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The Blood-Dimmed Tide (John Madden Series #2)
     

The Blood-Dimmed Tide (John Madden Series #2)

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by Rennie Airth
 

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Rennie Airth's The Death of Kings is now available from Viking.

With the publication of the New York Times Notable Book River of Darkness, Rennie Airth established himself as a master of suspense. The Blood-Dimmed Tide, set in 1932, marks the return of the beloved Inspector John Madden, whose discovery of a young

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The Blood-Dimmed Tide: A John Madden Mystery 4.1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 16 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Here is the greatest imaginable evil to plop into the author's pastoral paradise: what kind of monster would rape and murder prepubescent girls then smash their faces to a pulp? (This will be hard to top for for sheer depravity if Airth continues his Inspector Madden adventures.) The first half this volume consists largely of reintroducing all the sugery nice good guys and gals of the first book with a sparse sprinkling of new characters -- kids, tramps and a German policeman. The children are all adorable (and presumably above average) and the vagrants all moral paragons who are down on their luck. Near this story's midpoint, however, things pick up. We learn not only who the murderer is and why he will be tough to catch but also who his endearing next victim might be. The remaining pages are a gripping race to see whether the coppers can find him before he strikes again, which makes for a more exciting book that the acclaimed River of Darkness. Airth's villains continue to be more interesting than his protagonists because the former have some psychological depth whereas the latter are little more than cardboard cutouts of domestic saints.
nhr3bookcrazyNR More than 1 year ago
Eleven years have passed since the setting of the first John Madden book. Although John Madden quit Scotland Yard to get married and become a farmer, he's inadvertently drawn in to a new matter. It's quite clever how the author keeps weaving John Madden into the story - very much against the wishes of his wife. It's really interesting to see how the clues come together, with some real luck and clever deducing. I really enjoyed this second book in the John Madden mysteries. You can bet I'll be getting the third.
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I lay on my stomach as markus give it to me in the throut and the girls play with my big bouncy a..ss..
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Steps in "sup ladies"
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Sits on bed pleasuring herself her fingers moving slowly across her c.lit moaning quietly