Youve displeased me. You things always do. Now its time for us to part. He watched, expressionless, as the thing raised a feeble arm; then he released a handle on the winch. The thing slumped, disappeared into the foot wide gap between the walls. He turned to the pile of loose bricks, looking for his trowel... from ScarecrowWhen Danny Sanchez, a hard-bitten journalist worki...
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Scarecrow (Danny Sanchez, #1) Reviews
Scarecrow, the first novel to feature tough-as-nails journalist Danny Sanchez, is nothing less than a superb thriller, far superior to many I have experienced. The plot has many different facets to it - a sick and twisted serial killer, amazing character development and taut, fast-moving prose. Add to that a large dollop of intrigue and you've got all the ingredients for a compelling and unputdownable read. I loved how intelligent the killer was, he was smart enough to keep in the favour of some ...more
Danny Sanchez is a journalist who covers the demolition of a house in Spain. . And during this unjustified and cruel destruction of a couples home by the govt anise is discovered hidden in the wall. Sanchez recognizes something familiar between the condition of this body and something he covered in his past in England. And so begins the search for the serial killer behind these cruel and furious murders.
This is an easy and fast read which is good because I found myself reading constantly to see ...more
After reading Matthew Pritchard's Stolen Lives (a suspenseful mystery based on Spain's baby trafficking scandal), I found Kindle Unlimited offered Pritchard's Scarecrow, the first in the Danny Sanchez novels. It turned out to be a serial killer plot that was gruesome, but suspenseful.
Set in Spain and London, journalist Danny Sanchez deals with problems with his newspaper, his mother, and a breaking story concerning a body encased in the walls of a house in the process of being demolished.
In thi ...more
Danny Sanchez, a perceptive and sharp journalist is covering the story of a house which is in the process of being demolished. But when a body is found buried inside one of the walls, the simple task of writing a report turns to an investigation, which would take him back to decades earlier, to another country and to the realm of a cold-hearted and twisted serial killer.
Scarecrow, the first book in the series, is a well-written, fast paced and gruesomely engaging book. With smartly put twists ...more
A page turner! First in a new gripping thriller series:
A crime thriller from a different perspective: that of a journalist. Danny Sanchez is a young reporter with a Spanish Newspaper. He’s bilingual: English and Spanish having been brought up in England.
A mutilated body is discovered hidden in the structure of a new house. Danny covers the story and it isn’t long before Danny manages to lead the Spanish police to uncover another body similarly mutilated and hidden. Although the Spanish Police d ...more
A thoroughly enjoyable read, I loved this book, full of investigate journalism to find a story after an dead body is found in a villa that is being demolished in Spain.
Danny Sanchez is a likeable character. He has been doing a story on the villa's under threat of demolish where he lives and is there when the body is found. Furthermore, he goes on to find another body buried in a different house and informs the police. This one brings back memories from a story from earlier in his career called t ...more
First and foremost, a large thank you to Matthew Pritchard and Sapere Books for providing me with a copy of this publication, which allows me to provide you with an unbiased review.
When the publisher asked me to read this piece, I was taken in by the description provided on the dust jacket. Anything with a serial killer element is sure to bring chills up the spine and keep the reader connected throughout the journey. Danny Sanchez is a reporter for a small newspaper in a British retirement commu ...more
Scarecrow is the debut novel by Matthew Pritchard, credit where credit is due, you would never know that this is his first, a crime thriller, with a really heavy leaning on the thriller part, Scarecrow is absolutely gripping from the off through to the end, Pritchard confidently does not bother to waste time describing things down to the finest point of minute details which is my usual gripe with this kind of novel, instead using a couple of sentences to set the scene using very well written cha ...more