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A stunning, shocking, wonderfully well written debut reminiscent of James Patterson and one that will catapault Boris Starling to the front rank of thriller writers. London is in the grip of a heatwave: airless days, strange steamy nights and a killer stalking the streets.
Wealthy men are being murdered to some mysterious pattern, with no clues left behind, only corpses with silver spoons in place of their tongues Set against this merciless butcher is DCI Red Metcalfe, an investigator with a celebrated ability to get under the skin and into the minds of the deranged killers he hunts.
But as the city swelters and the body count rises, Red's own tortured past begins to turn against him - and the city is safe for no one. Sometimes, it is said, it takes a killer to catch a killer The most compelling and suspenseful British thriller to come along in years, and Boris Starling is a startling and powerful talent to watch. Messiah is guaranteed to haunt your dreams Hideaway - by Nora Roberts Hardcover. Camino Winds - by John Grisham Hardcover. See our price match guarantee. See how a store is chosen for you.
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Messiah, Boris Starling — Book Review
Boris Starling has worked as a reporter on the Sun and the Daily Telegraph and most recently for a company which specialises in kidnap negotiation, clandestine investigations and political risk analysis. He was one of the youngest-ever contestants on Mastermind in and went to the semi-finals with his subject: the novels of Dick Francis. Boris studied at Cambridge and currently lives in London. Du kanske gillar. Meditations Marcus Aurelius Inbunden. Messiah av Boris Starling.
Messiah is a thriller novel by British writer Boris Starling , published in Following the success of the novel, a sequel, Storm , was also released. The novel opens with the discovery of the body of Philip Rhodes, a London caterer, who is found hanging in his underwear from his banister, his tongue cut out and a silver spoon in its place. When the body of the Bishop of Wandsworth , James Cunningham, is found beaten to death, but with his tongue replaced by a silver spoon, DCI Red Metcalfe and his team must discover the pattern behind these killings and save the rest of the men who are destined to be murdered. The novel has many twists and turns and it describes the killings in great detail. The Guardian described the novel as being "in the same mood as Se7en , but it makes the film's theology look like Peter and Jane ". From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Added by 6 of our members. Messiah A novel by Boris Starling. Makes 'Silence of the Lambs' look like 'Alice in Wonderland' The first two corpses are found within an hour of each other. One man hanged with his hands trussed behind his back, the other beaten to death on his living-room floor. Both stripped to their underpants.
Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book. Cracking plot, sizzling tension and very gory. Not for the feint hearted. I couldn't put it down. Back Cover Blurb: London is in the grip of a heatwave: airless days, strange steamy nights and a killer stalking the streets.