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Primal Instinct (1994)

by Robert W. Walker

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An FBI forensic pathologist on vacation in the Hawaiian Islands, Coran is asked to lend her skills in the search for a local serial crazy, the Trade Winds Killer. His latest victims are two Honolulu police officers, and his calling card is ritual murder with a cane cutter followed by mutilation of the body.

This is the third book I have read by Robert Walker. The first two were good enough to keep my interest until I finished the book. This book however, I could put down several times. I thought it was quite boring. The writing had more to do with Hawaii than the killer or Jessica Coran. I found the killer to be quite boring and not that interesting. The ending of this book also was a dissapointment. I found on a whole that Robert Walkers Jessica Coran series is very good, but this by far is the worst. ( )
  Carol420 | May 31, 2016 |
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While vacationing in Hawaii, forensic pathologist Dr. Jessica Coran is ordered to assist in the urgent investigation of a local serial killer. They call him the Trade Winds Killer. His prey are young, beautiful Hawaiian women. His weapon is a long, razor-sharp blade used to cut sugar cane. His work is slow, precise, ritualistic. almost religious.

Jessica knows about serial killers. She's been close enough to feel their breath in her ear. And this one is luring her deeper into the underworld of Hawaii, to places she'd never dreamed existed. Where her FBI badge alone cannot protect her...
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