A Glimpse of Evil

A Glimpse of Evil

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Professional psychic Abigail Cooper is about to discover that some cold cases are better off dead... As the FBI's newest Civilian Profiler, Abby Cooper is using her powers of intuition to help solve a backlog of the bureau's cold cases. But when she's the only one who's convinced that several separate cold cases are related, she'll have to call on every intuitive bone in her body before she's the one put on ice...
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Product details

  • Paperback | 340 pages
  • 104 x 170 x 30mm | 177g
  • Signet
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 045123085X
  • 9780451230850
  • 149,056

About Victoria Laurie

Real-life professional psychic Victoria Laurie drew from her career as a gifted clairvoyant and police psychic to create the character of Abigail Cooper. She lives in Arlington, Massachusetts, with her two spoiled dachshunds, Lilly and Toby. For information about upcoming novels and appointments for readings, visit her Web site at www.VictoriaLaurie.com.
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4,290 ratings
4.13 out of 5 stars
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4 43% (1,828)
3 18% (779)
2 2% (84)
1 1% (23)

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This is the 8th book in the Psychic Eye series, Abby and Dutch are moving to Texas where Dutch and Brice, a recent Abby convert as well as boyfriend to Candice, is starting a new FBI office specialising in Cold Cases and Abby is their secret weapon. â??A Glimpse of Evilâ?? is much darker than the other books. Abby is thrown into the deep end and is not only pushing herself to the max sorting through dozens of cases to see whether they are solvable (and being awesome, she managed to solve three in the first day). She has to deal with pretty horrific crimes, as well as an office full of agents who are all sceptical of what she can do. This only changes when she is sent out with an agent to find some clues, only for him to produce one of his own cold cases for her to look at and then decides to follow her instincts and do a little investigating on the way back. Next thing they know, she has found two bodies, discovers the murderer and ends up having to defend herself using a gun. All culminating with her being suspended and at a loose end. Also with time on her hands, Candice convinces Abby to looking at a FBI cold case involving a serial child killer â?? of course this leads to another near death experience for Abby! Thankfully, things are going well with Dutch and Abby, but Candice and Brice are constantly bickering and misunderstanding each other. There was a brief cameo of Dave (I missed him) and Milo (who seems to be moving to Texas too), but I really missed Cat. You could really get a sense of Abby spreading herself too thin, torn between her old style of investigating with Candice and doing readings, as well as helping Dutch and Brice at the FBI. It feels like this book is the one that breaks the camelâ??s back for Abby and is a natural turning point â?? and by the ending you know why! I imagine that the next book will be even darker, especially with Abby working for the CIA. It isnâ??t all darkness, and there are still the usual Laurie style wise cracks â?? before going to the FBI, Abby had to go on an anger management course and she is trying not to swear coming up with some brilliant alternatives â?? and why the Hello Dolly not! This book didnâ??t disappoint me and it had one of the most complex murder plot twists that I have read in some time. With the move to Texas and Abby being accepted by the â??establishmentâ??, it does feel like a new era for Abby and the Psychic Eye books, but I do hope that we get to hear about Milo, Candice, Dave, Cat, Eggy and Tuttle even when she is a high flying spy. Wow, what a book â?? I canâ??t wait until the next one.show more
by N Welch
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