Hands of Evil by Melissa Barker-Simpson
Jonathan Jukes is accustomed to working alongside the police within his role as close protection officer at Morgan and Fairchild. But when Detective Sergeant Charles Macavoy requests the team’s help, JJ finds it’s his toughest case yet.
A serial killer, whose calling card is to remove the hands of his victims, is targeting interpreters. When lines begin to blur and JJ’s past comes back to haunt him, he soon discovers the biggest threat comes from a woman who stands at the centre of it all
This is the second book I’ve read by Melissa Barker-Simpson and it most certainly will not be the last!
The author’s ability to draw the reader into the story and characters is incredible. Each time I sat down to read I planned on only doing it for an hour, but every time it ended up much longer. I would glance up at the clock and not even realise two hours had flown by.
The characters throughout were brilliantly written, and I loved how Melissa wrote the character of Grace. The interactions between the characters flowed really well and the dialogue was engaging and realistic.
Throughout the book the romance and action is balanced perfectly. The plot is well paced and I never once found myself skipping through sections, in fact, it was almost the opposite as there were some scenes I read over twice because they were so good!
I highly recommend this book. Melissa Barker-Simpson creates a engaging story filled with great moments, along with high quality writing and enjoyable characters.
Wow, thanks, Mishka – that’s a lovely review. I’m thrilled you enjoyed it. Thanks so much for featuring Hands of Evil 🙂
It was a brilliant book and I thoroughly enjoyed it! Can’t wait to read more of your work 🙂
Great review! I loved the book as well 🙂
Wow, what a premise! Seems like a great book!
It was a brilliant read 🙂
It sounds so intriguing and engaging. Chopping of hands, grotesque but so fascinating at the same time!
It was a great read, definitely one that drew me in and keep my interest throughout! 🙂
Great review, Mishka! It was a fantastic book!