THE SEVENTH VICTIM by Mary Burton
The Seventh Victim by Mary Burton
Reviewed by Nannette
Seven years ago, Lara Church was attacked by the Seattle Strangler. When the body of a woman is discovered bearing the same signs as Lara’s attack, Texas Ranger James Beck begins to fear the worst; the Strangler is back. But why? And as more victims are found, more questions go unanswered. Beck wants to keep Lara safe and he wants to catch the killer. From the beginning, it’s been obvious that these are very personal crimes. Could the killer be in their midst? And can they find him before he strikes again?
The Seventh Victim is a thrilling novel of suspense with a lingering, slow-burning romance. Lara survived something that should have taken her life, if not her sanity. Although she lives in fear and doubt, her quiet strength and backbone of steal helped her survive her nightmare ordeal and make something of her life. Beck is always a man on a mission. His tenacity gets cases solved and saves lives but doesn’t leave much room for love. Lara and Beck’s personal relationship grows steadily, making their romance heartfelt and poignant. The Seventh Victim offers a good deal of suspense, an interesting storyline, and a meaningful romance.