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A Necessary Evil (Maggie O'Dell Series #5)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 8, 2013

    Great read

    Kava just keeps me guessing & wanting more

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  • Posted August 26, 2011

    Great read

    Lots of twissts and turns

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  • Posted July 9, 2011

    Recommended!!!!

    A little bit of a slow start, but in the middle and the end it is awesome. I really liked how the murderer is not exposed until the very end of the book.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 3, 2008

    A Necessary Read

    After reading 'A Perfect Evil', I could not wait until this book came out. As far as the story goes, it was worth the wait! There are three potential problems with this book. One - you need to read 'A Perfect Evil' first. Two - The author attempts to bring you up to speed very often, which is irritating, but there are still things you may miss without reading the first book. Three - There are an incredible number of characters in this book - many people to keep track of during your experience. The good news is, the reason you encounter so many people, is because most of them meet their doom. The characters are strong as usual, and the author's writing is superb. This author's books are so wonderful, they are the ones you set up to pre-order for life. This book normally would get five stars from me, but I thought with the three issues above, it didn't deserve quite as high a rating as my five stars for 'A Perfect Evil'. This author is fantastic. I have read all her books, except 'One False Move' and that is on my list.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 27, 2005

    Necessary Evil

    It would seem that Maggie O'Dell has two separate serial killers on her hands. One in New England kills young women, then removes their heads and takes the torso for his trophy. The other attacks Catholic priests who have been implicated in abuse cases. Is there any baffling way that the two could be connected? As she follows the trail, things only become more confusing, and more dangerous. ..................... **** This fascinating thriller will keep your attention from beginning to end. Though at times it might seem confusing as two apparently separate killers terrorize the country, the way they are connected is a stroke of genius on the author's part. Ms. Kava has become famous for leaving readers with an startling end, and she does still, but don't skip ahead to see what it is you won't get it unless you read the whole thing. ****

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