Instead of an amoral or detached/closed off serial killer/spy we have a central character who is painfully aware of his own weakness and need for connection. An entertaining and enjoyable read from a favorite author. Great for beach or vacation reading.
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Another dark and morally ambivalent thriller from Kevin Wignall. But this time instead of a hitman the main character is a wealthy investor (slash money launderer) who caters to darker side of international finance.
An intelligent espionage thriller that explores the complex nature of loyalty, patriotism and love amongst other things. Although, it is not really a typical thriller until the later part of the book. But at the heart of the story is the challenge and impact of secrets which grows out of espionage and an attempt to escape from it.
A Death in Sweden is a quick and entertaining read. With a nice blend of tension, mystery, action and, yes, a little romance. It isn't really an action thriller and not your typical spy thriller either. It felt to me more like a mystery with espionage and action elements.
Kevin Wignall: The writers who influenced me
The marketing team behind Kevin Wignall’s latest thriller, Who is Conrad Hirst?, did him a bit of a disservice by linking Hirst to Jason Bourne. Sure both Bourne and Hirst are violent hit-men with identity problems but that is really where the comparisons end. As a number of reviewers have pointed out, the style here is not that of Ludlum. Wignall is more about psychology than action and more literary noir than airport paperback. But to be honest, publishers – and...