The Faces of God

Mallock (Author) Tina Kover (Translator)
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Description

A Paris police detective is haunted by a murderous evil in this chillingly macabre mystery.

Murder and depravity are Police Commissioner Amédée Mallock's daily bread. As far as he is concerned, mankind has been thoroughly abandoned by God, and the visions that haunt him do nothing to disabuse him of this notion. But nothing he has encountered has prepared him for the sudden appearance of a serial killer dubbed "the Makeup Artist." The bodies of the killer's first victims, found in four separate neighborhoods of Paris, are monstrous works of art, demented expressions of corrupted piety. These crimes are unprecedented in their ferocity and their intricacy--and the deeper Mallock investigates, the greater the mysteries and the enigmas. Foremost among them: is a solution to a series of crimes behind which the devil himself seems to lurk even conceivable?
A blend of noir mystery, horror, and theological thriller, The Faces of God is ideal for fans of dark, atmospheric crime fiction.

Product Details

Price
$18.00  $16.56
Publisher
Europa Editions
Publish Date
March 03, 2015
Pages
304
Dimensions
5.3 X 1.0 X 8.2 inches | 0.85 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781609452506

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About the Author

Jean-Denis Bruet-Ferreol, who writes under the pseudonym Mallock, was born in Neuilly-sur-Seine in 1951. He is not only an author, but also a painter, photographer, designer, inventor, artistic director, and composer. Since 2000, he has dedicated himself to digital painting and crime novels.

Reviews

A real page-turner and a fascinating mystery. Tom Johnson, "Detective Mystery Stories"
A gripping and surprising historical mystery in which knowing who committed the murder is only the beginning. "Shelf Awareness"
A fantastic slice of noir packed with Dominican history and scenery, multilayered characters, and wrapped up in a thrilling mystery that makes for a perfect spring read. "Akashic Books "
Fantastic builds with steady confidence to a genuinely startling series of conclusions that will have readers clinging to and believing in Mallock. "Open Letters Monthly""
"A real page-turner...and a fascinating mystery."--Tom Johnson, Detective Mystery Stories

"A gripping and surprising historical mystery in which knowing who committed the murder is only the beginning."--Shelf Awareness

"A fantastic slice of noir packed with Dominican history and scenery, multilayered characters, and wrapped up in a thrilling mystery that makes for a perfect spring read."--Akashic Books

"Fantastic...builds with steady confidence to a genuinely startling series of conclusions that will have readers clinging to and believing in Mallock."--Open Letters Monthly