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Manchester The Commonwealth Games are coming to town and the city is alive with possibilities Caught up in the commercial feeding frenzy is Tom Benwell account manager at an advertising firm The pressure is getting to Tom – too many deals Killing the PDFEPUBto make and lies to tell and the passion for his job is waning Meanwhile his friend D I think a big thing that influenced how much I enjoyed this book was the fact that I didn t realize the two plot threads were occurring at different periods of time until honestly over 23 of the way through the book After that things made a little sense However even with that cleared up I had some gripes with the book I didn t particularly like any of the characters None of them really stuck out to me as good people Some would say that this is realistic I would argue that there are plenty of decent people in the world It s hard for me to like a book if I can t root for or support anyone I felt kind of ambivalent about the two main characters Tom and Jon At times I could genuinely sympathize with them and at times they were d bags Again some would say that s realism I would say that s big chunks of the book when I didn t give a rip what happened to them You can have flawed characters without them being unlikableex a character we re supposed to like drinking when she knows she s pregnant Things took a long time to get going This wasn t a huge issue since things picked up before it got unbearable but I would have liked things to move along a little faster Tom s decline just seemed a little off to me He just went from 0 to 60 extremely fast in my opinion I think the circumstances were right but I also think that things like that take some time to develop and don t just pop up all of a sudden Also the whole Masters thing felt like a huge stretch to me Idk maybe it s because I was never super sucked into the book THE FORMATTING I was reading a Kindle version so maybe there was some formatting error or something But good gravy Instead of characters talking like thisWhat s for breakfast Sarah asked TomJust toast he repliedUghIt was like this What s for breakfast Sarah asked Tom Just toast he replied Ugh It was incredibly annoying Several times I got confused about who was saying what And what happened to putting double uotation marks around speechUltimately I just think that this book wasn t my thing However I think I would have liked it if it s formatting wasn t so bleeding awful and if the plot had moved along a little

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Ve leaves the police utterly baffledWith the race on to catch the killer both men find themselves caught up in a nightmare where the most innocent action can cost the highest price In this nail biting crime thriller Chris Simms draws us into the shadows that lurk behind the city’s shiny new exterior then plunges us into the mind of a madman My second Chris Simms book read out of order as is my terrible habitThis one is set around the time of the Commonwealth Games in Manchester in 2002 a time and place I am very familiar with He evokes the atmosphere and locations really wellThe timeline of the book is different it jumps between time periods which helps to paint a vivid picture of the characters and the events which overtake themThe story rolls along at a good pace the characters are involving and the timeline jumps tie up the plot nicely One or two elements felt a little forced but taht didn t detract from the book overall

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I Jon Spicer is on the fast track showing a commitment to the job that borders on obsession or so his girlfriend Alice tells himThen in the aftermath of the Games a series of brutal killings shatters the city’s new found spirit Jon Spicer gets the case Each victim has been murdered in the same bizarre and grotesue manner yet the lack of moti Simple to read The only two problems was that I had figured the murderer and the endings of the sub plots car thieving before the author had spilled the beans Also the ending was uite abrupt and didn t tie the knots with Alice and Nikki not sure if it s just a boy thing with Nikki though The one chapter focusing on this character and vice versa made it a little confusing but the different dates in a new chapter was something different I liked I enjoyed that the characters had stuck with their consistent attitudes Loved that the suspects in our perspective crossed over each other s paths to create confusion but it was uite simple to match them up with their crimes Giving it a three only because I wasn t hung onto every word although the plot was uite intriguingedit I ve forgotten to mention Simms has had a few plot holes at the end of the mystery and decided to put that into the final ending Tom s green suit that appeared near the end which was mentioned that Sly had on and another the gum Sly had stolen a while back just for some examples I don t mind that in other fictional novels but it bothers me for the mystery genre I think I ll be back since I ve forgotten another topic to raise


10 thoughts on “Killing the Beasts

  1. says:

    There was essentially something a bit awry in the writing of this novel The idea I found uite interesting and in many ways relatable than all the standard 'maverick cop tracks down twisted criminal genius evil murderer' crime thrillers there are and I appreciated the Manchester setting too though this did date the book somewhat in how it was so strongly grounded in the 2002 Commonwealth Games in the cityHowever I found

  2. says:

    Detective Inspector Jon Spicer is working on Operation Fisherman investigating a gang of car thieves when he responds to a call for help from a Community Support Officer A woman has been murdered and because there is a prol

  3. says:

    I think a big thing that influenced how much I enjoyed this book was the fact that I didn't realize the two plo

  4. says:

    Follow DI Jon Spicer in this crime thriller set around Manchester People are very busy in Manchester with the opening of the XVII Commonwealth Games in 2002 when a body is discoveredOkay this story is set in 2002 but do not let that p

  5. says:

    I find it uite boring to read a book that ends up being close to what I expected it to be that’s why I generally don’t like book series so when an author manages to surprise me I tend to value it a lot Chris Simms totally astounded me with

  6. says:

    Simple to read The only two problems was that I had figured the murderer and the endings of the sub plots car thieving before the author had spilled the beans Also the ending was uite abrupt and didn't tie the knots with Alice and Nikki not sure if it's just a boy thing with Nikki though The one chapter focusing on this character and vice v

  7. says:

    In the end the overall story was three stars worth but the moments of 'The Californians' sketch level obsession with Manchester roads and glut of shop names combined with the poorly edited pacing and weakly built out location jumps made the b

  8. says:

    My second Chris Simms book read out of order as is my terrible habitThis one is set around the time of the Commonwealth Games in Man

  9. says:

    I found this book while looking for new authors So often when looking for something new you find something not so good That

  10. says:

    Good detective thriller I really liked reading the internal thoughts of someone decending into schizophrenia Truely terrifying stuff The end w

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