Killing Hope: Keith Houghton


 

Killing Hope by Keith Houghton, Book Review Murder In Common

“I’ve been around the block enough times to recognize a turkey in a chicken coop when I see one.”

 

Yes, that’s the kind of prose that can grab me and like all writing it’s the honesty of delivery that counts. Gabe Quinn returns to the job after the death of his wife and tries hard to live down his “celebrity cop” tag which came from solving a case that took him to Las Vegas.

He is assigned the job of tracking down the serial killer known as The Undertaker who taunts Quinn with his capacity for cruelty. He’s tasked with stopping this killer while still grieving for his wife and dealing with his adult children.  On top of this he searches for the killer known as The Maestro.

Crossing Lines by Keith Houghton, Book Review Murder In CommonThe plot development is non-stop with several leads to follow that brings you to stellar ending. I didn’t see it coming. While some of Keith Houghton’s writing takes you close to the edge of disbelief he doesn’t push you over and that works for me.

 

One man wants revenge …
One man wants to even the score…
Only one will succeed …

 

I’ve also read Houghton’s second book in the Gabe Quinn thriller series which has Quinn living in SW Florida, trying to move forward with his life in the only way he can. As it turns out it doesn’t involve much down time.

~ June Lorraine

 

 

 

Categories: ReviewsTags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Please leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Snowbird of Paradise

Living and Learning in Alberta and California

Refined Side

Living La Vie en Luxe

lara trace hentz

monthly and breaking news from NDN Country and beyond

Unlawful Acts

Small and Indie Press Crime Fiction

Going Batty in Wales

Developing a more sustainable lifestyle in SW Wales

beetleypete

The musings of a Londoner, now living in Norfolk

Hankerings

From cheeseburgers to foie gras — eat what you hanker for.

Where to next?

Riding in cars with dogs

Kate Clark Flora

Mystery & Crime Author

The Tattooed Book Geek

'just a nobody with a blog'

Trail-Stained

Walk Everywhere

In Dianes Kitchen

Recipes showing step by step directions with pictures and gadget reviews

Café Design

EST. 2016

My German Table

German comfort food for the soul

Literary Everything

...because we love books.

PMQ for two

Bold, Bright and Colourful Home Decor & DIYs

Meredith Rankin

Wherever A Book Takes You

The Stiletto Gumshoe

A Writer's Blog That's Not.

On The Shelf Books

A bookblog for readers

%d bloggers like this: