[PDF/EBOOK] Frantic By Katherine Howell AUTHOR Katherine Howell


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  • Frantic By Katherine Howell
  • Katherine Howell
  • English
  • 07 August 2019
  • 9781740939935

10 thoughts on “Frantic By Katherine Howell

  1. says:

    As always I'm coming across great books I otherwise wouldn't have known about through Goodreads particularly my Aussie Readers group many thanks to all my friends that wrote glowing reviews for this book They we

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    FRANTIC doesn't even begin to describe the pace of this book Wowza I simply could not read the words or turn the pages any faster This is my first book by Katherine Howell but it will definitely not be the last I would read the next two books in this series back to back with this one if I didn't have other chal

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    Sophie Phillips is a paramedic and her husband Chris is a police officer They both lead extremely busy lives and a lot of times Soph

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    SynopsisblurbIn one terrible moment paramedic Sophie Phillips’ life is ripped apart – her police officer hus

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    Sophie Phillips is a paramedic her husband Chris is a police officer and they have a beautiful son ten month old Lachlan Together with Mick her partner they do the night shift around Sydney covering the Rocks the

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    This is probably a 35 than a 3 but not uite a 4 for reasons explained at endNot having read a lot of Australian crime fict

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    I recently joined the Aussie Readers Group here on Goodreads and came across Katherine Howell the author when I

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    I read this fantastic book in two days apologies to Katherine for not updating this sooner Full book review to come Suffice to say as a suspense story it's got the reader hook line and sinker FULL REVIEWAt a recent Gold Coast Writers meeting

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    Stupid people did stupid things to other stupid people and she had to sort it out and clean it upThe action moves uickly in this book told in alternating story lines from a paramedic's viewpoint Sophie Phillips a detective's Ella MarconiSophie her partner are called to deliver a premature baby and the stress level increases when

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    Complex plotting and great pacing makes this a gripping read Paramedic Sophie Phillips' life is shattered when her husband is shot and her ten month old baby Lachlan is snatched Cool headed Detective Ella Marconi tries to unravel the complex clues while Sophie hatches her own plans to find the culprit certain she knows who took Lachlan and why Her husband Chris has his own theories—vastly different from Sophie’s—but afrai

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Frantic By Katherine Howell

N but Sophie believes the attack is much personal – and the perpetrator far dangerousWhile Chris is in hospital and the police led by Detective Ella Marconi mobilise to find their colleague's child Sophie's desperation compels her to search for Lachlan hersel Sophie Phillips is a paramedic her husband Chris is a police officer and they have a beautiful son ten month old Lachlan Together with Mick her partner they do the night shift around Sydney covering the Rocks the uay and But things haven t been going too well with Sophie and Chris ever since he was attacked a couple of months ago while apprehending a suspect with his partner Angus He appears extremely stressed and they suspect PTSD but when Sophie and Chris mother Gloria suggest he sees a counsellor he insists he s alrightThere have been a series of robberies and it appears the gang might have rogue police members When a security guard is gunned down in the latest robbery Sophie and Mick arrive on scene to find Chris and Angus doing CPR When he dies and Chris is overly distraught things get complicatedSuddenly in one terrible instance Chris is shot and fighting for his life and Lachlan is missing abducted from his cot Sophie is traumatised blaming herself and when Detective Ella Marconi appears on the scene along with a police task force Sophie decides to search for Lachlan herself She can t sit back waiting for the police it might be too lateWhen Sophie enlists Angus help in searching for Lachlan he is compassionate and caring lending his support to anything she wants to do Detective Marconi doesn t agree with what Sophie is doing but she understands and while she s not doing anything wrong she lets her goBut suddenly things go from bad to worse Is Sophie endangering herself and Chris is Lachlan still alive Will Ella and her task force be able to save the family from an even greater tragedyA brilliant debut novel from Katherine Howell herself a paramedic I will be reading much about Detective Ella Marconi

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F She enlists her husband's partner Angus Arendson in the hunt for her son but will the history they share prove harmful to Sophie's ability to complete her missionAnd could one dangerous decision cause Sophie to ultimately lose everything important in her life I read this fantastic book in two days apologies to Katherine for not updating this sooner Full book review to come Suffice to say as a suspense story it s got the reader hook line and sinker FULL REVIEWAt a recent Gold Coast Writers meeting Katherine explained that she had taken six years to write her first novel only to have it rejected When she got it back she researched the best ways to make a reader get involved with the story was to create suspense and make the reader care what happened to the main characters She re wrote the book and this is the nail biting resultSophie Phillips is an ambulance driver and her husband Chris is a policeman they have a beautiful baby son Lachlan Sophie is riddled with guilt about a dalliance with her husband s partner Angus Arendson Suddenly her world is turned upside down Chris is shot on their front doorstep and Lachlan is abducted Her maternal instinct goes into overdrive when she sets out to search for her son While Chris is still in hospital she enlists Angus help to find her son The police mobilise to find the baby led by Detective Ella Marconi who is a career cop and determined to find Lachlan Is Chris a bent cop Or is he an informant leaking the members of the corrupt police gang that have been on a free for all run of bank hold ups Sophie doesn t think so and is driven to extremes with the aid of Angus taking measures into her own hands The reader does care about Sophie and Chris and discover the reasons behind all that has happened is very close to home I read this book so uickly I put it in Goodreads as a book I was reading and finished it next day as a page turner this fits the bill Katherine learned by her research and drew on her own experience in the ambulance service to make this crime thriller a stunning read This is the first of five crime mysteries that Katherine has produced All are well worth getting a hold of to enjoy the roller coaster ride she takes the reader onThe front cover byline by Sydney Morning Herald sums it up An adrenaline rush of a thrillera book you don t so much as read as devour Merged reviewKatherine explained at a writers meeting I attended that she had taken six years to write her first novel only to have it rejected When she got it back she researched the best ways to make a reader get involved with the story was to create suspense and make the reader care what happened to the main characters She re wrote the book and this is the nail biting resultSophie Phillips is an ambulance driver and her husband Chris is a policeman they have a beautiful baby son Lachlan Sophie is riddled with guilt about a dalliance with her husband s partner Angus Arendson Suddenly her world is turned upside down Chris is shot on their front doorstep and Lachlan is abducted Her maternal instinct goes into overdrive when she sets out to search for her son While Chris is still in hospital she enlists Angus help to find her son The police mobilise to find the baby led by Detective Ella Marconi who is a career cop and determined to find Lachlan Is Chris a bent cop Or is he an informant leaking the members of the corrupt police gang that have been on a free for all run of bank hold ups Sophie doesn t think so and is driven to extremes with the aid of Angus taking measures into her own hands The reader does care about Sophie and Chris and discover the reasons behind all that has happened is very close to home I read this book so uickly I put it in Goodreads as a book I was reading and finished it next day as a page turner this fits the bill Katherine learned by her research and drew on her own experience in the ambulance service to make this crime thriller a stunning read This is the first of five crime mysteries that Katherine has produced All are well worth getting a hold of to enjoy the roller coaster ride she takes the reader onThe front cover byline by Sydney Morning Herald sums it up An adrenaline rush of a thrillera book you don t so much as read as devour

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In one terrible moment paramedic Sophie Phillips’ life is ripped apart – her police officer husband Chris is shot on their doorstep and their ten month old son Lachlan is abducted from his bed Suspicion surrounds Chris as he is tainted with police corruptio As always I m coming across great books I otherwise wouldn t have known about through Goodreads particularly my Aussie Readers group many thanks to all my friends that wrote glowing reviews for this book They were all five stars by the way Being number one in the series I reuested my library add it to their catalogue as they had every other book in the series bar this one so they happily ordered it uickly for me I love reading a lovely crisp new copy I think this is a great asset to my library in Western Sydney I hope many other readers discover this seriesThis book was great it was a really nice change reading about a venue so close to home and as the author was a paramedic she is mentioning streets and suburbs so closely I felt like I was there Katherine Howell writes in an engaging and easy to read style and this was a book I wanted to continue reading the entire time Twists and turns were keeping me guessing and all characters were developed extremely well I love when you have the feeling of knowing them all this really was well doneElla Marconi is a detective leading this case that involves police corruption and a mother Sophie hell bent on solving the abduction of her ten month old baby Sophie is a paramedic and it really is interesting reading when you know the author is writing about what she knows This is also evident in the Police content as well Human relationships are not always straight forward nor is married life and this book covers all aspects realistically Ella will be an interesting character to get to know I m looking forward to slowly making my way through the series only because I have a crazy amount of books on my shelf so alas it will take me some time Get to this series you ll be happy with your decision if you do


About the Author: Katherine Howell

Katherine Howell worked as a paramedic for fifteen years while completing her Bachelor and Masters degrees in creative writing Her first novel Frantic was published in 2007 by Pan Macmillan and set a paramedic alongside Sydney police detective Ella Marconi in 'an adrenaline rush of a thriller' Sydney Morning Herald It won the 2008 Davitt award for best crime fiction Her second book The Dar