Strange Blood by Lindsay Ashford

Strange Blood

Lindsay Ashford

Forensic scientist vs Satanist killer: so far, so Messiah. But the psychologist is a good looking, female, academic with a healthy sex life; whilst the killer might not be so easy to predict either. Lots of suspense and some neat twists left me looking forward to the author's third novel


It would be a waste of breath, Devla knew, to remind Des that Megan had been reluctant to make the documentary in the first place. That she was a respected academic who already had more work than she could handle. Des had the instincts of a Rottweiler when it came to a good story, and he didn't care who had to be savaged to get to it.

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