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A flayed body newly promoted DI Francis Sullivan needs her help There's a serial killer at large slicing tattoos from his victims' bodies while they're still alive Marni knows the tattooi. Well If you like your crime dark and graphic then this is the book for youAs to what the book is about It does what it says on the tin There is a killer selecting people with tattoos and removing them whilst the person is still alive Gory enough for you We re not talking tiny butterflies here by the way all those chosen have some amazing body art which someone is obviously desperate to ownDI Francis Sullivan has been newly promoted at just 29 years of age His promotion has not gone down well with his colleague DS Rory Mackay who was also hoping to get the post Tensions between the two simmer with Sullivan s inexperience being an irritant to Mackay It doesn t help that their DCI is a rude ignorant brute of a man who has no time for reasoning or excuses and just wants results NowSet in Brighton the story is told from 4 perspectives Francis Rory a tattooist called Marni Mullins and an unknown voice who I took to be the killerMarni is a complex character clearly damaged by past events of which the reader is gradually made aware Divorced from fellow tattoo artist Thiery Mullins she is a respected tattoo artist in her own right She still holds a torch for her ex husband and even though she resents his interference in her life she can t uite let go It is Marni who discovers the first victim and when Francis approaches her for assistance with his enuiries into the tattooist community she is conflicted She wants to help catch the killer but doesn t want to help the police There were the inevitable eye rolls from me whenever she went off piste and ignored advice How many times do bad things happen when they do that Some people never learnThe Tattoo Thief is rather graphic than the crime thrillers I would normally choose but I really enjoyed this I can be a bit of a wuss where mutilation of bodies are concerned and there were times when I winced and had to look away at a particularly gruesome description but the story raced along at a pace and kept my interest all the way through The voice of the killer is particularly chilling as are the references to The Collector I particularly liked the interaction between Marni and Francis partly because they were so very different in personality Francis was very religious a regular church goer with family issues of his own His inexperience in dealing with suspects and witnesses meant for some clumsy interviewing which did get people s backs up including Marni s However for all her antipathy towards the police there was a connection between the two which I suspect might be explored furtherI did feel uite sorry for Francis His lack of experience made him a marked man in some uarters and some people had no hesitation in throwing him under a bus if it suited them However he had a stubborn nature and wouldn t go away uietly He wants to prove himself by solving the case any way he can In that respect he and Marni were well matchedThe Tattoo Thief was an intriguing and tension filled read from beginning to end I m interested to see how the characters of Sullivan and Mullins develop and will definitely be reading of this series Koldbrann - 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A policeman on his first murder caseA tattoo artist with a deadly secretAnd a twisted serial killer sharpening his blades to kill againWhen Brighton tattoo artist Marni Mullins discovers. This is an infinitely dark crime thriller set in Brighton in the fascinating world of tattoo artists with a macabre serial killer that takes pleasure in removing tattoos by flaying alive the murder victims The youngest DI Francis Sullivan faces hostility from his second in command the older experienced DS Rory Mackay who thinks he should have been the one promoted and from his boss DCI Martin Bradshaw disinclined to trust Sullivan s judgement whilst insisting on courses of action that do nothing to advance the investigation Experienced tattooist Marnie Mullins is not doing well in distancing herself from her ex husband Thierry and has a traumatic past history that has left her distrusting the police She is providing clients with intricate tattoos at the Brighton Tattoo Conference when she slips out to get a cup of coffee To her horror she discovers a dead body in a refuse bin and phones the police to let them know anonymouslySo begins DI Sullivan s first murder case where leads prove to be elusive and he faces intense pressure within the police team watching him waiting for him to fail and the unhelpful micromanaging tendencies of his boss Sullivan is a bright guy who tracks down Marnie a woman ambivalent about helping the police but unwavering in her commitment to help her community being targeted by a serial killer The serial killer s perspective and motivation is interspersed in the narrative along with a clearly troubled family history We are given a picture of a killer who finds it hard to control their blood lust and sees their work as a form of art Sullivan needs Marnie to understand the world of tattooists and the two find themselves working together informally as murders occur Sullivan finds that there some orders from his boss that he cannot in all conscience obey if he wants to protect the public but irrespective of all the obstacles he faces he will not stop trying to nail the killer This brings danger to him and Marnie as the determined pair get closer to the killerAlison Belsham s debut novel is a promising beginning to her career she writes a bleak disturbing gripping and gory tale of a unhinged serial killer roaming Brighton spreading fear in the community I particularly enjoyed the insights into the alternative world of tattooists and the prejudices that those who have tattoos can encounter Sullivan a committed Catholic cannot see why anyone sane should disfigure their body by having one until he has his eyes opened by Marnie If you like your crime thrillers dark brutal unsettling with plenty of blood and gore then this is a read for you Many thanks to Orion for an ARC


10 thoughts on “The Tattoo Thief

  1. says:

    This is an infinitely dark crime thriller set in Brighton in the fascinating world of tattoo artists with a macabre serial killer that takes pleasure in removing tattoos by flaying alive the murder victims The youngest DI Francis Sullivan faces hostility from his second in command the older experienced DS Rory Mackay who thinks he should have been the one promoted and from his boss DCI Martin Bradshaw disinclined to trust Sullivan's judge

  2. says:

    This book will not be for everyone it is dark disturbing and graphic If you can cope with that you will love this book Lately there have been a lot of books with such similar stories that it has been hard to tell them apart This one was absolutely an original story and one that had me hookedMarni Mullians is a tattoo expert she knows her ink as a tattoo artist in Brighton When she makes the horrifying discovery in the rubbish near her studi

  3. says:

    I received a copy of this book from Netgalley in exchange for an honest reviewA well paced whodunnit with great c

  4. says:

    he Tattoo Thief flicks between four characters Marni a tattooist Francis a DI Rory who works under Francis and the killer The killer even though we get to meet them and see inside their dark and twisted mind we don't actually know wh

  5. says:

    The Tattoo Thief is a pacy and addictive thriller that I read all in one go it is dark and uite brutal with an excellent twisty plot and some intriguing charactersI liked Marni tattoo artist who gets caught up in a serial killer case despite her best efforts to stay out of it and the mystery elements are well plotted to keep things unexpected It is gripping and often darkly violent descriptively this is not for

  6. says:

    Well If you like your crime dark and graphic then this is the book for youAs to what the book is about “It does what it says on the tin” There is a killer selecting people with tattoos and removing them – whilst the person is still alive Gory enough for you? We’re not talking tiny butterflies here by the way – all those chosen have some amazing body art which someone is obviously desperate to ownDI Fr

  7. says:

    The Tattoo Thief was a bit of a disappointment The premise is awesome Tattoos and serial killers? Sign me the f up However I couldn't help but change my mind when I was halfway thorugh it You can tell the author did her research and knew where

  8. says:

    35 stars

  9. says:

    Buzz Buzz and the tattoo machine inks another person having given their consent to the tattooist to make their mark However there is a thief about who steals tattoos off people leaving them for deadThis crime thriller is set around Brighton an

  10. says:

    WOW – This is one gory and gruesome debut and if you have a strong stomach I am pretty sure you will love this book The Tattoo Thief is the debut novel from Alison Belsham published by Trapeze and available to buy now and is the fir

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