I just finished reading City of Fire by Robert Ellis. It was such a good book. I highly recommend it! It was nonstop suspense from the beginning to the last page! Here's my review that I wrote for the review site.
Nikki Brant has just found out she is pregnant. She is overjoyed and can’t wait to share the news with her husband, James Brant. Unfortunately she won’t live to tell anyone. A killer has entered her home and crawled into her bed.
When James Brant finds his wife, naked and viciously murdered, he is overcome with grief. Detective Lena Gamble and her partner Detective Hank Novak are assigned the case. James Brant is the perfect suspect and the police assume he killed his wife. Gamble quickly discovers that her first case, the murder of Teresa Lopez, is somehow connected to the murder of Nikki Brant. Gamble and Novak realize this is not an isolated incident but is instead a serial murder case. Quickly the pair put together the clues and DNA to find the perpetrator before he has the chance to kill another woman.
Gamble’s brother, David, was a member of a famous rock band until he was found shot to death in his car. David’s murder was never solved and it’s haunted her to this day. Now five years later, Gamble’s current case starts to connect to her brother’s murder. The police assume they’ve found David’s killer, but Gamble doesn’t believe that’s true. She concludes that the police are trying to close an old case by pinning it on a dead man who can’t defend himself and his character. Gamble doesn’t trust her own colleagues and starts to suspect an elaborate cover up is happening.
As the hunt for the killer intensifies, Gamble becomes his next targeted victim. The police search for the latest missing woman as time ticks away and forest fires ignite throughout the city. Will the police save the latest victim in time or will they be too late?
CITY OF FIRE was the most fascinating, suspenseful, tightly woven, scary, nail-biting, mystery that I’ve ever read. The suspense is so unbelievable that you will not be able to put it down. The writing was spectacular and I would definitely recommend this book to readers who enjoy a suspenseful whodunit with an explosive and satisfying ending.
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