River of Darkness: The First John Madden Mystery Rennie Airth

River of Darkness: The First John Madden Mystery

Author: Rennie Airth
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Book Title
River of Darkness: The First John Madden Mystery
Author
Rennie Airth
ISBN
9780143035701
"It's the tactics and the terrain, the morale and the characters that make the difference between an average thriller and one as good as this."--The New York Times Book Review Upon its original publication, River of Darkness awed readers who look for intelligent, well-plotted psychological mysteries. This "fine, frightening piece of work" (Kirkus Reviews) introduces inspector John Madden who, in the years following World War I, is sent to a small village to investigate a particularly gruesome attack. The local police dismiss the slaughter as a botched robbery, but Madden detects the signs of a madman at work. With the help of Dr. Helen Blackwell, who introduces him to the latest developments in criminal psychology, Madden sets out to identify and capture the killer, even as the murderer sets his sights on his next innocent victims.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Rennie AirthPublisher: Penguin BooksPublished: 05/31/2005ISBN: 9780143035701Pages: 480Weight: 0.67lbsSize: 7.72h x 5.18w x 0.84dReview Citations: Ingram Advance 06/01/2005 pg. 83
"It's the tactics and the terrain, the morale and the characters that make the difference between an average thriller and one as good as this."--The New York Times Book Review

Upon its original publication, River of Darkness awed readers who look for intelligent, well-plotted psychological mysteries. This "fine, frightening piece of work" (Kirkus Reviews) introduces inspector John Madden who, in the years following World War I, is sent to a small village to investigate a particularly gruesome attack. The local police dismiss the slaughter as a botched robbery, but Madden detects the signs of a madman at work. With the help of Dr. Helen Blackwell, who introduces him to the latest developments in criminal psychology, Madden sets out to identify and capture the killer, even as the murderer sets his sights on his next innocent victims.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Rennie Airth
Publisher: Penguin Books
Published: 05/31/2005
ISBN: 9780143035701
Pages: 480
Weight: 0.67lbs
Size: 7.72h x 5.18w x 0.84d

Review Citations: Ingram Advance 06/01/2005 pg. 83
"It's the tactics and the terrain, the morale and the characters that make the difference between an average thriller and one as good as this."--The New York Times Book Review

Upon its original publication, River of Darkness awed readers who look for intelligent, well-plotted psychological mysteries. This "fine, frightening piece of work" (Kirkus Reviews) introduces inspector John Madden who, in the years following World War I, is sent to a small village to investigate a particularly gruesome attack. The local police dismiss the slaughter as a botched robbery, but Madden detects the signs of a madman at work. With the help of Dr. Helen Blackwell, who introduces him to the latest developments in criminal psychology, Madden sets out to identify and capture the killer, even as the murderer sets his sights on his next innocent victims.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Rennie Airth
Publisher: Penguin Books
Published: 05/31/2005
ISBN: 9780143035701
Pages: 480
Weight: 0.67lbs
Size: 7.72h x 5.18w x 0.84d

Review Citations: Ingram Advance 06/01/2005 pg. 83