Firstly I wish to thank Noelle Holten of Bookouture for inviting me to take part on this Blog tour for BRING ME FLOWERS by D.K. Hood
She’d walked this path hundreds of times before, she knew every twist and turn. But today was different. She didn’t know someone was waiting for her, hidden away from view. She didn’t know this was the last time she’d walk this path.
Hidden deep in the forest, schoolgirl Felicity Parker is found carefully laid out on a rock with nothing but a freshly picked bunch of flowers next to her lifeless form. Detective Jenna Alton is called in to investigate the gruesome discovery.
With the body found just off a popular hiking route, Jenna believes the killer is a visitor to the town… until a second local girl is discovered.
Within days, Kate Bright, a school friend of Felicity’s, is found brutally murdered at the local swimming pool and once again, the killer has displayed his victim in a terrifying manner and left flowers at the scene.
The town is gripped with fear and Jenna and her deputy, David Kane, now know that the killer is living among them, and that he’s picking off school girls one by one. But they don’t know who is next on the list.
As the trail goes cold, Kane and Alton are forced to sit and wait for the killer to make his next move. But now he has a new victim in his sights, and he’s looking much closer to home …
If you love Robert Dugoni, Karin Slaughter and Rachel Abbott you’ll love this nail-biting thriller from D.K. Hood.
Buy Link: myBook.to/BMFSocial
HERE ARE MY THOUGHTS AND REVIEW
Oh just wow! Before I had got to the end of the first chapter I had already added this author to my must never miss list because I just knew that she would just hit the spot and I had struck gold! Boy could she set that electrically charged atmosphere, I was only a few pages in and I was so darn edgy.
D. K. Hood was hitting me where it hurt the most, the slaying of kids that were just on the brink, but not quite, of being an adult. All that bravado and strutting and feeling all grown up and misunderstood, secrets and pushing the limits with parents but still wanting to be a kid when it suited. Then it is gone, brutally and forcefully taken away before they know what it is like to be an adult.
A serial killer that was targeting young teenage girls at more regular intervals than my local bus. He was insatiable and developing more elaborate ways to display his victims at every kill. Bloody hell these kids had really suffered before they died. Although it doesn’t take you through the sordid details of the kills as they happen the result that you are left with are enough.
Absolutely loved the detectives that were dealing with the case, they each had their own very hidden back stories that could be deadly to them if they were discovered. The thing is it creates a bit of a wall between them to start with, but walls can be taken down. There is something very special that bonds them more than your usual books. It just makes the whole story one big continuous don’t anyone dare interupt me read, because I wasn’t stopping for anybody.
Now I began to feel really guilty because I didn’t want it to end. Was I actually wanting more girls to die? OMG I must of been but in my defence I loved this book. This is a very fast paced read, one that you just can’t find that lull to put the kettle on. A super read, just loved it!
I wish to thank Bookouture and NetGalley for a copy of this book which I have honestly reviewed.
HERE IS A LITTLE ABOUT THE AUTHOR
I’ve always had a wicked sense of humour, and was the kid who told the ghost stories around the campfire. I am lucky to have family all over the world and have spent many vacations in places from Paris France to Montana USA and Australia. I use the wonderful memories from these visits to enhance my stories.
My interest in the development of forensic science to solve crime goes back many years. I enjoy writing crime, mystery and thrillers. With many stories, waiting for me to write I’ll look forward to sharing many spine tingling stories with you.
D.K. Hood is an active member of International Thriller Writers.