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Most Helpful Favorable Review

15 out of 16 people found this review helpful.

Page-turning thriller

Richard Rood, or "The Gryphon" as he's named himself, is a serial killer on the loose in L.A. His targets are young, single women, and his trademark is to kill his victim, saw off her head and take it with him, and place a small gryphon statue in the victim's hand.

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Richard Rood, or "The Gryphon" as he's named himself, is a serial killer on the loose in L.A. His targets are young, single women, and his trademark is to kill his victim, saw off her head and take it with him, and place a small gryphon statue in the victim's hand.

Wendy Alden, his next victim, manages to escape from being killed. The Gryphon becomes enraged that he "failed" and, despite police protection, continues his hunt to kill Wendy.

This book really kept me on the edge, hardly wanting to put it down. The author certainly gets into the Gryphon's psyche, which is sick and twisted to most people, but "normal" to the killer. There are a number of rather gruesome scenes and descriptions, to be expected in a book like this. However, I have to admit that I cringed just as much when the author describes the Gryphon's childhood--he tortured and killed animals.

If you're looking for a thriller with plenty of action, twists, and turns, check this out. It's got me double-checking my deadbolts before I go to bed.

posted by mittythekitty on July 18, 2011

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Most Helpful Critical Review

6 out of 16 people found this review helpful.

AWFUL, DISGUSTING TRASH!

Disgusting, sexually explicit, violent, graphic garbage!!! I'm deleting it as soon as I finish writing this!!! I'd give it negative stars if I could!! This is the last book I will purchase from this author! Don't waste your money!!!

posted by 6358118 on July 22, 2011

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 22, 2011

    AWFUL, DISGUSTING TRASH!

    Disgusting, sexually explicit, violent, graphic garbage!!! I'm deleting it as soon as I finish writing this!!! I'd give it negative stars if I could!! This is the last book I will purchase from this author! Don't waste your money!!!

    6 out of 16 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 8, 2012

    Hailstorm

    "Punctuate! Is it that hard?! Geez!"

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  • Posted August 8, 2011

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    So so.

    So so read.

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