The Career Killer by Ali Gunn (DCI Mabey 1)
Books / November 19, 2019

When young women are clinically executed and posed in tourist hotspots around London without a single witness, the case ought to go to a detective with decades of experience investigating serial murder. Instead, newbie DCI Elsie Mabey lands the case, bringing with her a ragtag team of misfits and rejects. Rather than the Met’s finest, they’re the “not quite fired” of London policing. She faces an impossible task: finding an invisible killer while fighting her own invisible illness. Review Thanks to Ali Gunn for my Copy of her debut novel and first in a new series, The Career Killer, Introducing DCI Mabey and her ragtag team including DS Knox and DI Stryker. Recently promoted, and accused of only getting the job because of her father, notorious ex police himself, DCI Elsie Mabey takes control of a new team, of other cops who have had some troubles in their past. Tasked with a case that appears to be a serial killer, when women’s bodies are turning up, dressed up and posed like dolls or mannequins. A real solid and confidently written story ensues, well paced, this is a proper murder mystery, almost an old school police procedural but Ali Gunn has…