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Onyx, 1999 - Fiction - 457 pages
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A former reporter and a specialist in kidnap negotiations releases a debut serial killer novel that reveals the making of a mass murderer. Three bodies are found with their tongues cut out and replaced with silver spoons. The killer's motives and methods are so elusive that talented investigator Red Metcalf must search the darkest corners of his own soul to stop the killings.

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Lots of action and a very impressive ending. - Goodreads
Good research on Apostles, and not a bad read. - Goodreads
I think the author did a decent job writing the book. - Goodreads
Interesting ending too. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Tara Hall - Goodreads

Often the rating of 5 stars "amazing" means I loved the book and would red it again. But in this case, the book really WAS amazing. While it was slow to start (I put it down and picked it up for ... Read full review

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User Review  - Scissorfight - Goodreads

I only gave it 4 because it seems slow in parts. The book finishes up nicely. There are some British/European slang throughout the book. Overall it was a great story. Read full review

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Boris Starling has worked as a reporter on the "Sun" and the "Daily Telegraph," His first book, Messiah, has been made into a mini-series on the BBC, for which Starling is the series creator. Starling studied at Cambridge and currently lives in London with his partner and their new daughter.

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