Career of Evil

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When a mysterious package is delivered to Robin Ellacott, she is horrified to discover that it contains a woman's severed leg.
Her boss, private detective Cormoran Strike, is less surprised but no less alarmed. There are four people from his past who he thinks could be responsible--and Strike knows that any one of them is capable of sustained and unspeakable brutality.
With the police focusing on the one suspect Strike is increasingly sure is not the perpetrator, he and Robin take matters into their own hands, and delve into the dark and twisted worlds of the other three men. But as more horrendous acts occur, time is running out for the two of them...
"Career of Evil" is the third in the highly acclaimed series featuring private detective Cormoran Strike and his assistant Robin Ellacott. A fiendishly clever mystery with unexpected twists around every corner, it is also a gripping story of a man and a woman at a crossroads in their personal and professional lives.

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User Review  - siri51 - LibraryThing

I finished reading (to find out who dun it) despite the often graphic violent murders and plodding plot in the middle. Robin and Strike are an unlikely partnership. Read full review

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User Review  - indygo88 - LibraryThing

#3 in the Cormoran Strike series, Career of Evil packs a punch nearly right at the beginning, as a severed leg arrives via package delivery at the detective's office. Obviously not a random delivery ... Read full review

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About the author (2015)

Robert Galbraith is the pseudonym used by J. K. Rowling, who was born on July 31, 1965 in Yate, Gloucestershire, England. She is the author of the Harry Potter series. She also wrote the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, The Tales of Beedle the Bard, and The Casual Vacancy using her real name. She has won several awards over the years including British Book Awards for Outstanding Achievement, British Book of the Year for Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince, and the Hugo Award for best novel for Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. Under the name Robert Galbraith, she has since written The Cuckoo's Calling, The Silkworm, and Career of Evil which are part of the Cormoran Strike series.

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