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Hell is Always Today by Jack Higgins

Hell is Always Today

by Jack Higgins

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They called him the Rainlover. That was the only thing about him that was certain. He only murdered when the nights were dark and the streets were wet - and at a place where there would be no witneses. The Rainlover could be anyone and it was up to Miller and Mallroy to find out exactly who.
  Hans.Michel | Sep 13, 2013 |
A fairly predictable & fairly short book which weighs in at only ~180 pages (depending on edition).

Originally published in 1968 it touches on the limited forensics available at the time however there's not really much noteworthy about the tale in one way or another. You can pick the serial killer quite early on and work out what is and isn't adding up well before the end of the novel.

It's not really worth getting, there's much better police/serial killer novels out there and it certainly isn't anywhere near Higgin's best work.

I only picked it up as I'm attempting to read/collect all his works, if that's not a goal of yours I'd probably say get something else. ( )
  HenriMoreaux | May 6, 2013 |
Nick Miller is back, and with a tough case to handle. A man on the streets, a serial killer of women, most prostitutes, but not all. 4 women dead from him, and suddenly, on another raint night, a 5th shows up. Work of the same man, or something else? Nick Miller gets to figure it out, while theres an escaped prisioner on the loose as well. Higgins does a wonderful job of confusing the reader, much as the police are, giveing them several possibilities of who may be committing these crimes. He keeps the reader guessing, and turning pages with a great pace, and characters you can sink your teeth into. ( )
  dbhutch | Aug 14, 2010 |
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While a killer stalks the streets of London, Detective Sergeant Nick Miller is more concerned with a light-heavyweight boxer-turned-expert-cat-burglar who has busted out of prison. High above the streets, cop and convict will face down their most daunting challenges the only way they know how.

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He was called the Rainlover. He murdered women under cover of darkness when the streets were wet. He could be anyone, but he had to be found before he claimed more victims.

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