Blurb; A policeman on his first murder case
A tattoo artist with a deadly secret
And a twisted serial killer sharpening his blades to kill again…
When Brighton tattoo artist Marni Mullins discovers a flayed body, newly-promoted DI Francis Sullivan needs her help. There’s a serial killer at large, slicing tattoos from his victims’ bodies while they’re still alive. Marni knows the tattooing world like the back of her hand, but has her own reasons to distrust the police. So when she identifies the killer’s next target, will she tell Sullivan or go after the Tattoo Thief alone.
My Review; Oooh this book was right up my street as a tattoo fan myself with several tattoos and a killer (the tattoo thief) even better haha! This story was bloody brilliant! The story is told through each of the different characters. Written brilliantly…
I must say though that Marni should have been the bloody detective with how much help and researching she did for the police… I felt the police didn’t have a clue without Marni… I suppose that’s all part of the story. Durr.
I absolutely loved it and thrilled I got the chance to read it! I love how the tattoo ‘community’ all kind of stuck together many people still in this era see us as thugs and criminals (we’re not) and it was lovely to see the author not making us out to be the bad guys for once!
I loved the whole story behind the tattoo thief too… Clever. However, I don’t want any of my tattoos being taken thanks! Pretty grim in parts. A well deserved five stars. Highly recommend! I devoured it. Enjoy.