Remnants

Remnants

by Carolyn Arnold

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Remnants by Carolyn Arnold

“Arnold has created a gritty nightmare of a tale that will churn the stomachs of even the most hard-boiled of FBI agents... Full of grit, gore and enough twists to make even the most diligent of readers hard-pressed to discover the villain, even the ending will keep you on pins and needles.”

–Tome Tender Book Blog


All that remains are whispers of the past…


When multiple body parts are recovered from the Little Ogeechee River in Savannah, Georgia, local law enforcement calls in FBI agent and profiler Brandon Fisher and his team to investigate. But with the remains pointing to three separate victims, this isn’t proving to be an open-and-shut case.


With no quick means of identifying the deceased, building a profile of this serial killer is more challenging than usual. How are these targets being selected? Why are their limbs being severed and their bodies mutilated? And what is it about them that is triggering this person to murder?


The questions compound as the body count continues to rise, and when a torso painted blue and missing its heart is found, the case takes an even darker turn. But this is only the beginning, and these new leads draw the FBI into a creepy psychological nightmare. One thing is clear, though: The killing isn’t going to stop until they figure it all out. And they are running out of time…

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ISBN-13: 9781988353623
Publisher: Hibbert & Stiles Publishing Inc.
Publication date: 08/21/2017
Series: Brandon Fisher FBI Series , #6
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 4.25(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.79(d)

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Remnants 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 29 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
FBI is after a serial killer. Story is excellent because it keeps you in suspense the whole time. I couldn't put the book down read it to the end.
histgirl More than 1 year ago
I haven’t had the pleasure of reading any of the previous books in the Brandon Fisher FBI Series so I was a bit worried that I would find this book confusing without that background knowledge but you can rest assured that I didn’t have any issues with following along with the story. Feel free to jump in the series at this point because Remnants is a stand-alone thrilling profiler mystery that you will want to read. Body parts are washing up along the Little Ogeechee River in the beautiful and Historic Savannah, Georgia. The local law enforcement is in need of assistance with figuring out this murder mystery so they call in FBI profiler Brandon Fisher and his team. This is definitely not the type of Valentine’s Brandon imagined but he’s ready to jump into this case but this one isn’t going to be easy. Besides the gore there isn’t much evidence to work with. The body parts they’ve found belong to various people and the team has no way of identifying whom they belong to which makes it rather difficult for Brandon to even sketch out a basic criminal profile. As the team searches for any leads to help them out, the body parts start to stack up. This is a serial killer who isn’t going to stop soon. Brandon must quickly figure out why this person is killing and more importantly who the killer is before things turn even more deadly. The case turns from difficult to creepy in a flash. If like me you’re a fan of profiler stories with dark psychological stories that do not hold back on the gore, this is the book for you. Arnold is descriptive and a paints a visceral picture that may leave you feeling a bit uncomfortable but the twists and turns will have you begging for more. The unique part about the story is how the mystery is told through two narrative perspectives, that of Brandon and the killer. It is obvious from the standard of writing that Arnold is maestro at crime thrillers. The flow of the story, the engaging characters whom she spends just as much time building up a background and personality for, and the thrill of the crime all add up to a story you can’t put down nor do you want to. I’ll be reading more form Arnold. I’m definitely hooked. Copy provided for review. Reviewed by Joy for Crystal's Many Reviewers
MissyTanner More than 1 year ago
Remnants is the sixth book in the Brandon Fisher FBI Series from Carolyn Arnold. The story starts out with an FBI team landing in Savanna, Georgia on Valentine’s Day to investigate a potential serial murderer. When multiple pieces of multiple 20 something males are pulled from Little Ogeechee River in Savanna, the FBI is called in to figure out who the killer is. Through many twists and turns, a serial killer profile emerges. The agents investigating the case all have their own personal issues that come to light during this investigation. One is dealing with a previous brush with death, another is fighting with her long-distance boyfriend, and one is trying to figure out why he can’t make relationships work. Because they all work great together, standing firm with local police, they figure out the who, what, when, and where. They find out that this killer goes back more than 10 years and has multiple “helpers” to carry out his demonic, heart cutting out, Mayan rituals. All the details in this story are amazingly accurate. I love how Arnold described the mosquitos and the humidity in the south. This is the first book I’ve read from Carolyn Arnold and even though it’s not my usual genre of story, it was pretty amazing. I really enjoyed all the details, the suspense written in to throw you off the killer and the look into the FBI agent’s lives.
MyBookAddictionandMore More than 1 year ago
Remnants by Carolyn Arnold is an heart-pumping Suspense/Thriller/Mystery set in Little Ogeechee River in Savannah, Georgia. #6 in "Brandon Fisher FBI series". While, can be read as a stand alone, readers will find re-appearing characters from the previous books. This was my first time reading Ms. Arnold's intense FBI series but I was not lost. I found it to be exciting, heart-pumping, intensive, and frightening at times. What a wild ride of police procedurals, FBI tactics, and so much more. Gritty, with gore, a serial killer, twists and turns, and non-stop action, that will keep the reader turning pages. The details and police procedures were well-researched and explained so the reader understood. It was as if Ms. Arnold was speaking to the reader directly and in person. The characters were well-developed and engaging. The plot, WOW, was unique, but original, who the serial killer was, was hard to figure out, as all is revealed, you wonder, how did I not figure this out sooner. A nail biting Psychological Thriller, to be sure. Don't read late at night, you might hear monsters (or a serial killer) go bump in the night. If you enjoy CSI or Criminal Minds T.V. series, you will definitely enjoy "Remnants". Readers will be engrossed from the beginning to the end. I found this story to be an overwhelmingly gritty story, but what a joy to read. I look forward to reading more from Carolyn Arnold. Highly recommended for fans of Mystery, Suspense, Psychological Thrillers, and hard-core FBI series. I received a complimentary copy. Rating: 5 Heat rating: Hard-core action Reviewed by: AprilR
TracyHelpsYou More than 1 year ago
If you love crime shows like Criminal Minds and identify as a crime show junkie like me, you will love this Brandon Fisher FBI series. Remnants is the 6th book in the series, but really is a standalone story (I haven’t read the first 5 … yet). Brandon and his team from the FBI Behavioral Analysis Unit are called to Savannah, GA to help the local PD solve their latest case involving severed human body parts from multiple victims. The hands and feet have been removed from the legs and arms that have been found so far (is the killer keeping them as trophies? ~or~ simply removing them so they can’t be identified via fingerprints?). Then they find a torso painted blue, with the heart missing. Could this serial killer be following an ancient sacrificial ritual with roots based in the ancient cultures of Mexico? Carolyn Arnold makes the reader feel like part of the team as they track down every lead to solve this horrifying case. You feel like you know each of her characters. If you love psychological mysteries / who done-its … this is the book for you. I highly recommend it and can’t wait to jump into the other books in this series (and her other series). 2 Thumbs Up and 5 Stars
A_Gluten_Free_Mom More than 1 year ago
This is book 6 in a series, but I didn't realize that as I was reading it. Most series make you feel like you are missing something if you start in the middle. I have read some of the other books in the series, but not all of them, and I did not feel lost at all. The back story does indeed come into play-but honestly does not impact the main story line in a detrimental sort of way. I say KUDOS to you Carolyn Arnold for artfully writing a series that feels 100% complete when you read the novels on their own. Let's talk plot - I love when I can not figure out the mystery on my own. There were just enough clues that I thought I had nailed it...but alas, I was so far off! I really like watching crime scene dramas-and this novel fits that bill like a glove. You've got your handsome profiler, a gruesome murder scene, and a love triangle in the works. What else could you want on a Sunday evening?
Cowgirl2Fireman More than 1 year ago
A suspenseful story that will keep you second guessing yourself! I found myself sucked into the story from the very beginning. It is a face paced thriller with many unpredictable and entertaining twists and turns. The farther you read the more twists and turns show up. It leaves you thinking that anyone can be the suspect. Fantastic writing that keeps you guessing throughout while pulling you to the end where you will then wonder how you didn’t figure it out sooner. It takes a good writer to not have me figuring everything out before the final page and this one definitely kept me guessing. The plot is original and leads to an exhilarating ending that I was not expecting. Overall this book was a fantastic suspenseful action packed thriller. This was the first book by Carolyn Arnold that I have had the pleasure to read and definitely won’t be the last. I recommend this book to anyone who enjoys a thrilling suspenseful read.
dewer421 More than 1 year ago
Wow! This book hooked me from the very beginning and didn't let go. With body parts washing ashore the FBI team need to find a killer in a hurry. Due to the sudden trip out of town several Valentine's Day plans are ruined, and the profilers have to try to solve a case while dealing with their own personal issues. This book is gritty, sometimes almost gross, with plot twists that will keep you guessing for hours. Every new body part that shows up gives them another glimpse into the killer's mind, but it also uncovers a new victim. Will they ever find the killer? I received this book to review through Beck Valley Books Book Tours, I have volunteered to share my review and all the opinions are 100% my own.
BookMomto6 More than 1 year ago
I used to be enthralled with the television series Criminal Minds which is all about FBI behavioral analysts. My mother got me hooked on it one summer/fall I was in California. I do not watch much television anymore, other than currently NHL playoffs, but I do find these books by Carolyn Arnold fantastic. First of all, the book is part of a series of books with FBI agent Brandon Fisher as the lead character. I have read others but this book will stand alone as a great read. Second, think of a book set in Savannah, Georgia. I have always wanted to visit Savannah. I love the thought of the deep south and antebellum mansions. I will get there now that I am much closer. It is still not a day trip but it is a trip that would only require one overnight for two great days in Savannah. It's just under a five hour drive for me and is calling my name. Third, imagine the mystery of trying to figure out a killer. This particular mystery has many twists and turns. I truly did not see the person who was doing it as the predator. I had not gone anywhere near that idea and was nearly to the ending. The book kept me guessing as to who the serial killer was. I strongly suggest you pick up Remnants and see if you can figure out the correct killer before the end of the book. I received this book to review through Beck Valley Books Book Tours, I have volunteered to share my review and all the opinions are 100% my own.
LynchburgMama More than 1 year ago
Mysteries have always been a favorite read and are the first section of the bookstore that I gravitate toward. However, when I get the mystery embedded with a psychological twist, oh how it makes my day! I highly recommend reading the previous books in the Brandon Fisher FBI Series but if you like to walk on the wild side, jump right into this one. Trust me, you will be thinking, "Whoa!! This is amazing!" It's twisted, mind-reeling, and captivating with each word that you read! Arnold's background information and research is first-rate, accurate, and entertaining. I am the type of reader who loves to sit down with a book and read it, first page to last, in one setting; however, I have been on a crazy schedule and had to keep hitting pause on this one. The psychological torment had left its "remnants" (see what I did there?) so I broke down and put everything else aside until I finished. If you love a book that makes you believe the evidence right in front of you, this is not the book for you. You will question and re-question everything that passes your eyes. Fantastic read! I received this book to review through Beck Valley Books Book Tours, all the opinions above are 100% my own.
hobbisl38 More than 1 year ago
This is the first Brandon Fisher story I've read and it had me gripped from the very beginning. As the story unfolds the killings get increasingly macabre and horrific and Carolyn Arnold has created a monster of a killer who could easily exist down the road from you. Set in Savannah in the USA, the FBI team are racing against time to catch a serial killer whose modus operandi seems to hark back to rituals from centuries ago. A number of young men are vanishing and bits of them are turning up in the most gruesome manner. The characters are well developed and the relationships between the FBI team develop nicely as they scour the area desperately trying to piece together the clues which Arnold ekes out slowly but surely. It's clear that Arnold really knows her stuff when it comes to police and FBI procedure and the reader finds themselves joining the team trying to work out what possible motive the killer has - or is it just madness? I won't spoil the story but the denouement is satisfying and far more complex than I was expecting and, despite the fact that this is part of a series of thrillers, Remnants works equally well as a stand alone story. I received a free copy of this book in return for an honest review.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
What a read! Loved the book.
Stacey06 More than 1 year ago
I love a good murder mystery and this one hit the spot. It kept me guessing and trying to figure out who the murderer is. .It had me glued from the beginning to the end and I really enjoyed reading this book. Remnants is the 6th book in this series and can be read as a standalone. I had no problem with getting lost and not understanding. The details were so vivid, characters were very well done and the storyline was very thought out to make a great read. A few twists and turns I didn't expect to see but it turned out to be an exciting read. If you want a good mystery book to read pick this up and the others in the series. I plan on going back to read the others one of these days. A job well done and you won't be dissaponted. I volntarly received a ARC of this book from BeckVelly Book Tours to give a honest review. All reviews are 100% my own
Humber More than 1 year ago
Carolyn Arnold has amazing talent for writing psychological thrillers. I really enjoyed reading another of her fabulous novels; this book is quite compelling. The intense graphics allow you to probe the psychological mindset of a killer. This is a book that will keep you guessing and the story-line is so gripping that you won’t want to put it down. I highly recommend it!
JulieGB More than 1 year ago
It’s a Valentine’s Day to remember when FBI profiler Brandon Fisher and his team get called to Savannah after body parts start washing ashore from the Ogeechee River. Apparently the killer keeps the hands and feet since they are missing from each appendage found. It is determined that each find is from a different victim. And to make matters even more difficult, this serial killer doesn’t follow any set profile. This story surely makes you appreciate what the law enforcement community goes through, the things they see and live with every day. It’s scary to think of the evil that touches lives every day. As always, Carolyn Arnold takes me to the seedy side of life with her detective knowledge and skills, and again leaves me wanting more.
booklover- More than 1 year ago
Brandon Fisher is now a full-fledged FBI Agent, finally finished with his probationary period. Jack is the leader of this team, which also includes Paige and Zach. I mention these because this is book 6 of a series. I was afraid jumping in at this late date might lead to a lot of frustration and confusion as I haven't read any others of this particular series. No fear .. this is perfectly done as a stand alone. But as always, I recommend starting from the beginning to pick up all those back stories that make the storytelling credible. The local police in Savannah, Georgia call in the FBI after multiple body parts are discovered along a river. The body parts are remnants of several different victims. A foot here, a hand there. How on earth is anyone going to be able to identify them without the rest of their remains? And the more they discover, the sicker they become. Tongues have also been removed. Hearts have been cut out of the victims while still alive. And why are they painted blue? And why are the body parts of 20-something men? Building a profile is almost impossible. And more and more body parts are surfacing. They just need to find one thread to pull .... and when they do, a house of cards falls. Full of twists and turns and surprises, this is a well-written police procedural. There is a nice blend of the professional, while learning more of the personal of the characters. I'm eager to go back to the beginning to read of Brandon Fisher and how he got to where he is now. Many thanks to the author for the advanced digital copy of REMNANTS. Opinions expressed here are unbiased and entirely my own.
WhisperingStories More than 1 year ago
The FBI, including Special Agent Brandon Fisher, have been called to attend a crime scene, which the local authorities think is the work of a serial killer. A skinless arm with no hand was found a few days ago on the bank of a river. Now another arm, plus a skinless leg missing it’s foot, has been found. All from different victims. All from males aged in their twenties, but there have been no missing persons reports locally. Whilst trying to establish who the victims are, more body parts turn up, all with the same distinguishing features. That is until a torso washes up. This time the skin is intact, but has been painted blue. This leads the detectives to the conclusion that the murderer is performing some kind of Mayan ritual. When a phone washes up belonging to a local man, the agents believe they may have their suspect, especially when they visit his property and discover that he went missing a few days ago. Can the case really be this simple? Remnants, is a thrilling book, full of twists and turns. You may think that you know the killer, but could you be being led down the wrong path? With every piece of the puzzle that is revealed, you will start doubting yourself, but was your first instinct right all along? The plot has that gripping intensity to it, and is most certainly a page-turner. I needed to find out who the culprit was, and what made him/her tick. Special Agent Brandon Fisher is quite a complex, but very likeable character, with his own personal problems. But his isn’t the only voice you get to hear throughout the story. The killer is present too. There are clues to the identity throughout, subtly hidden. It’s only once you discover who the murderer is, that these clues become apparent. I thoroughly enjoyed the book from the first word to the last. It is the sixth book in the Brandon Fisher series, but I presume that they can all be read as stand-alone books, as I had no problem understanding the story, nor Brandon. With such in-depth character developments, a flawless, well-researched plot, and a storyline that holds you to its pages, you can tell that this has been written by an accomplished crime writer. Now all that’s left to do, is to read the other five. Here’s hoping that they are as superb as this one.
Barb-TRC More than 1 year ago
Remnants by Carolyn Arnold is the 6th book in her Brandon Fisher FBI series. The FBI team of Jack, Brandon, Paige and Zach are sent to Savannah, Georgia on what will be a very difficult case of floating body parts found in the river by a plantation. Jack is the leader of this team, and Brandon has now escalated to being full agent, having finished his probationary period. As we have come to know about this series, the cases are usually violent, squeamish and at times difficult for the agents, especially Brandon. I like the team, but I still do not like Brandon that much, as I look at Jack as the one who pulls them together. I do like Paige and Zach. When the story started, we saw someone drug a man in the men’s room of a mall, and kidnap him. The body parts discovered is from different people, some perhaps there for a long time. During the investigation, Paige and Zach will question those who found the parts, while Jack and Brandon will question others. Clues are difficult to come by, and the body parts continue to surface, which leads the team to believe that a serial killer is on the loose. From various conditions of the body, such as blue paint, and heart extractions, it will lead them to suspect that the killer (s) is performing some kind of Mayan cult sacrifice. Nadia, who is an analyst from Quantico, is able to use her special skills to generate a list of missing people within a radius from Savannah for them to work with. Other clues are found that makes a local resident a suspect and the race is on to find the culprit, which begins to show that perhaps there is more than one person involved. There are some twists and surprises and the suspense becomes very exciting and tense. This series is always intense, and exciting, as Arnold is an expert in police procedurals and writing amazing crime stories. However, that being said, I found it difficult to read some parts where the killer was torturing the victim. Remnants is an intense mystery, with an excellent FBI team, and if you enjoy murder, bad villains and exciting stories, you should be reading this series.
ebookaddictsuk More than 1 year ago
This is book six in the Brandon Fisher FBI series and the first one I have read by Carolyn Arnold. I am always worried starting a series so late that I wont be able to catch up but this one is easily read as a stand alone, although I know I will definitely be going back and reading the previous books in the series. It all starts with a glimpse of the killer picking out his next victim and just how easily it was for him to get his target in the middle of a busy shopping mall! Then we meet Brandon Fisher and his FBI colleagues as they are called out to Savannah by Lieutenant Pike after body parts were found in the river. From here we see the team try to literally piece together what is going as when more body parts appear, and a skinned body found just off the side of the road they know they are dealing with a pretty sick individual. This is a gritty and pretty graphic read - and I loved it! The reasons behind the killings and they way in which the victims are killed are spine chilling and just when you think you have an idea who is behind it all, the game changes and you are thrown a curve-ball that makes you question the who, what, why and where! For all it is a Brandon Fisher book the characters all feature equally throughout, and there is obviously some things that have happened in previous books that have shaped the team into who they are today that I feel I need to go back an read - that being said it did not distract too much from this story and like I said it is easily read as a stand alone. One thing that bugged me was the constant use of the word UNSUB - now I know I should have realised it meant Unknown Subject but I didn't initially and it bothered me so much that I had to google it as out of the many, many crime novels I have read not once have I ever came across this terminology before - I guess I may have been covered in book 1 but a wee refresher for those unfamiliar or new to the series would be good. I received this book to review through Beck Valley Books Book Tours, all the opinions above are 100% my own.
MikiHope More than 1 year ago
If you like police/FBI investigative books, this is the one for you!! A psychological thriller that will have you shivering at the graphic images of the victims of one of the most horrendous and mentally ill persons I hope to never meet! Brandon of the FBI and his team of investigators are called in to try and find the perpetrator of these crimes. It is extremely difficult and the evidence seems to point in one direction after a series of educated guesses. Top all this with the love lives of a couple of the agents in trouble and one of them is not exactly at the top of his game due to the fact that he had almost been killed prior---but just when you think you (and they) know who did it---------------
Girlintheswing More than 1 year ago
Brandon Fisher, youngest member of his Behaviour Analysis Unit (FBI) team, knew that this case would be another stomach-churning one. After all, they had been called out to Savannah, Georgia to investigate severed body parts fished out of Little Ogeechee River. But, even that gloomy outlook couldn’t have predicted the depths of insanity that this case would lead them into. A serial killer to outdo all serial killers was in Savannah and the only way to find him was by wading through severed feet, missing hearts and blue torsos. I turn to thrillers the way a child would turn to its mother for comfort. It’s comfortable knowing the pattern that you’re stepping into- smart detectives, a few bodies and finally, a killer to behold. Remnants follows the pattern to a tee. The prose is simple and nowhere did it feel especially awkward. It carried the self-importance of an FBI-centred story and the promised glimpses into the personal lives of its heroes and villains. Of course, that is usually the iffy aspect in these otherwise well-written books- the internal ramblings of the main character came off as bratty and whiny and did nothing to increase my love for him. The other characters, however, did justice to their roles and I developed a sweet spot for the rest of his team mates. The creepy factor and suspense were well-handled till the very last moment. In fact, the ending to the mystery was executed so admirably well that I wished away the actual final chapter. The procedural didn’t feel forced or out of the blue and I enjoyed it more than I expected. But, there was a smattering of popcorn psychology towards the end which felt unnecessary given the already well-built storyline. BOTTOMLINE: Do you like Criminal Minds? Well then, look no further. This is Criminal Minds in its novelized version. I was so strongly reminded of the show that I could have finished the review with that single sentence above and I would be justified. Just like that show, this book will keep you on the edge of your seat while reading and make you heave a sigh of relief when it’s done. Just be prepared: the confluence of crazy in this one is astounding!
DiiMI More than 1 year ago
Ever been told that even though a book is part of a series, it can be read as a standalone, only to be completely frustrated when you discover “they” lied? No worries, “they” told the truth, REMNANTS really CAN be read as a standalone! Carolyn Arnold has created a gritty nightmare of a tale that will churn the stomachs of even the most hard-boiled of FBI agents. The Little Ogeechee River is awash in floating body parts and FBI profiler Brandon Fisher and his team are called in to investigate. These “parts” belong to three victims and as they say, the plot thickens. Brandon will have his hands full profiling the killer. They bodies are unnamed, the clues are non-existent and the questions are growing by the hour as the body count continues to rise and the gruesome mutilation becomes even more twisted. How long has this monster been killing? Does he work alone? When a clue comes to light, the road to the end of this spree becomes darker and more treacherous and Brandon is under pressure to find the killer and stop him. What he discovers is as life-altering as it is sickening as time runs out and death may hit too close to home. Full of grit, gore and enough twists to make even the most diligent of readers hard-pressed to discover the villain, even the ending will keep you on pins and needles. Carolyn Arnold builds a world of darkness, the unknown and the unstable as the race against a monster nears the finish line. The prize? Human lives saved. I received an ARC edition from Hilbert & Stiles Publishers in exchange for my honest review.
Mirabelle8 More than 1 year ago
*Reviewed for Books & Benches Gripping & Intriguing! 4.5 stars Carolyn Arnold is a new author for me, and she didn't disappoint with REMNANTS, the sixth book of her Brandon Fisher FBI series. I have to mention that this is not my usual read, but when I saw it at Books & Benches I became intrigued and requested it. Even if it's part of a series, REMNANTS can be read as a stand-alone book. The fast pace, great action, and this author's writing style, makes this thriller very suspenseful. She wrote the plot well and slowly built a suspense that pulls you right into the action. It will keep you sitting on the edge of your seat and grab your attention from the first page until the very end. The story starts as the killer is looking for his next victim. The Little Ogeechee River in Savannah is the set where multiple body parts are being found—parts that belong to at least three victims. FBI agent and profiler Brandon Fisher, along with his team, are asked to profile in this investigation. Brandon needs to find this serial killer soon because the murderer may escalate and find potential victims. So many clues and questions need to be answered! Why is this person killing all these innocent people? What triggers him? Can Brandon and his team, find him in time? Lots of twists and turns! If you're a fan of TV shows like CSI and Criminal Minds, then you'll like REMNANTS. Beware, you won't be able to put it down, or just read fast enough to know what will happen next.
Mirabelle8 More than 1 year ago
*Reviewed for Books & Benches Gripping & Intriguing! 4.5 stars Carolyn Arnold is a new author for me, and she didn't disappoint with REMNANTS, the sixth book of her Brandon Fisher FBI series. I have to mention that this is not my usual read, but when I saw it at Books & Benches I became intrigued and requested it. Even if it's part of a series, REMNANTS can be read as a stand-alone book. The fast pace, great action, and this author's writing style, makes this thriller very suspenseful. She wrote the plot well and slowly built a suspense that pulls you right into the action. It will keep you sitting on the edge of your seat and grab your attention from the first page until the very end. The story starts as the killer is looking for his next victim. The Little Ogeechee River in Savannah is the set where multiple body parts are being found—parts that belong to at least three victims. FBI agent and profiler Brandon Fisher, along with his team, are asked to profile in this investigation. Brandon needs to find this serial killer soon because the murderer may escalate and find potential victims. So many clues and questions need to be answered! Why is this person killing all these innocent people? What triggers him? Can Brandon and his team, find him in time? Lots of twists and turns! If you're a fan of TV shows like CSI and Criminal Minds, then you'll like REMNANTS. Beware, you won't be able to put it down, or just read fast enough to know what will happen next.
birdladyvm More than 1 year ago
STORY-LINE REMNANTS BY CAROLYN ARNOLD: Readers will find in Remnants an action packed suspenseful crime novel. Set in Georgia, the FBI's investigating a series of horrible murders. A serial killer's handy work is appearing in the Little Ogeechee River. Brandon, Zach, Jack, and Paige are back in action. FBI agents and profilers with the BAU, they must build a profile on this killer. With missing limbs, painted blue bodies, and missing hearts, they believe they have ferreted out the killers reasoning. Or have they? Come along with Zach, Jack, Brandon, and Paige has they match wits with ultimate evil in the form of a unsub. My thriller suspense crime novel review of Remnants follows. CHARACTERS, PLOTTING, DEVELOPMENT: Filled with nonstop action, FBI and police procedures, Remnants will grab the reader immediately. Setting the hook in the first few pages, Arnold, holds the reader in the palm of her hand as she crafts an intense thriller. With twist and turns and excellent plotting, Arnold holds the reader's attention. Arnold crafted several worthy suspects in Remnants and developed them fully; never giving away the villain until absolutely necessary. Arnold gave hints throughout the story-line, but waited until she had built the suspense to high pitch before revealing the identity of the unsub. I found myself with goose bumps as Arnold described the murder scenes. Arnold descriptive prose was skillful and the story-line original. Her imagination was in full force in Remnants; who would have thought of the reason behind the kills except someone with a vivid imagination. Reader also sees the story from the killer's perspective which greatly intensified the suspense in this story. I felt I was watching an episode of Criminal Minds or CSI; the story felt realistic. I felt the characters full-bodied and the police procedures accurate. Finally, in concluding my thriller suspense novel review of Remnants, I found a story which will keep you up at night. It is intense, realistic, and relates to our world today as serial killers become more prolific. I love a good crime novel and this book fits the bill. REMNANTS RECOMMENDATION: STARS 4 In addition, I would not hesitate to buy this book for my self or a friend. I look forward to book 7 in this series. FINALLY, PLEASE NOTE: Additionally, I received this book from the author and chose to voluntarily review the book with an honest thriller suspense crime book/novel review.