lands him in the middle of a battle between Ukranian and Albanian organized crime.

Read Synopsis

Book 21 on my “March to 100 for 2019″—J.T. Ellison: No One Knows—On the fifth anniversary of her husband’s murder, Aubrey Hamilton suspects he’s not dead.

Read Synopsis

Don't Miss Out!

Subscribe to my monthly newsletter to keep up with new books and subscriber specials. 

My promise to my email subscribers:

I will never sell or share your email address.

I will not flood your inbox with unwanted email.

You can unsubscribe at any time with no questions asked.