Book Review & Giveaway: The Nest by Terry Goodkind

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Kate Bishop thought she was an ordinary woman living and working in Chicago. But when she unexpectedly finds herself in the middle of a police investigation into a brutal murder, Kate makes a shocking discovery: she has the ability to identify killers just by looking into their eyes.

Trying to grasp the implications of this revelation, Kate is drawn deep into a world of terror. She is tracked down by Jack Raines, a mysterious author with shadowy connections to those who share her ability. He tells Kate that her unique vision also makes her a target, and only he can help her.

Now, hot on Jack and Kate’s heels are a force of super-predators, vicious and bloodthirsty killers who will stop at nothing until Kate is dead. But even as she fights for her life, Kate still isn’t sure if Jack is really her salvation, or another killer coming to slaughter her.

An explosive mix of action and suspense, Nest is a landmark new novel from worldwide bestselling author Terry Goodkind, and a complete reinvention of the contemporary thriller. Travel with Goodkind on a dangerous journey to the back alleys of the darknet, to the darkest corners of our minds, and to the very origins of what it is to be human.

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About the Author:
Terry Goodkind is a #1 New York Times Bestselling Author and the creator of the most controversial new thriller of our lifetime. His work is often called "provacative", "courageously original", "terrifying", and even "dangerous".
More than anything; Terry Goodkind's books are character driven stories that take a brutally honest inward look at ourselves. With a focus on the complexity of the human psyche, Terry Goodkind has an uncanny grasp for crafting compelling stories of people like you and me, trapped in terrifying situations.
With his latest novel, NEST, readers will be drawn into an original story of the driving forces behind those who take lives and those trying to save them, a struggle that will take readers into a dark world as we search for the origins of evil.
As a resident of Nevada, Terry Goodkind deeply appreciates the rights and freedoms of the United States, although worries about how quickly those rights are eroding. His passion for writing is a parallel to his passion for life.
Terry Goodkind is a part-time race car driver, a devoted husband to Jeri, the love of his life, and is a friend to animal-kind.
"My privilege in life is the joy of writing books and telling stories about people who fascinate me, the good and the bad. I am grateful to all of my readers for the critical role they play in making these books possible. Your passion is my passion, and I thank you." - Terry Goodkind

Book Review: 
I love Terry Goodkind's Sword of Truth series and those books got me to read more adult fantasy adventure novels! I was intrigued when Terry decided to try a new genre 'Thriller'. I was captivated by the first character on the first page and kept reading this book for that good piece of writing alone. Overall the book is good and the thriller aspect was not quite nail-biting but still kept me interested in what would happen. Where the book lacks a little is the repetitiveness of the point that Kate was in danger, this took away from the thriller aspect and made the story drag. Nearing the third and final part of the book the story picks up and ends well. Terry's most redeeming quality is his the characters he creates that anyone reading will get attached to. If he plans on making this a series I would read the next one for the characters alone. Maybe he will work on his suspense building without being repetitious while strengthening his plot to truly captivate his audience. I would recommend this book for the characters and tell you to buy the whole Sword of Truth series because they are the best in that genre!

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