They'll do it again. And soon....they have no mercy but they do have a ritual and ritual doesn't exist in a vacuum. It serves a wider purpose and at the moment the perpetrators are the only ones who know what that is. Let's proceed on the assumption that another family's going to get massacred tonight.
When a family of six is murdered one snowy night in Liverpool, DCI Eve Clay is first on the scene. She becomes the lead detective on a case that grows more puzzling and complicated with each passing day. The killers seem to speak their own made up language. They pose the bodies in strange patterns. A shoe print at the scene suggests they might be children. But their motivation remains a complete mystery. Clay has one more problem: Adrian White, a psychopathic serial killer living in isolation at Ashworth Psychiatric Hospital seems to know all about the murders. And he's prophesying that there will be more.
Blood Mist by Mark Roberts is one crazy ride! It's suspenseful from the first moments to the last without being overly graphic and violent in between. Every clue Clay and her team discover along the way only leads to more questions. It's layered and complicated, gripping and intense. I got caught up in this story and could not wait to find out what happens next. And how everything all ties together at the end left me shaking my head. Did I mention this psychological thriller is crazy good? For me, this was a 4-star read. And it's the first in a series of books about DCI Eve Clay, so hopefully there will be many more books to devour.