The beginning point of the journey of Robert Hunter and his never-ending quest to capture the most heinous of killers ever. The Crucifix Killer by Chris Carter. Padding someone on the back, instead of patting. I recognize the attempt of giving the opening of the book s I did read a later novel first in this series because I made the assumption that Chris Carter was the same fellow from the X-files, and he most certainly is not even if Mulders skill as profiler would not be wasted in this series. Shelve The Death Sculptor. Hunter and his rookie partner are about to enter a nightmare beyond imagining. Now, I just have to find time to read them!

Aber so war es nicht. However, that being said, the book was well good enough to not drop below a four -star read and I have no hesitation in recommending. A few years ago I gave it all up to become a full time writer. Unable to prove their misgivings despite a confession, the two were forced to move forward with their guilt. An interesting series but this first installment did not woo me too much. I am now back to beginning to the very first story, The Crucifix Killer.

I don’t think it was necessary to include the killing theme involving the gangster. Clean the filth, wipe the streets clean. It is very clear to see, when reading one of his more recent books and then reading one of his older books, that his writing style has improved. View all 4 comments. Wer macht so etwas? However, it grabbed hold of me from the very start and I found myself unwilling — unable — to put it down for any period of time.

The latter is a huge cause for concern for Hunter; it marks the signature of a serial killer he helped capture two years earlier – a man who was executed for his grisly crimes. Carter uses a lot of odd phrasing to encompass facial expressions and tones of voice that clearly make sense only to him. I liked the characters, in particular Hunter and his rookie partner Garcia. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.


The compulsive new novel filmm the author of the S… More. I am being deliberately cryptic here. Besides that, I’m hoping to find a series that will appeal to my husband, who loves to read the same types of books I do but, for better or worse, is much harder to please.

Please that my September Book Pal wanted and agreed to read this books, and I really enjoyed the book. The kruzifis he krjzifix Garcia delve into this new murder and the seedy side of Los Angeles, the more his is convinced that there is a copycat murderer active.

There were some aspects that were good and there was potential for a real good story here but it got lost in what turned out to be a formulaic and fairly poor execution.

Filled with interesting, realistic characters, you quickly come to love them all: I could picture it all. The author explains stuff like he doesn’t trust the reader to know what he means or to remember what he wrote a couple of pages ago.

Carter does know how to write a decent and exciting story that are easy to read and he does show his knowledge and skill of the mind set of the serial killer which makes interesting reading.

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A, a young woman is found savagely murdered. Some issues with pacing and authenticity but quite entertaining and considering this was a debut, not bad.

Hunter was initially written as a prodigy, a gifted child, a genius. The first in the Robert Hunter series doesn’t disappoint. Videos About This Book. Ma wady, ma zalety, nie jest idealizowany.

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The Crucifix Killer

But Hunter and his partner knew better. After going on a couple of dates with Isabella, an awkward construction of sexuality and girlish giggling, Hunter quickly loses interest with her as fast as I lost interest in both him and the plot.


Although I guessed the identity of the killer fairly easily, I loved it. The gore level is high, brutal and sickening. Other books in the series. But here comes my question: Ich hatte leider zwischendurch eine Weile meine Thriller-Leselust verloren, aber es war wirklich noch richtig gut zum Schluss. Fiquei confusa foi quando o enredo do assassino do crucifixo se embrulhou com o dos raptores de mulheres para pornografia letal que me deixou doente.

Lists with This Book. January – The Crucifix Killer 2 15 Jan 09, Chris Carter has obviously grown massively as a writer as the books further down this series are liller lot stronger and better written than this one.

Actual rating is 3. The writing was perfect for the book.

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The presumed insult to the reader, robbing them of not just the satisfaction of figuring it all out on their own, but the ability to kruxifix so, is a huge let down. Aug 01, Erika rated it did not like it. I hadn’t read this author before and I was pleasantly surprised as I have now found another author to add to killef list. A student nurse has the shock of her life when sh… More.

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The Night Stalker by Chris Carter. The killings are described quite graphically, and at times some of the scenes can be qui This is the first in a series, the main character being Detective Robert Hunter. Aber so war es nicht.