real people A ot of the time I find female characters writtenpeople A The Seeker The Host lot of the time I find female characters written male authors to either be portrayed as idiots or as emotional nutjobs who don t at all speak or behavedike any real woman I know I really Отчаяние Otchayanie liked these two and it s the reason I will come back for the seuel Two seemingly separate and intriguing crimes that ultimately both bring the story to a conclusioneaving only one thread eft undone in order to facilitate a seuel When a severed foot is found in the woods Det Stark and Dr Waterman try to figure out
the foot belonged to and if they have a homicide on their handsget it Hands sorrynotsorry A second case comes across the docket at the same time a husband and stepfather has died suddenly and it ooks to be caused by poisoning The wife is the Tamara de Lempicka likely suspect The two separate cases slowly weave together which Olsen did in a really masterful way to bring the story to a conclusioneaving the door open for the return of psycho Brenda Nivens in the seuel I can see what the author was trying to do with the plot and he did it techincally really well Except that this mystery was pretty boring There s no action save for the Wild Texas Blossom last ten pages There s no tension and shocking moments weren t very shocking It was clever in the most base way but not inspired I found it all to be very ho hum in it s technical precision Some things that irked me the side characters and people who are interviewed during the course of the investigations were constantly fucking crying Like an exaggerated amount And the author has a habit of repeating information that as an author you just have to trust your reader to have grasped the first couple of times you said it Like yes I m on board for Dr Waterman being an Indigenous woman that information soaked in You don t need to make mention of it every time her family makes an appearance I also understood that she was a forensic pathologist I don t need to read the forensic pathologist sighed the forensic pathologist picked up her noteson and on I m 250 pages into the book I fucking get what her job is dude Trust meSo yeah I didn t hate it Iiked the characters It was a good introduction to them in that aspect But the mystery itself was just meh and occasionally Olsen s choice of descriptive moments was next evel annoying to this readerLeaving me at 3 stars I guess I can t really muster up the enthusiasm or the dislike for any or ess awful writing was awful how many times can an author repeat themselves characters were awful and really th. Fery Deaver and Tess GerritsenA schoolgirl found it on a nature hike A severed human foot wearing pink nail polish A gruesome but invaluable clue that eads forensic pathologist Birdy Waterman down a much darker trail to a dangerous psychopath whose powers of persuasion seem to. ,who the foot belonged to and if they have a homicide on their handsget it Hands
E worst plotending I ve read in a ong time The end was just Bulan Luka Parah laughable and at one point I really did find myselfaughing out Big Mal The High Life and Hard Times of Malcolm Allison Football Legend loud If I could giveess than one star I would Strange novel Poor writing with abrupt seuences of plot shifting NW was the only winner here This is not a series I would continue Bizarre characterizations and tangent subject conversations
in this book Without the state of Washington green and the snappysnarky opening school field trip it would have beenthis book Without the state of Washington green and the snappysnarky opening school field trip it would have been star The ending is the most ridiculous I ve read in years Impossible Redundancies horrific enough to estimate that without them this could have been a full 100 pages shorter I m surprised I finished and that this style of writing Hikmah ketulusan level can get published in this final form as the parts just don t hang together as a whole IMHO Never again a Kendall series fare I purchased The Girl in the Woods Waterman and Stark 1 by Gregg Olsen after another member in Goodreads recommended it I am so glad Iistened and followed through I have never read anything by this author and after reading this I am sure he is one whose works I will pursue I was sitting on the edge of my chair trying to flip the pages and absorb the material with rapid speed This is a well written serial killer thriller where the author has created and managed multiple plot ines at the same time In Port Orchard Washington on a nature trip in Banner Forest a sixth grader makes a gruesome discovery a severed foot Where is the body Where did it come from Sheriff s Detective Kendall Stark and Kitsap County Forensic
pathologist birdy waterman are assigned to work onBirdy Waterman are assigned to work on case I found that Birdy Waterman the Forensic Pathologisttook complete control of the case and handled many other detective duties outside her realm to bring closure to the case I felt that Detective Stark was just interested in the praise and recognition for solving the mystery Birdy also is the one that shows warmth and compassion but still exhibits strength when reuired She comes across as believable and human while Detective Stark is cold and removed At the same time Birdy s sixteen year old nephew asks to stay with his aunt for awhile as he had eft his dysfunctional parents As if Birdy didn t have enough to contend withThen another homicide The victim Ted Roberts dies suspiciously with the pathologist thinking his wife Jennifer poisoned himThe novel is full of twists and turns with two unrelated murdersand a serial killer on the oose playing a game of cat and mouse This novel follows two different crimes with red herrings all over the place Took a while to connect the two crimes together and then the big reveal happened at the very
end The author writes well and definitely provides a good solid mysteryThe Girl in the Woods is BookThe author writes well and definitely provides a good solid mysteryThe Girl in the Woods is Book of a three part series The next book Now That She s Gone book 2 in the Waterman and Stark series to be released in November 2015 For anyone who enjoys a good solid mysterycrime fiction I highly recommend this novel. Have no end Only by teaming up with sheriff’s detective Kendall Stark can Birdy hope to even the odds in a deadly game It’s a fateful decision the killer wants them to make And it’s the only way Birdy and Kendall can find their way to a murderer who’s ready to kill aga. .
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This was one painful read and I normally stay away and do not give writers bad reviewsGoodreads kept prompting for a review so here it isI actually can t believe I managed to finish this book Plot was definitely borrowed from Mexican soap operas and eually artistically executedI am giving 2 stars because I actually managed to get interested at the first 50 pages but
slowly but surely downhillI wish I had those few hours of my ife back I received an advanced copy reader of this book Gregg Olsen is a favorite of mine This book kept your interest was a fast read and I kind of guessed the ending I found it enjoyable and great way to spend part of the weekend I do ike his characters of Birdy Waterman and Kendall Stark who work together to solve the mystery This is book one of their endeavors The ch The Girl in the Woods A Waterman Stark Thriller Book 1 by Gregg Olsen The Girl in the Woods A Waterman Stark Thriller Book 1 by Gregg Olsen is an intriguing murder mystery that follows the forensic pathologist Birdy Waterman in a case that encompasses multiple suspects It kept me guessing Because of that I have it five stars Her teenage I don t typically review audiobooks but I m going to make an exception because the narrator for The Girl in the Woods Corey M Snow while outstanding was the wrong narrator for this book Most ofThis Slowly But Surely
the characters are women and the points of view are close third person in other words imited to one character atcharacters are women and the points of view are close third person in other words imited to one character at time What we end up with is a strong male voice narrating feminine internal thoughts throughout Males narrating female voices and the opposite works fine in small doses usually for secondary or tertiary characters Here it was completely distracting and came off as camp If you re a Gregg Olsen fan and want to read The Girl in the Woods my recommendation is to go for the print or ebook A riveting story by Gregg Olsen A thriller you certainly do not want to put down till it s finished Very mediocre mystery First a girl s foot and then the rest of her is found in the woods of Washington Elsewhere "A Man Is Poisoned To "man is poisoned to The happenings seem unrelated but then we find out they are related but not in any interesting way The two characters weren t very uniue One was single and Native American which is mentioned constantly the other is married but that doesn t come into play anywhere in the story So they re mostly indistinguishable characters other than their jobs one is a forensic pathologist and the other a detective Lots of small things added up to weak writing For instance every character spoke with the same voice For another it drives me crazy when authors insist on giving useless details as though that gives their writing ife and realism I don t care that someone bought a cooler at Wal Mart What possible difference does it make where someone bought something And he kept doing it throughout the novel to the point where I thought Is he getting paid for crappy product placement Writing aside the story. New York Times bestselling author Gregg Olsen pits native American pathologist Birdy Waterman against a female killer whose dark desires know no imit in this darkly atmospheric psychologically driven thriller which puts Olsen in the class with thriller masters Harlan Coben Jef. ,