One,two...He is coming for you by Willow Rose Book Review
Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Another serious page-turner from Scandinavian Mystery Fiction.
Once you start One, Two ... He is coming for you - there is absolutely no turning back.
Set in the Danish coastal town of Karrebaeksminde, journalist Rebekka Franck returns to her hometown with her six year old daughter. She is trying to escape her ex-husband and starting a new life for her and her daughter, when the small sleepy town experiences a murder. One of the kingdoms wealthiest men is brutally murdered in his summer residence in Karrebaeksminde. While Rebekka Franck and her punk photographer Sune try to cover the story for the local newspaper another murder happens on a high society rich man. Now Rebekka Franck realizes that the drowsy little kingdom of Denmark has gotten its first serial killer and soon a series of dark secrets - long buried but not forgotten – will see the day of light.
Not everyone is who they seem to be. Do you really know who someone really is?
Rebekka famous award winning reporter, fleas from her life, trying to escape life with her daughter, from a situation she is too afraid to think about much less speak to anyone with, even her own father.
Giving up everything, she goes to the one place she knows she and her daughter will be safe and settles down into their new life. Going through the motions day after day, meeting her new staff at the newspaper she has been hired to run, in a town where nothing happens. Then something does happen, one by one a group of boys are murdered just like in the Freddy Kreuger movies, vicious, brutal and some say by a demon. One by one, the suspect list gets shorter, and the list of victims grows. With the help of her colleague and photographer, the investigation begins. In comes the help from a friend who is also part of the FBI, answers her one question in detail. “What is a serial killer?” The answer astonishes her and she immediately suspects one man, the man she is falling in love with. But how could that be?
One, two, three, He’s coming for you, grips you from the beginning and doesn’t let go until the end. Who did it, who could be malicious to kill people this way, who could kill with no remorse. As you turn the pages Willow Cross makes you think, you find a suspect, then find it’s not them. On and on you go, one by one they are eliminated. Could it be this man she is falling in love with, maybe her estranged husband, her colleague or could it be someone else? Read on, let Willow Cross spin a web for you, to entangle you.