Fiction - Science Fiction


Category:Fiction - Science Fiction

Author:Michael John Woodhams

  • Publisher: Independently Published
  • Publication Date: February 18, 2024
  • Number of Pages: 315
  • ISBN-13: 979-8879064353

Here Be Evil by Michael Woodhams is a gripping blend of crime thriller and speculative fiction that plunges readers into a world of mystery, intrigue, and otherworldly danger. Set against the backdrop of London's iconic landmarks and the rugged landscapes of Wales, the novel follows protagonist Paul Trigger, head of the Ministry of Defence's Section 'S,' as he investigates a series of brutal murders with DNA evidence suggesting a perpetrator beyond the human world. The narrative opens with intriguing details, gradually escalating in tension as Triger and his astute assistant, Sarah Ambrose, investigate the case, uncovering a web of conspiracy that threatens the very fabric of British society. Including real-world references, such as government agencies and military protocols, gives authenticity to the story, grounding the speculative elements in a recognizable framework. But can the perpetrator of the heinous murders be unveiled?

Woodhams melds elements of psychological drama and high-stakes investigation, drawing readers into Triger's complex world of personal struggles and professional duties. Triger's battle with PTSD and strained family relationships makes him a genuinely flawed protagonist that readers will sympathize with. Despite his military background, he is a relatable character who is empathetic and vulnerable. Throughout the investigation, Woodhams keeps readers on the edge of their seats with well-crafted dialogue, intricate plot twists, and vivid descriptions of police procedures and forensic analysis. The seamless integration of multiple plot threads and character dynamics creates layers of intrigue, culminating in a thrilling climax. Here Be Evil is a riveting page-turner that will appeal to fans of crime fiction, speculative thrillers, and anyone who enjoys a thought-provoking mystery. Woodhams's masterful storytelling and nuanced characters make this novel a must-read for lovers of suspense and intrigue.

Reviewed By: David Reyes

Reviewed Date: April 8, 2024

Category: Fiction - Science Fiction

Thriller, Suspense & Mystery