Kill the Father by Sandrone DazieriKill the Father by Sandrone Dazieri

Kill the Father

bySandrone Dazieri

Paperback | January 10, 2017

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In this fascinatingly complex thriller, two people, each shattered by their past, team up to solve a series of killings and abductions—unspeakable crimes that turn out to be merely the surface of something far more sinister.

When a woman is beheaded in a park outside Rome and her six-year-old son goes missing, the police unit assigned to the case arrests the woman’s husband and awaits his confession. But the city’s Chief of Major Crimes has his doubts and assigns two of Italy’s top analytical minds to the case: Deputy Captain Colomba Caselli, a fierce, warrior-like detective still reeling from a horrific mass killing she survived, and Dante Torre, a man who spent his childhood trapped inside a concrete silo. Fed through the gloved hand of a masked kidnapper who called himself “the Father,” Dante emerged from his ordeal with crippling claustrophobia but, also, with an unquenchable thirst for knowledge.

All evidence suggests that the Father is back at work and wants a reunion with Dante. But when Colomba and Dante begin unraveling the truth, they find themselves wanted for murder. Now Dante and Colomba must travel down a number of dark tunnels, both literal and figurative, as they confront the question that may solve it all: what lies beneath the water in a remote Italian quarry? And what might that revelation mean for ten children who have recently gone missing?

An instant breakout novel in Italy, Kill the Father boasts a brilliantly layered plot that offers new and more haunting revelations at every turn. Not since Thomas Harris’s The Silence of the Lambs has there been as intriguing a pairing of hard-charging female detective and “damaged” savant, and not since Jo Nesbo has there been a foreign thriller talent as promising.
Title:Kill the FatherFormat:PaperbackDimensions:512 pages, 8.25 × 5.31 × 1.2 inPublished:January 10, 2017Publisher:Simon & SchusterLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1501157957

ISBN - 13:9781501157950

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from I am HOOKED on the BOOK! I am so into this story!!! Lots of mystery with characters who come alive, page after page! The characters seem SO REAL. The dialogue is EXCELLENT.
Date published: 2018-01-15
Rated 3 out of 5 by from So-So Read I read the hype about this book and after reading it, I feel the book didn't live up to it. Yes, as people have said, it has a slow start. But for me, the remainder of the novel never kicked into high gear, and this was what I was expecting. Sure, it has high points, but too many valleys between them. Maybe a movie could streamline this a bit more.
Date published: 2017-05-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very pleased I was really impressed with this story- met my expectations.
Date published: 2017-04-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Kill the Father Such a good book. I had a hard time putting this one down. I wasn't expecting that ending though. I felt it could've been a little better, but still a great read.
Date published: 2017-03-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Didn't lose steam Very happy with this one! It was a slow build and I didn't want to put it down. I find that most books become predictable or rushed towards the end and this one never lost steam.
Date published: 2017-03-15
Rated 4 out of 5 by from good book a little slow in the beginning but stick with it; it gets really good by the middle of the book.
Date published: 2017-03-08
Rated 4 out of 5 by from A very good read! Bought this book a few weeks ago and I could not put it down.
Date published: 2017-02-05

Editorial Reviews

Outstanding…[an] unrelenting, adrenaline-fueled novel, with a final twist serving as a setup for a sequel. Don’t be surprised if Kill the Father becomes the next Big Thing in international crime fiction.”