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The Butcher and the Wren

By Alaina Urquhart
The Butcher and the Wren by Alaina Urquhart digital book - Fable

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INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

From the co-host of chart-topping true crime podcast Morbid, a thrilling debut novel told from the dueling perspectives of a notorious serial killer and the medical examiner following where his trail of victims leads

Something dark is lurking in the Louisiana bayou: a methodical killer with a penchant for medical experimentation is hard at work completing his most harrowing crime yet, taunting the authorities who desperately try to catch up.

But forensic pathologist Dr. Wren Muller is the best there is. Armed with an encyclopedic knowledge of historical crimes, and years of experience working in the Medical Examiner's office, she's never encountered a case she couldn't solve. Until now. Case after case is piling up on Wren's examination table, and soon she is sucked into an all-consuming cat-and-mouse chase with a brutal murderer getting more brazen by the day.

An addictive read with straight-from-the-morgue details only an autopsy technician could provide, The Butcher and the Wren promises to ensnare all who enter.

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Believable charactersCharacters change and growBeautifully writtenDescriptive writingSuspensefulTwistyDarkViolence
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Slightly Smiling Face“I know the author is real world medical examiner, but the vibe was I don’t think the medical examiner is quite so active in the investigation as this. Very csi vibe. I found it pretty distracting. It was fun and quick paced though and an enjoyable read.”
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