The sleepy town of Heartsdale, Georgia, is jolted into panic when Sara Linton, paediatrician and medical examiner, finds Sibyl Adams dead in the local diner. As well as being viciously raped, Sibyl has been cut: two deep knife wounds form a lethal cross over her stomach. But it's only once Sara starts to perform the post-mortem that the full extent of the killer's brutality becomes clear. Police chief Jeffrey Tolliver - Sara's ex-husband - is in charge of the investigation, and when a second victim is found, crucified, only a few days later, both Jeffrey and Sara have to face the fact that Sibyl's murder wasn't a one-off attack. What they're dealing with is a seasoned sexual predator. A violent serial killer -
- ISBN10 0060743999
- ISBN13 9780060743994
- Publish Date 1 January 1975
- Publish Status Active
- Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Inc
- Imprint HarperAudio
- Format Audiobook
- Language English
Blindsighted is a suspense genre book and let me tell you, there is plenty of it! When a murder is committed in a small town, pediatrician/medical examiner Sara Linton is pulled into the thick of it. The murder is quite grisly and unfortunately won’t be the last one. The murder seems to have a religious bent to it, and frankly, adding to the mystery is a postcard Sara receives in the mail with a haunting Bible verse on it.
Of course, you can’t forget the fact that the first murder victim’s twin sister is a detective on the town’s police force, or that the police chief is Sara’s ex-husband. And the murderer? You’d never expect who it turns out to be!
The book does a very good job at hinting around at ghosts in the past and then later, when the time is right, revealing exactly what they are. Not like some books which either hint at it and then tell you right away what happened, leaving no room for excitement or hinting at it but never actually telling you what happened, leaving you feeling confused as to why it’s important.
I have to give this book 5 stars.