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This Fallen Prey: 04/24/18

This Fallen Prey

This Fallen Prey by Kelley Armstrong is the third of the Rockton books. As Casey is helping bury the winter dead in a mass unmarked grave an unscheduled plane approaches the airstrip. Expecting that it's a lost pilot they go to scare them off. Instead, they're handed a prisoner whom they are told is a sociopathic serial killer.

The prisoner they learn is a guy named Brady and they are given conflicting stories as to what exactly he did. He either killed a bunch of people in Georgia or he shot a bunch of people in California. For reasons unknown to anyone is why he's been schlepped all the way up to a hidden village in the Yukon. Trust me, there are plenty out of the way places within the United States and its territories to dump a prisoner of have a hidden, off the grid town.

Like clockwork things start going to shit. That's the biggest drawback for me with this series. By this third volume the timing and types of events can be predicted. I even managed to predict who would be behind them.

Sometimes this predictability makes a book or a series fun. It doesn't for this series — at least not for me. Casey and the others in this town are all dumber than sticks. Even though they all seem to be criminals in hiding, they all seem to be repeatedly surprised by this fact. Even after repeated incidents of betrayal, coming roughly every four to six months, they're still always SHOCKED that it could happen in their nice little hideaway.

I don't know if there are more books planned in this series or not. Regardless, I'm done with Rockton.

Two stars

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