Dad of Divas' Reviews: Book Review - Dressed For A Kill

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Book Review - Dressed For A Kill

About the Book

Vancouver based author Brian Bianco drew upon his 20 years as an insurance salesman to create a riveting tale of crime and punishment in the big city.

His new book, Dressed for a Kill, is a devious page turner all about a Chicago Tribune reporter, named Miles Fischer.  He’s wrapping up what he thinks is just another rape and murder trial, until the two convicted felons are found dead from a crossbow, in the muddy parking lot of a rundown bar just days after their surprising acquittal.

His curiosity turns to suspicion after searching the archives where he discovers two more cases similar to the one in a nearby town. Is it a coincidence? Miles doesn’t think so. In fact, he believes he knows who the killer is after a chance encounter.

Miles draws the ire of the FBI and becomes tight-lipped when confronted to disclose what he knows. He wants the story and the glory that goes with it, and believes he is the only one who can identify the killer.

He sets his sights on Seattle and creates a game of cat-and-mouse with the FBI and an ex-cop turned private investigator.

What Miles and the private investigator don’t realize is just how deadly this game is about to become.

About The Author
Brian Bianco lives in New Westminster, British Columbia.  He is also a Libran, so being creative comes naturally.  He has two grown children, both of which are creative in their own right. He also draws.  Being Canadian, it should come as no surprise that his main interest is hockey. 

My Take on the Book

An enjoyable read. This novel has lots of twists and turns, which keeps the reader interested and in anticipation of more suspense.

As a mystery/thriller lover, I found this book to be engaging and one that I definitely would read again. The plot was well organized and the main character is a character you just love to hate. There are many things that he does that can and probably will leave your jaw agape and you asking yourself if there are really people out there who are like this.

All of the characters intermix well and it climaxes with a powerful ending to the overall book itself. For a first book the author has done a good job at solidifying his style and his place as a up and coming writer for the future. I definitely recommend to other individuals who love thriller/mystery novels!

If this book sounds link one that you would like to add to our own library or if you want to purchase one for a friend or family member you can find this book on Amazon!

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1 comment:

Renee said...

I thought of my dad immediately when I read your review of this book. If he was still alive, this would be on his reading request list! Thanks for the review.