While going through his dead mother’s belongings, Patrick Bannister discovers shocking evidence that suggests she was responsible for the death of another of her children many years ago. Even worse, an innocent man might have gone to the electric chair because of Jean’s lies.
The Lion, The Lamb, The Hunted: A Psychological Thriller is a genuinely gripping psychological thriller about a man who finds himself coming up against powerful forces that want the past to stay hidden. As Patrick tries to piece together the truth, he discovers that his own life is on the line. Can he discover the truth about who really killed the baby, and who helped cover it up?
Andrew E. Kaufman keeps the plot racing along, while finding time for some strong characterisation and some gripping moments of tension. At times, there are a lot of narrative balls being juggled, and I kept expecting Kaufman to drop some of them. To his credit, he doesn’t, and The Lion, The Lamb, The Hunted: A Psychological Thriller is instead one of the best thrillers I’ve read all year – indie or otherwise!
Star rating for The Lion, The Lamb, The Hunted: A Psychological Thriller: 4½ stars.
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