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This was one bumpy ride. I couldn’t believe the speed at which this book read, 3 hours, and I was done. Amazing

Curiosity killed the cat, and it was one such fated day when Alex decided to be curious on his walk where he found a piece of paper with a website, user name, and a password. Giving in to the temptation, he entered the Dark Web and realized the site was for contract killing.

An assassin’s web, so to say, and he was caught when someone followed his digital footsteps. The hit men soon chased him, the cops branded him as a pervert and murderer, involved in 6 murders, two were hunting him down. His family was destroyed. How would he get out?

My first book by author Richard T. Burke, and it was mind blowing. A thrill-a-minute readathon. The author’s writing cast a web around and left a trail of crumbs for me to follow, deeper into the tangled mesh where I knew resisting was of no use. I just had to follow the story till the last page. I was too caught up in the intriguing narration.

The book did not allow the main character to rest too. He was walking, running, limping, hopping, and at one point, traveling in the bumper of the car to stay one step ahead of the killers. But all was not lost. The author added a good Samaritan to the team, an assassin turned protector, who helped to save Alex’s life. The book took some deep twists and turns, and there were times I was barely holding on.

The writing was fluid, with an atmospheric feel of a race against time. Short, snappy chapters made the pages fly. What a rush!!

I devoured this book, and then politely asked the author to release me. And he did!! Well, here I am writing this review!! 😂


I received a free ARC from Caroline and the author, and this is my journey into its pages, straight from the heart!! STRICTLY HONEST AND UNBIASED.

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Schoolteacher, Alex Parrott, discovers a scrap of paper containing the address, username and password for a site on the Dark Web. He gives in to temptation and learns that the website deals in assassination contracts.The Dark Web is supposed to be anonymous, but somebody knows what Alex has seen. Within hours, a ruthless hitman is hot on his trail. To make matters worse, the police issue a warrant for his arrest, identifying him as the main suspect in a string of horrific murders. Unsure who he can trust, Alex must stay alive long enough to uncover the truth and clear his name.

Publication Date: 22nd August 2019

Amazon UK

0 Responses

  1. Holy wowzo! This sounds too good to resist! Loved your review! Looks like release day is tomorrow, so I will be watching for it! 🙂 Thanks Shalini! Have a great evening! 🙂

  2. Wow – 242 pages in 3 hours – you are a phenomenon, you absorb words twice as fast as I do!

  3. I’m glad that the author released you. I would have come to set you free otherwise😂😘 But how in the heck do you read so many pages in so little time? I would probably read this in 8-9 hours if not more😮😮

  4. Great review Shalini. This sounds like a very interesting plot, not one I ever would have thought of. Who knew lurking or checking out someone’s site would end you up in so much trouble, of course, I would never venture into the dark web. Adding this one for sure.

  5. Somehow I managed to miss your blog, Shalini, but I’m glad I found it. Thanks for the great review. I’m delighted you enjoyed my book and that you spread the news!

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