Last Request by Liz Mistry is a gripping contemporary murder suspense that I just could not put down. I read with heart racing as I sped towards the conclusion.
A serial killer is on the loose in Bradford. The reader ‘hears’ the killer’s voice from the murky depths. I was clueless to guess who it was.
The literary device of pathetic fallacy is employed as the weather becomes as murky as the action.
Cold case files mingle with present day crimes as the police battle to solve them and the clock ticks down.
The lines between the criminals and the cops blur as characters put themselves on line for their families.
As the criminals wander the streets of Bradford, the reader is surprised by the depths to which some will stoop.Continue reading