Today is my stop on the blog tour for A Deadly Game by Joanne Griffiths.
Kate Palmer, an undergraduate student, discovers that she is pregnant and makes the decision to drop out of university. However, on the evening before she returns home, her body is discovered in Aston park. She is the first victim of several murders that will rock the city of Birmingham. DS James “Jim” Wardell, who has his own issues to contend with, is given the case.
When Eddie Carter, a popular talk show host on Birmingham’s radio station, is contacted by someone claiming to be the killer, it is the start of a cat and mouse game between a deranged killer and the police. After a second body is discovered the pressure mounts on the police to capture the person responsible. Who is killing these women and why? Can Jim apprehend the twisted killer before more innocent women are murdered?
I really enjoyed this book and was really keen to get my hands on a copy after reading the book’s blurb and seeing the cover! It was set at an excellent pace for me and I flew through the book in a few hours, a perfect way for me to escape. The story was gritty and it kept me engaged and gripped from the first few pages. I loved the twist at the end and how the book built up to the dramatic ending, I was really rooting for some of the characters by the time the book ended! Definitely one that I would recommend – 5 stars from me!