Primal Scream

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Penguin, 1998 - Fiction - 429 pages
6 Reviews
Decades ago, Inspector Robert DeClercq suffered a tragedy when his young daughter was kidnapped and killed after he was unable to save her. Only now, with a young girl named Katt in his life, can he put his demons to rest. Until DeClercq's Special X Team receives a shrunken head, heralding the return of the Headhunter -- a psychopath who left a trail of headless bodies in his wake eleven years earlier -- or is it a copycat killer? While the team seeks the answer, Katt is kidnapped, luring DeClercq away from his comrades into a deadly web of revenge!

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Review: Primal Scream (Special X #6)

User Review  - Craig - Goodreads

The Headhunter returns....or does, ah, no spoilers haha. Good story, nice to see Headhunter back but the case is resolved, sort of, halfway through the book so the feast is just reasonable fare, nice tie up at the end though! Read full review

Review: Primal Scream (Special X #6)

User Review  - Breanne Katherine - Goodreads

This was a difficult read for me, and I believe it was mostly because I jumped into reading a sequel before I read the first part - never a good idea. =P Aside from that however, it was also ... Read full review

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About the author (1998)

Michael Slade is pseudonym for Jay Clarke, a Vancouver-based trial lawyer specializing in cases for the criminally insane. As both defense and Crown counsel, he has been active in over one hundred murder cases. This background provides inspiration for his series of Special X thrillers. He is the author of six previous books, including Primal Scream, Evil Eye, Ripper, Cutthroat, Ghoul, Headhunter, and Burnt Bones.

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