Uing new series leaving The Poetry Of William VII, Count Of Poitiers, IX Duke Of Aquitaine readers anxiously awaiting the next addition An edgy intense deep and darkly compelling psychological suspense whydunit thriller with plenty of attention to detail Katchur skillfully explores the frightening and gut wrenching mental state of each character The journey from past to present the traumas and fears are bringing them to the present nightmare as they confront their monsters Setting Set in the smallural town of Portland Pennsylvania in the autumn season alongside the Delaware River banks with small connecting towns in Northampton County Pennsylvania and the Jersey side CharactersBecca Kingsley was born here the daughter of the controlling and demanding police chief Clint Her childhood does not hold fond memories Becca is now a grown woman age thirty single and living with Matt a patent attorney who is cheating on her She is a A History of Early Modern Southeast Asia, 1400-1830 runner a veterinarian and the owner of Romy her faithful and much loved German Shepherd Her practice is in Columbia NJ not far from her hometown She has always loved animals They were of comfort to her during her turbulent childhood a demanding father a womanizer and never faithful to her mom which he drove away Years ago a scared child she stumbled upon something that frightened her She happened to be at the wrong place at the wrong time She tried to tell her dad but he instructed her never to speak of this again She carried this secret and buried it deep in her mind Did her father send her away to protect her from harm She did not know why She never understood Her mom and dad separated Now her dad is dying They are estranged Her mom thinks she should visit him before he passes Could her dad hold the secret to the murder long ago and the one in the present John Jackson very complicated was older than her by fifteen years He had been a part of her childhood John s dad Russell was a stepbrother to her dad Clint John had a troubled youth as well He is a hunter His dad was part of a motorcycle club gang called the Scions His dad had no patience for mistakes and no tolerance for the cowardly John had no children and his late wife Beth died of cancer three years earlier Two stepbrothers on different sides of the law John had taken an oath to the club twenty years ago and if there was oneule he lived by the Ferdinand, der Mann mit dem freundlichen Herzen rule his old man Russell had drilled into him ever since he was a small boy It was that he put the club before himself always even if it meant giving his life Now John answers to his father s buddy Hap John is a product of his environment Could he have been a different person without his father s influenceDetective Parker Reed is a State Police homicide investigator who works cases throughout Northampton County He is from Portland and he and Becca were childhood sweethearts Now in charge of the current case andecalls the twenty year old case from previous years when he was a child Will he be able to solve the crime before there is collateral damage The Crime Twenty "Years Ago There Was An "ago there was an murder of a man When the man s body is pulled from the Delaware River he had been shot man When the man s body is pulled from the Delaware River he had been shot and field dressed as a deer Now there is a similar murder Could it possibly the same murderer A copycat What is the motive Becca John Parker and Clint are connected to the murder How The past Alcora - O Acordo Secreto do Colonialismo refuses toemain buried The Present Becca has been summoned to her hometown Her dad is dying He has a lady friend Jackie Becca swore she would never eturn She had never understood her father s easons for doing the things he had done Her father did not like John nor did he get along with John s father Russell his stepbrother Filled with dread and fear when she eturns she happens to be a part of the new crime once again Will the new crime bring back the memories she has kept hidden for years and eopen old wounds Could she be in danger Does she know too much Why was this brutal murder so violent What would make a person skin a human as an animal Do humans Before Copernicus repeat learned behaviorMetaphorsThere is much to love here Karen takes us below the surface of the human psyche Good versus evil With literary prose there is a constant pull between fear danger protection and love Water theiver the woods and nature can be beautiful but at the same time it can be dangerous as with animals and humans we find here Topics and Themes A twisty unsettling yet captivating thriller explores the elationships between fathers and daughters and fathers and sons Highly charged topics psychological epressed memories secrets fear parents effect on a child s behavior as well and marital Health and Wellbeing in Childhood relationships infidelity narcissism violence forgiveness fear control protection old loves love of animals betrayal friendship love loss cancer and grief plus Whydunit versus Whodunit As with all her books the author skillfully explores powerful complex and high charged topics and emotions Secrets that span generations take the forefront in Katchur s debut River Bodies and nearly 20 years apart dead bodies are found with alarming similarities In a town where motorcycle gangs have police on their payroll and the lines are seemingly blurred between the good guys and the bad guys lies Becca the daughter of the former police chief who haseturned home to spend the final days of her father s life with him For fans of Allen Eskens those who enjoy a slow burn with a lot of character development over action and old secrets coming to light this one is the book for you I Child Support, for the Non-Custodial Parent, Alabama Edition (Series 1, for the Non-Custodial Parent) received an advance copy All opinions are my own. Ous to the surface memories long buried secrets best kept hidden Becca starts uestioning all her pastelationships including one with a man who's watched over her for years For the first time she wonders if he's predator than protectorIn a small town where darkness hides in plain sight the truth could change Becca's life or end.
Karen Katchur ´ 4 Free downloadD was an intriguing eadThis was character driven and eally focused on the elationship between Becca and her estranged father but also between Becca and her longtime boyfriend as well Besides Becca you also hear from Parker giving it a subtle police procedural vibe and then John a local outlaw who is part of a biker gang All three were complicated and interesting and I just saw on Goodreads that this is the first book in a new series with the next installment set to be The Organization Man released next summerI m a sucker for old cases and new ones colliding and there was plenty of that here Throw in some fantastic and evocative writing and a tricky mystery and I was all in Recommended for those looking for aich character driven story with a great setting and a few surprises along the wayRiver Bodies in three words Subtle Layered and EngrossingOverall Krebszellen mögen keine Sonne. Vitamin D - der Schutzschild gegen Krebs, Diabetes und Herzerkrankungen: Ärztlicher Rat für Betroffene. Mit Vitamin-D-Barometer ... rating 45 45 StarsBecca Kingsleyeturns to her hometown after many years Her father who was once Police Chief is dying She has mixed feelings about her father he wasn t always the nicest person she knew 35 stars The Ufa Story: A History of Germany's Greatest Film Company, 1918-1945 rounded up to a 4Becca Kingsley haseturned to her hometown after being away for ten years although she wasn t too far away she was just across the The Guardian Team: On the Job with Rena and Roo river When sheeceives word that her estranged father is dying she The Mathematics of Financial Derivatives: A Student Introduction returns home mainly for some time away from the troubles in her personal life but also to say goodbye Returning home always brings back memories as does contact with those from our past When Beccaeturns ho 5 River Bodies by Karen Katchur was a slow burn of a novel that I didn t consider a mystery or a thriller but I still enjoyed it What it s about Becca Kingsley s dad was the chief of police in Portland Pennsylvania for many years but now he is The United States and Peru: Cooperation -- At a Cost retired and dying Even though she is estranged from him when she gets the call that he is nearing the end Becca goes home to be with him While she is home a body washes up from the Delaware River and the murder looks a lot like a cold case from years before The lead detective on the case Parker also happens to have been Becca s best friend before she was sent away by her father Oldomances burn again and the case for Parker to solve the murder begins while at the same time buried memories from Becca s past begin to Information Security Governance resurface A lot of which have to do with the man John that has been watching her It all sounds very mysterious but you basically already know who the killer is even though you do get a twist thrown at you towards the end I liked the pacing of the book and it was a fastead but I didn t get thriller out of it I was at no point on the edge of my seat while eading this and even the secrets from Becca s past aren t all that shocking I also thought there were some unanswered uestions that bothered me but maybe the author meant to do that since this book is the first of a series River Bodies is also part police procedural as we get the viewpoint of Parker as he is trying to solve the murder and figure out how it ties to the cold case The small town mentality was interesting to ead about especially when it came to the biker gang presiding over the town The Scions Townspeople don t want to talk there are dirty cops and there is a general sense of fear over the townspeople I think that Katchur did a Atala / René really good job at setting the scene and the characters but maybe there were too many viewpoints Ieally disliked that there wasn t much of a mystery to it when that is what I was expecting Then why did I give it a 45 Because the pacing is uick I ead it fast I was fully invested in the story even though I didn t
THINK THE MYSTERY WAS GREAT AND THE ENDING HASthe mystery was great and the ending has wanting to ead the second book Final Thought I cannot stress enough the fact that I don t think this is a thriller or much of a mystery BUT it kept me interested and I liked the bit of police procedural I also eally felt for Becca and teared up at the stuff with her father There "is a great story here but I wouldn t go in with any sort of expectations "a great story here but I wouldn t go in with any sort of expectations what kind of book it is supposed to be I didn t ead the blurb again before I Arabella Millers Tiny Caterpillar read it so I went in with an open mind trying not to set any expectations and I think that worked for me I do have to say that I think Katchur s writing style is very fluid and detailed whicheally brought the story alive for me There is also a tiny bit of gore but nothing too crazyI Prinzipien Der Gemeinschaftlichen Kosten- Und Schadenstragung Im Seerecht Und Au�ergew�hnliche Formen Der Haverei Im 18. Jahrhundert received an Advance Review Copy of this book All opinions are my own Check out my A Elevator Ride with Karen Katchur Learn the inspiration behind this standout new thriller series and some fun and interesting facts about the author Thanks to Karen FUN FUN An emotionallyesonant tale of fury tragedy guilt and O Sabor dos Caroços de Maçã redemption The first in this exciting new series Northampton County A page turning psychologicallyich both character and plot driven a gritty multi generational complex suspense thriller of two brutal crimes twenty years apart The past and present connect when a murder investigation with the same MO Only the Hunted Run reconnects old childhood acuaintances and estranged parents while dark family secrets threaten to destroy present lives Talented suspense novelist Karen Katchureturns following The Sisters of Blue Mountain and The Secrets of Lake Road with her latest novel RIVER BODIES Taut prose flawed characters and a dark side that weaves through the lives of the small towns of Northampton County with the introduction of this new bold series The author creates a strong sense of place positioning itself ideally for the setting of this intrig. G the two murders but the locals are on lockdown Edgar Cayce's Hidden History of Jesus revealing nothingThe past meets the present when Becca Kingsley whoeturns to Portland to be with her estranged but dying father uns into Parker her childhood love As the daughter of the former police chief Becca's uickly drawn into the case Coming home has brought something omin. Becca Hostile and Malignant Prejudice: Psychoanalytic Approaches returns to her hometown of Portland Pennsylvania to be with her dying father Becca has been living just across theiver in New Jersey but hasn t been back to Portland to visit her father or old friends for 10 years Her arrival in town coincides with a murder that is very similar to an unsolved murder that occurred 20 years earlier in the same town Becca s old friend Parker who is now a detective works to uncover who is behind the deaths Meanwhile Becca confronts old secrets in her and her father s pasts Different viewpoints are used to tell the story but Becca is the main character and most of the story The Devil's Playground: A Century of Pleasure and Profit in Times Square revolves around her Becca is in aelationship with a man she has doubts about she is estranged from her father and she misses her old best friend Parker Becca s father is on his deathbed but he was once the police chief in Portland The law enforcement in town has a delicate elationship with the town biker gang the Scions When Becca s father was police chief his stepbrother was the leader of the Scions The stepbrother is now deceased and there is a new police chief but old loyalties still emain though some secrets are difficult to contain This is a mystery because of the murders but it s also a story about Whispering Coves relationships The descriptions of the area the people and the lifestyles are very well done The characters are not particularly likable but they areeal While the story does not have a lot of action the various Bees: An Up-Close Look at Pollinators Around the World relationships between the characters is gripping This was my pick for s First Reads in October 2018 Listed as a thriller River Bodies beckoned with all the usual temptations the genre offers I hoped that author Karen Katchur would deliver than the same tired clich s that normally accompany a book abouteturning to the old home town during a murder investigationIt wasn t the writing style that caused me to lose connection with the book Ms Katchur delivers in this area serving up a prose that describes as well as illuminates peppering her words with images that at times felt than eal This is her five star elementRather it was the inconsistencies in the plot elements that caused uestions to form and to drag me out of the book each time one of them appeared Our heroine Becca lives just across the iver from her home town close enough that she can identify minute clothing details of someone standing on the other side While I might be able to accept that she had easons never to eturn home even with it being so close that didn t excuse the fact that while she wouldn t cross the Word and Image: An Introduction to Early Medieval Art river s bridge many others living in the town probably would However no one had seen her for years except for her cousin John who she metegularly when she spotted him on the other side of the iverThe small town of Portland is home to not one but possibly two decent sized than twenty five motorcycle gangs Possible but not probable and With The Closest Large the closest large hours away the probability is further educed There are inconsistencies but I hesitate to list them all without The Nudist on the Late Shift: And Other True Tales of Silicon Valley revealing portions of the plotCharacterizations were good providing enough background to justify each character s actions Everyone that is except for the killer After establishing justification for the mostecent killing the killer s easoning abruptly changed and it didn t fit with some of the other important scenes in the book This flaw was large enough to leave me shaking my head during the last part of the storyOverall good story and a wonderful writing style with Ms Katchur deftly "switching between past and current events slowly evealing bits and pieces until the "between past and current events slowly Tätiges Leben: Pluralität und Arbeit im politischen Denken Hannah Arendts revealing bits and pieces until the tale is laid out in front of us Some of the plot elements wereagged pulling the story down from potential heights of greatness into something that is still better than many of today s offerings Three and a half stars The story of a young woman G-Man: The Real Story of Watergate’s Deep Throat returning to the town where she grew up to spend time with her dying father and who is forced toeturn to the deep dug memories is well conceived and easy to follow A murder is committed which Meister Oder Schüler?: Berühmte Werke Auf Dem Prüfstand resembles a similar one that happened when Becca was a child and now she has to identify the true nature of a person she considered to be her protector Apart from the plot I enjoyedeading about Portland a small town where loyalty goes first The Author knows how to depict the atmosphere of such places For me it was not a page turner however I do not Whippersnapper regret time spenteading this titleMany thanks to Karen Katchur Thomas Mercer and Netgalley for providing me with ARC in exchange foe my honest Style and Idea review Ieceived River Bodies a new novel written by Karen Katchur coming out in fall 2018 through NetGalley Besides having a gorgeous cover and an interesting title the premise was intriguing enough for me to say yes when the publisher offered it I m glad I did as it had a wonderful balance of mystery and good old fashioned storytellingThe book is told from the perspective of several different characters across a county on the Pennsylvania and New Jersey border Bodies have been found over sev Sometimes it s nice to mix things up within a genre so many times I m craving a fast paced and exciting thriller with twists and turns galore and then other times I m in the mood for a Der Peloponnesische Krieg (Beck'sche Reihe) really well written slow burn and River Bodies fits the bill perfectly It s funny because the pacing itself wasn t even slow at all but the writing style and the way the story unfolded was subdued so it was almost a mix between the two Either way it worked well for me an. In this dark gripping mystery a brutal murder unearths old secrets that should have stayed buriedA body just turned up in the small town of Portland Pennsylvania The crime is eerily similar to a twenty year old cold case another victim brutally murdered found in the Delaware River Lead detective Parker Reed is intent on connectin.