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Now You See Me Lacey Flint Is A London Policewoman With A Secret Past, A Morbid Fascination With Serial Killers And A Curiously Empty Flat On The Job She S Quiet And Plainly Dressed At Night She Has An Unusual Social LifeWhen Lacey Returns To Her Car One Evening To Find A Woman Fatally Stabbed Right By It, She Is Taken In For Questioning, But Then A Hand Delivered Letter Suggests The Killer Has A Special Interest In Lacey HerselfSuddenly She Is At The Centre Of A Terrifying Murder Hunt, Working With The Smart But Damaged DI Dana Tulloch And The Hostile DI Mark Joesbury, Another Person Who Seems Curiously Fascinated With LaceyIs Joesbury S Interest In Lacey Personal Or Professional Will Lacey Cope As The Case Pushes Her Into The Limelight And Does The Team Have The Skill To Outwit One Of The Nastiest Serial Killers Londoners Have Fallen Prey To Since The Killer S Infamous Role Model Jack The Ripper From The Trade Paperback Edition A psychological thriller, Lacey Flint s a young inexperienced detective on the hunt for a Ripper copycat Though set in modern day London there s tasty gothic undertones, nobody gives you the urge to check over your shoulder quite like JackOne of the phrases you ll hear often about the Ripper, I said, after a couple of gulps, is without a trace because that s how he worked There were people sleeping yards from where Polly was killed and they didn t hear a sound Nobody saw a thingShe s got the creep factor down, liked the murderer s taste in music Julie Andrews raindrops on roses playing in the background, a disturbingly nice touch.I m not aRipperologistbut I read this right after The Lodger a great Ripper novel written back in 1918, had me wanting Boulton delivered, tossing in a few Saucy Jack theories he was a member of the royal family it was a Masonic conspiracy, Jill the Ripper anyone The pacing is tight, plenty of twists Lacey s interesting Complex, neurotic, secretive a loner who rejects intimacy, preferring one night stands regardless of the danger, or probably because of itgood stuff In the thriller genre 3 stars rounded up to 4.Meanderings Saucy Jack or The Ripper Saucy Jack doesn t quite cut it, does it Truth is there s been plenty of unsolved murders, maybe this one would have sunk into oblivion years ago if not for a reporter back in 1888 called Thomas Bulling A drunken journalist who wrote crime stories for newspapers, he coined the phrase Jack the Ripper and it stuck, the real murderer signed his letters to the police Saucy Jack An ingenious piece of journalism, 125 years later serial killers are still called Rippers.Warning Leans towards torture porn To be fair passages like this don t dominate the novel but holy crackers only a woman could write this, a taste view spoiler Most women, once they reach their mid twenties, will have had at least one cervical examination We lie on an examination table, our legs drawn back so that our knees are broadly level with our chest Sometimes our feet are held in stirrups other times, we re asked to splay our knees This woman looked almost like a patient waiting for an internal examination Except that no doctor I ve ever come across would use duct tape, wrapping above and below the knee, to bend the leg double and hold it in place This woman would have been unable to move, unable even to scream, when the two foot long piece of wood was rammed inside her hide spoiler As treacherous and as uncertain as the rough edges of the cobblestone streets in the infamous Whitechapel district Shadows of a dark figure much to the likes of Jack around every corner.Now here s where I d like to walk around inside the mind of the very talented Sharon Bolton Oooh Or maybe not.Sharon Bolton introduces us to her quite complicated character, Lacey Flint, a young detective constable working the crime scenes of London The intense story grabs you from the first pages as Lacey comes upon the savage attack of a young woman With only moments of life beating within her, the young woman grabs the doorhandle of Lacey s car leaving far than her blood in the aftermath Lacey is determined to find out what had happened to this unfortunate girl.When a quirky journalist informs Lacey that she has received an anonymous letter from the possible killer, Lacey meets with her There s than a jumble of words here Lacey s own name appears on the page From every indication, it s evident that a sadistic, psychopathic predator is standing in their midst As the story unfolds, Lacey recognizes the parallels to the Ripper murders from times, dates, and manner And who possesses the depth of evil likened to the one whose name is recognized even today as one of the worst heartless, savage serial killers of all time Lacey is assisted by DI Mark Joesbury who doesn t quite know what to make of Lacey s sixth sense and her tilted police procedures He watches her like a hawk for many a reason.Bolton serves up an intensely good storyline here It s like entering into a multifaceted, lively beehive with chambers that go on and on into unexpected and untapped experiences Just when you think you ve got a handle on all this, Bolton swings in another direction It s a smart, smart read that touches on the mayhem of the Ripper murders while laying it all out for modern eyes to peruse.Sharon Bolton, I m in for the long haul Locked in and ready for and. I have read Now You See Me NYSMan embarrassing number of times The superb plotting, fascinating characters and spooky settings keep drawing me back in Of course the problem with re reading this book is that I never have the shivery thrill of the first time I don t care It s still worth it With my first reading, Bolton kept me guessing throughout the book until I figured something out and then realized, no, I had not On subsequent readings I read for the pure pleasure of language, plotting and characterization NYSM preceded all of those Gone Girl Bad on a Train With a Terrible Marriage books apologies to someone outshining all of those supposed twisty turny books Ms Bolton is the James Bond of twisty writers Nobody does it better DC Lacey Flint is the only witness to the death of a woman who dies in her arms She is re assigned to the Lewisham nick so she can continue doing her own non related investigations into the under reported sexual assaults of adolescent and teenage immigrant women This keeps DC Flint easily available to the Major Incident Team for questioning The MIT is headed by DI Dana Tulloch in a welcome return from Sacrifice As a witness Flint is not supposed to be involved with the investigation but her expertise on Jack the Ripper comes in handy when a copycat calls her out DC Flint then goes from ripperologist to ripper bait as it becomes apparent this really is all about her No one knows why, but when DC Flint figures it out, she s not about to tell anyone She is just going to end the murder spree This is not foolishly going into the scary basement territory although she does this is to save the life she has made for herself Lacey is a mess, but a mess readers grow to care about Her secrets have secrets A beautiful woman, Lacey tries to hide her looks and to stay as much in the background as possible She keeps a boxing heavy bag dressed as man in her garden shed Her apartment is a white box with no sign of her personality Lacey seeks anonymous sex because she thinks she will always be unable to have a real relationship This is put to the test when she meets DI Mark Joesbury, a close friend of DI Tulloch Ultimately, lack of trust between Lacey and her co workers end with Lacey having to making excruciating choices to save loved ones There is not a wasted word, an overdone scene or an off note in this book As an added bonus I also come away from most of Ms Bolton s books informed on a social issue than when I started the book. 4Jack was a real man, but he s become a myth.A well crafted crime procedural, fast paced and gripping.This is the first book in the Lacey Flint series by Sharon Bolton After interviewing a reluctant witness one dark evening, Lacey is horrified to find a woman slumped over her car door, bleeding profusely This woman then dies in her arms At first this seems like a murder case, Lacey s first one in fact, however when a reporter receives a letter, pre fixed Dear Boss , hand delivered, and written in red ink suspected blood , it is pointing to a Jack the Ripper copycat When these letters mention Lacey by name she is swept head long into the investigation, trying to reveal the killer while also keeping her own dark secrets buried.Lacey as a character was rather complex, however the writing of this character was very engaging and kept me wondering and guessing to Lacey s own secrets and agendas often secreted through hints and admissions through out the book Lacey was relatable to some manner, her obsession with true crime mirrored that of my own when I was a teenager now Sharon Bolton did a great job at portraying a character who was new to murder work especially that of a serial killer and working with a new team who, some, seem mistrustful of her Bolton shows Lacey s doubts and the debates within herself for the sanity at keeping her job, finding the killer, and keeping hold of her secret past As this book centres around a possible copy cat of Jack the Ripper, Sharon Bolton does a great job at providing a comprehensive and informative view of the suspected Jack the Ripper crimes form 1888 However, be warned, some of the deaths in this were highly graphic and torturous for the victims making an unpleasant read.I have given this book 4 stars as some parts I was easily able to guess or figure out parts of the plot before the characters did , so it was slightly annoying when it took time for the characters to eventually figure it out.Another thing I didn t particularly enjoy, was the relationship between Mark Joesbury and Lacey Flint I felt Mark was rather unlikeable in my opinion , treated Lacey badly, and the relationship between the two seemed under developed compared to the pace the book was moving at, especially scenes involving the two characters.

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