Underwater railways, impossible corpses, and mysterious bones it was no wonder that it was said that all the weird cases went to Weiss.
Detective Weiss and his partner Prem Joshi return in Requiem For Noah, book two in the Requiem Series for another hair-raising adventure.
Something ominous lurks in the shadows and only the daughter of deceased author A.L. Rouhl can help. But, Carly Rouhl has her own terror to deal with, haunted by visions that have her shaken and confused. The evil that haunts Carly’s dreams is coming for Weiss.
Detective Weiss must race to solve a mystery and save a family from the evil that is circling. Can they put the pieces together in time? Will Carly be able to shake her own demons and warn the detective? And, even if she can, will he believe her?
Requiem For Noah is a self-contained thriller with a well paced plot that works perfectly as a stand-alone supernatural mystery. Although, references throughout the novel will reward readers who have already enjoyed Requiem For Thursday, book one in the sensational Requiem Series.
Plot: Cockell's plot is electrifying and riveting. It clips along at high speed, with plenty of buildup and escalating tensions until the end. The conclusion is full of surprises that readers will not anticipate.
Prose/Style: Cockell's articulate prose adds appeal to the storyline, with crisp and effective dialogue. Eilert Weiss's voice is palpable and precise.
Originality: Readers will appreciate the classical thriller elements in Requiem for Noah, but the preternatural components are distinctive and remarkable in their novelty.
Character Development/Execution: Cockell's characters will appeal to readers through their dual representation of cruelty and beneficence. Eilert Weiss will draw readers in with his dogged insistence on justice, even in the midst of intense fear, and Noah Goodwyn is a paradox of good and evil paired with understandable angst.
Blurb: A creepy thriller that will jettison readers from one tense moment to the next, with satisfying shocks around every corner.
Date Submitted: May 09, 2021
"A goosebump-producing novel that will thrill and chill everyone who relishes stories with supernatural influences." 5 Stars