(E–pub READ) Inmate 1577
This was my first Karen Vail novel and I will likely go back to read the others I enjoyed Inmate 1577 I was unable to make a connection between the different plot lines
WHICH IS GOOD THE ENDING WAS is good The ending was nice twistI also enjoyed that Alan Jacobson named one of the characters after my dad It is not often ou see a name like Russell Ilg in print This book was excellent The story was enthralling and the character development fully fleshed out There were surprises but the clues were all laid out in advance The story was told according to 2 chronologies one that played out in the past that was juxtaposed with the future current time It was clever and the bringing of the past to the present was done masterfully Excellent thriller and mystery This is as good as the first one which was absolutely outstanding This series is one of the best Jacobson is the master Each book is written with insight into criminology that puts Bird Habitats in Britain you right there on every page andet each novel is different than the one before Some authors do a book series and from one book to the next The Guitar Style of Jerry Reed you can almost guess what s coming The Karen Vail series of books getsou turning pages not really knowing what s coming next even though الإيضاح لمتن ايساغوجي في المنطق you do it is what I call a real page turner and can t wait to get to the end but at the same timeou don t want it to end Very refreshing I HIGHLY RECOMEND THIS SERIES IT WILL NOT DISAPPOINT This book was recommended to me by a friendshe told me it had lots of twists and turns and she was right This is a well written story about Walt McNally whose wife was murdered and how he tries to pick up the pieces of his life Walt makes many choices in his struggle to provide for his son Henry and we see the conseuences of his choices There is also a second timelinestory involving Karen Vail FBI profiler who is called in to San Francisco to help solve a series of brutal murders How are these two stories connected At first is seems like they aren t but then as we are drawn further into Walt s story we become aware of the connection though as in all good mysteriesthrillers we continue to uestion our guesses until the very end The story races Riders of the Sea you through the twists and turns of the SFPD trying to stay ahead of a psychopathic serial killer and when they catch up to him it is a surprise to all Extremely well written I couldn t put it down until I reached the surprising conclusion Highly recommended Alan Jacobson knows his stuff Having worked with the FBI Behavioral Analysis Unit for 18ears gives him the uncanny ability to get into the mind of the deranged and driven killers that haunt the American landscapeWith INMATE 1577 Jacobson revives his Profiler Karen Vail series with a mysterythriller set in both the present and the past A series of horrific murders in the San Francisco area may somehow be tied to a former inmate of the long defunct Alcatraz prison Could the prison once known as Devil s Island shut down for over 50 ears still have a former inhabitant that is actively committing this horrible crimesVail teams with SFPD Inspector Lance Burden and her former task force colleague Roxxann Dixon to hunt down this killer The killer is not only choosing apparently random victims but also leaving behind cryptic messages at each death scene staged in such a way to baffle and challenge the newly formed task force that is hunting himWhat makes INMATE 1577 so engaging is how the story continuously shifts between Karen Vail and her team in the present day and the story of Walton MacNally nearly fifty ears earlier MacNally was a small time crook who stepped up to bank robbery and grand larceny in an effort to provide for himself and his oung son Henry Unfortunately he is caught and sent to Leavenworth Prison It is there where MacNally is forever changed by the brutality and inner "workings of a penal system that represents a "of a penal system that represents a microcosm of the worst human beings that society has to offerA failed prison break finds MacNally being transferred to the one prison that no one should be able to break out of Alcatraz MacNally meets up with a former cell mate and break out partner named Anglin and their infamous friendship leads to talk of the unattainable thought of freedom from Devil s Island Meanwhile it takes Vail and company a long time to decipher the messages the serial killer is leaving for them With the help of some National Bestselling Author Alan Jacobson brings back renowned FBI Profiler Karen Vail in an intelligent thriller that bridges time and space When an elderly woman is found raped and brutally murdered in San Francisco Vail heads west to team up with SFPD Inspector Lance.
Characters Inmate 1577Ocal and somewhat disreputable local journalists they are able to recognize that the key to catching this killer lies not "In Profiling His Next Move "profiling his next move by understanding what happened to him in the pastMacNally did get out of Alcatraz and fell off the grid shortly thereafter He had several grudges to avenge the most striking being the fact that his only son Henry committed suicide by jumping
Off The Bear Mountain Bridge In New York While Hethe Bear Mountain Bridge in New York while he imprisoned MacNally vowed to avenge those who wronged him both in and out of prison but could he still be the mastermind in 2011 as a senior citizen capable of committing serial murderJacobson will have ou guessing at every turn and the finale of this exciting and thought provoking novel will provide than a few shocking revelations before the final page is turned The tough talking and uick witted Karen Vail proves a worthy adversary but will that be enough to defeat a vengeance that has festered for many decades INMATE 1577 should satisfy both mystery and thriller fans alike as Jacobson has another uality addition to his Vail seriesReviewed by Ray Palen for New Mystery Reader It s been several ears since I read Book Three In This three in this but it only took me pages to remember why I liked it so much Karen Vail is a fantastic character very sarcastic and not very likable but smart as a whip She s an FBI Profiler called out to California to work on a serial killer case involving an unsub who tortures and violently rapes elderly women then kidnaps kills and displays the husbands at tourist sites Bodies are racked up faster than the coroner can get them to the morgue and the killer starts sending Karen personal texts What s cool with this entry is it has tie ins with the infamous 1962 Alcatraz escape and flashbacks every other chapter to the 1960s following a fictional inmate who is wrapped up with the historical characters and events A fast paced action packed thriller with twists and turns that keep ou guessing until the end Loved every word I ll be continuing on with this series soon I had not read any of Alan Jacobson s novels previous to Inmate 1577 It is a police procedural that I found really dragged along through the first third of the book There are also description of extreme violence that I found hard to takeprobably because the violent act was taking place on women I considered giving up on it and was very glad I didn t as the story did get interesting and by the end of the book I couldn t put it down Excellent endingThere are tw Even though this book isn t marked it is the 4th book in the Karen Vail series and really Writing in the Dust: After September 11 you should read the others firstWith this book Karen head back to the place she hates the most California She still has flashback from when Robby went missing when they went there on vacation so being sent there again so soon to work a case is hell for herThe case that she is sent to work on is a horrible one someone is killing old couples the women are brutally raped and beaten while the men are killed and posed At first glance there doesn t seem to be anything that connects between the victims other than the way they are killed The local cops aren t sure what to think of Karen as she takes some getting used to when working with her They all seem to move past that and establish a good relationship They aren t always on the same page Karen wary of the press while the locals like to work with them It seems like so much of the time they are just spinning their wheels Then all of a sudden things start to come to a head andou still aren t who the bad guy is When it is finally revealed I was shocked with who it was but not the connection to I was also shocked when past behaviors were revealedI did find through the whole book I felt sorry for Walt He seemed like a good guy just kept getting into one bad situation after another and making one bad decision after another In the end he actions revealed the man he could have been What connection exists between an incarcerated bank robber in the late 1950s and a present day serial killer You ll find out in Alan Jacobson s latest novel featuring profiler Karen Vail This one combines a clinical procedural investigation with a tragic story of how prison changes a man1958 three ears after being found not guilty of the murder of his wife Walton McNally and his oung son are trying to find. Burden and her former task force colleague Detective Roxxann Dixon As Vail Burden and Dixon follow the killer's trail in and around San Francisco the offender continues his rampage leaving behind clues that ultimately lead them to the most unlikely of places a mysterio. A solid life for themselves McNally goes from
job to job because even though he didnto job because even though he didn commit the crime but because he was on trial for it taints him in the eyes of employers Desperate straits lead him and his accomplice son into robbing banks After the second robbery his son escapes but Walton is caught and imprisoned in Leavenworth penitentiary where he learns all too uickly the realities of prison life When a couple escape attempts fail he is sent
To Alcatraz There He FindsAlcatraz There he finds even worse Present day FBI profiler Karen Vail is assigned to the heinous homicide of an elderly woman in San "francisco teaming up with the local investigators and "Teaming up with the local investigators and newspaper reporter she scrambles to put together leads to the killerWith bodies discovered on a daily basis clues are gathered but Vail is unable to hone in on the killer One of the investigators is kidnapped and the killer starts playing word games Can Vail decipher the clues and what connection they might have to a closed prison on a desolate island in the middle of the bay If ou like puzzles and conundrums and the slowly unraveling of clues ou will enjoy Inmate 1577 All the pieces are there for the reader to put together but watch out there might be a surprise or two This is an excellent novel with some graphic descriptions but a few real life people thrown in to make it a very worthwhile read Reviewed by Stephen L Brayton author of Beta for Suspense Magazine A woman in her 80 s found found raped sodomised kicked then burned and shocked with wires Why The story opens with this heinous crime and the search commences for a serial killer that gets called The Bay Killer who is he and what is his next move The FBI Behavioural Analysis Unit headed by Profiler Karen Vail need to find out This story runs with chapters that go back to 1950 s and the story of a man whos a father and a husband his wife has been killed and he becomes the main suspect He gets released due to not enough evidence but still the finger gets pointed to him with a son to care for the odds are stacked against him You feel for him as life gets tougher and he finds it hard to get work and make ends meet because of the accusations against him of murder There are big choices to make he makes the choice to make things happen and pulls off two armed bank robberies which in time will prove to cost him than he bargained for He finds himself eventually behind bars and with one failed escape he lands himself with a one way ticket to Alcatraz thee maximum security prison Who he was a ear ago and who he was now were as different as summer in Spain and winter in Siberia He has a son out there that he needs to take care of and by any means necessary needs to break free from the rock Alcatraz and tend to him will he make itHe Walton MacNally was pegged as a very bright guy scored a 135 on a prison I test Resourceful motivated hard worker Did fifteen months at Leavenworth Prison but was involved in two escape attempts and was suspected in the violent assault of two cons After the second attempt he was transferred to Alcatraz where his history of violence continued Behind bars makes ou or breaks ou Walton really finds himself backed against the bars from the offset and as they take their pickings the sodomizers unleash a fury and vengeance that become the source off his violent escalation The heinous murders pile up and the investigation team try to find the killer Why visit the past and Walton MacNally is there a link This was an informative and tense story that keeps ou hooked Behavioural analysis was a science The Tale of Atterberry The Faire Pendant Series yes but it was also dynamic based on the totality of whatou know at the time You took the information compared it to what HERBALISM WORLD: This book includes: you knew of other crimes and behaviours and killers analysed the psychology behind the actions taken by the killer and the victimology ofour victims and drew conclusions based on Kim Deal and Me your assimilation of all those factorsMurderers sex deviants rapists child molesters kidnappers drug addicts armed robbers mobsters bikers Bad shits gonna happens whenou put crap Iike that under one roof All trying to prove how tough they are who s go the most power MacNally would soon find out his failure to heed the wisdom Officer Voorhees had given at Leavenworth the part about making the correct choices in life would once again have catastrophic effectsReview also on my webpage. Us island ripped from city lore whose long buried decades old secrets hold the key to their case Alcatraz The RockIt's a case that has twists and turns than the famed Lombard Street and a novel that Clive Cussler calls A powerful thriller brilliantly conceived and writt.