I am thrilled to be sharing my review of this gripping crime thriller. THE FACELESS MAN is book 2 in the Detectives Lennox and Wilde series by the brilliant Helen H Durrant.
THE FACELESS MAN (Detectives Lennox and Wilde #2)
Format – Kindle
Publisher – JOFFE BOOKS
Publication Date – 25th February 2021
Genre – Crime Fiction
Author – Helen H Durrant
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MEET DETECTIVE HARRY LENNOX AND JESS WILDE IN THIS BRILLIANT NEW CRIME SERIES.
A BRAND NEW MYSTERY FROM #1 BEST-SELLING AUTHOR HELEN H. DURRANT THAT WILL HAVE YOU ON THE EDGE OF YOUR SEAT FROM PAGE ONE. FAST-PACED AND FULL OF SURPRISES.
A teenage boy is found murdered in a local park. Stabbed to death and set alight to destroy the evidence.
Detectives Harry Lennox and Jess Wilde soon learn his identity and find his bedroom wall decorated with photographs of the victims of unsolved murders.
There are images of three people who appear to be the next victims. One of them is the faceless man, a blank cut-out with no features.
Jess and Harry must find the killer before the next target dies. And Harry is guarding a secret that could destroy everything he’s built.
A MYSTERY FULL OF STUNNING TWISTS WHICH YOU WON’T WANT TO PUT DOWN.
Perfect for fans of Angela Marsons, Kimberley Chambers, Damien Boyd, Rachel Abbott, Patricia Gibney or Mark Billingham.
What readers are saying about HELEN H. DURRANT
“I couldn’t put it down.” Barbara
“This new series by Helen H. Durrant certainly has got off to a thrilling start.” Viv
“If you want a book to get your teeth into, this is the one. A massive 5*” Greta
“Another fast-paced murder mystery” Aileen
“The writing wastop notch and the characters were very real.” Kat
DI HARRY LENNOX began his career in Glasgow, but due to a traumatic incident, transferred to West Yorkshire and then Ryebridge. He blames a local villain for what happened and is afraid that he’ll catch up with him. Harry is single, thirty-five and has a chaotic lifestyle.
DS JESS WILDE is thirty. She is unattached and keen to progress in her career. She gets on well with Harry. He doesn’t have much time for protocol, and this suits her. She is critical of how he lives. She has recently bought her first property locally.
ALSO BY HELEN H. DURRANT
LENNOX & WILDE
Book 1: THE GUILTY MAN
Book 2: THE FACELESS MAN
Book 1: Next Victim
Book 2: Two Victims
Book 3: Wrong Victim
Book 4: Forgotten Victim
THE CALLADINE & BAYLISS MYSTERY SERIES
Book 1: DEAD WRONG
Book 2: DEAD SILENT
Book 3: DEAD LIST
Book 4: DEAD LOST
Book 5: DEAD & BURIED
Book 6: DEAD NASTY
Book 7: DEAD JEALOUS
Book 8: DEAD BAD
Book 9: DEAD GUILTY
THE DCI GRECO BOOKS
Book 1: DARK MURDER
Book 2: DARK HOUSES
Book 3: DARK TRADE
Book 4: DARK ANGEL
This is book 2 in the new Lennox and Wilde series by Helen Durrant but they would work fine as stand alone although you may miss some of the back story to Harry Lennox if you haven’t read book 1.
The story begins with a teenager, Dean, who has stumbled upon a murder list and decides to blackmail the murderer. It was never going to end well and it doesn’t. As Harry and Jess start to investigate his murder they find that Dean was very meticulous and he has everything well documented and a wall of victims and potential suspects. So finding the killer should be easy shouldn’t it? The problem is one of Dean’s laptops and his mobile phone are missing. Harry and Jess are up against time to try to identify the killer and the faceless man before anyone else dies.
The team are up against a killer who is very organised and forensically aware, a lot of missing info and many secrets. Will they crack the case before it is too late?
This book grabs you from the very first page and doesn’t let go. It is a very gripping story full of intrigue and plenty of shocks especially the ending. I devoured every page.
The characters are developing well and I love the mystery to Harry it adds another dimension to the book that has the reader pacing the floor waiting for the next installment.
A fantastic read I cant wait for the next book. Definitely 5 stars from me.
HELEN H. DURRANT
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Helen is one of the ‘baby boomer’ generation and began writing when she retired from her job at a local college. Born in Edinburgh to an English father and Scottish mother the family settled in a Pennine village between the counties of Lancashire and Yorkshire. It is an environment which has shaped her stories. Writing is a second career and, despite having a bus pass, keeps her busy, and tuned in.
Helen’s children are all grown-up and she has five grandchildren.
BOOKS BY HELEN H. DURRANT
CALLADINE & BAYLISS SERIES:
DEAD & BURIED
DI GRECO SERIES:
DI MATHEW BRINDLE SERIES:
HIS THIRD VICTIM
THE OTHER VICTIM
DCI RACHEL KING SERIES:
DETECTIVES LENNOX & WILDE SERIES:
THE GUILTY MAN
THE FACELESS MAN
DETECTIVES CALLDINE & BAYLISS BOOKS 1-3
DETECTIVE STEPHEN GRECO BOOKS 1-3
THE COMPLETE DETECTIVE STEPHEN GRECO BOX SET
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