Friday, June 18, 2010

The Breathtaker

The Breathtaker by Alice Blanchard
Mystery

Promise, Oklahoma is hit with a devastating tornado. Police Chief Charlie Grover finds three mutilated corpses in a farmhouse and thinks the tornado has done immeasurable damage until he looks deeper and proves they were murdered. Detailed police work uncovers that this has been going on for some time. Someone can predict the exact path a tornado will take and during the height of that storm commit an egregious act of murder.

Could the murderer be one of the storm chasers? Charlie teams up with Dr. Willa Bellman and finds himself in this high-tech thrill seeking world. Charlie's father is a storm chaser. Could he be the murderer?

I found this book to be equal to the thrill of the storm chaser but there do seem to be a few inconsistencies in technicalities of tornadoes and geography.

First Line: "Rob Pepper stepped into the cheery yellow kitchen, ready for a fight."

Rating:
(4.0/5)

1 comment:

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