In bestseller Kava’s derivative fifth thriller to feature Maggie O’Dell (after ‘s At the Stroke of Madness), the beautiful FBI profiler and recovering alcoholic. As the killing spree continues unabated, it quickly becomes very clear to Maggie O’Dell – the FBI profiler assigned to the case – that more than one perpetrator is. As the killing spree continues unabated, it becomes clear to Maggie O’Dell—the FBI profiler assigned to the case—that more than one perpetrator is responsible.
When Keller offers to help Maggie solve the crimes in exchange for protection, she has no choice but to ally herself with the elusive child killer – the person she despises with a conviction that’s almost religious in its fervor.
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She wants to catch the priest killer, necessarg is she willing to set free a monster for it? She was pulled away from a case in Washington, D. Characters from previous books came back and were as hopeless as the first time around.
Still, A Necessary Evil necessaty enjoyable, although themes like child abuse by priests and priest murders may set you off.
A Necessary Evil (Maggie O’Dell #5) by Alex Kava
Maggie and the police have a hard time discovering what is going on till her old nemesis Father Keller contacts her with the offer of giving her evidence if she will get him an antidote for the poison he has been given.
Question O 4 7 May 23, Another good entry into this series. And then the random coincidences which were used to pull all these unrelated people into the same place at the same time were totally unbelievable. Alex Kava is a master at kxva seemingly unrelated subplots into the larger plot and making sense of it all.
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The story is quite easy to read, with lots of short chapters and the end was a total surprise to me although I already suspected someone from the ‘inside’. With this first real lead in the investigation, kavz wonders if the group has turned cyberspace justice into reality.
Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. I also was glad that the Sineater wasn’t found. Refresh and try again. She is asked to check if the cases of the dead priests are connected, but soon discovers a different connection Not to mention her friend Gwen is caught up in the situation as well. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Her friend Gwen seems to be distracted by something. Customers who bought this item also bought.
BOOK REVIEW: A Necessary Evil – by Alex Kava
I liked the addition of Detective Pakula. When Keller offers to help Maggie solve the ritual killings in exchange for protection, she decides to ally herself with the elusive child killer, stepping into a world of malevolence from which she may not return unscathed. Book 5 is a tangled web — amazingly so. For the past four years she has been driven by blind determination to find Father Michael Keller, the human monster whose nevessary of brutality continue to haunt her to this day.
Unknown to Hecessary, her best friend, Dr. There are two different storylines in the book, evvil they are easy to follow as they are connected.
I especially liked the choice that Maggie made at the end. Apr 04, Adam rated it did not like it.
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As the ritualistic killings leave America’s heartland reeling, Maggie gets a second lead – one that leaves her stunned. As the killing spree continues unabated, it becomes clear to Maggie O’Dell—the FBI profiler assigned to the case—that more than one perpetrator is responsible. Now he offers them information about the priest killings in exchange for immunity, and Maggie has to make a difficult decision Want to Read saving….
Also soon it seems obvious that not all the murders can have been commited by the same person. It is actually very readable, a pretty good story and exciting in parts. At one point many individual stories intertwine and the author did not do a good job on that front! These murders are not just in the Kav D. I think I stopped reading the series because of the violence, but I do like the characters and the writing is pretty good.
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