The Proving

The Proving Edgar Lamp is not your garden variety mass murderer Like most serial killers he isn t too fond of other people What sets Lamp apart is his technique he has a unique way of separating his victims from

  • Title: The Proving
  • Author: Tom Szollosi
  • ISBN: 2940011448553
  • Page: 182
  • Format: Nook
  • Edgar Lamp is not your garden variety mass murderer Like most serial killers, he isn t too fond of other people What sets Lamp apart is his technique he has a unique way of separating his victims from their internal organs Call it his signature Lieutenant Husky Martin, LAPD Homicide, is the one who finally apprehends Edgar Lamp The only thing left to do is ship him bEdgar Lamp is not your garden variety mass murderer Like most serial killers, he isn t too fond of other people What sets Lamp apart is his technique he has a unique way of separating his victims from their internal organs Call it his signature Lieutenant Husky Martin, LAPD Homicide, is the one who finally apprehends Edgar Lamp The only thing left to do is ship him back to Texas for trial But Lamp is not the type to go quietly, as his unfortunate escorts find out Now Martin has to go after him again and this time, Lamp is after him, too Martin likes to work alone but he does have a partner of sorts on the Lamp case Garth Cheesbro, an old college friend who has chosen a sensible career He is a writer His latest subject is Edgar Lamp.The List of Lamp s victims is growing fast, and the story one eyewitness tells is almost too bizarre to believe Almost, until Lamp pulls off his pet project he calls it Multiple Grandmas After Lieutenant Martin sees the bodies he realizes his enemy isn t just savage he s downright eerie But Lamp understands it all His ability to kill is his miracle He remembers the words of his hated grandfather, the religious fanatic The whole world wants a miracle, the old man used to say, and the miracle is in The Proving Edgar Lamp believes he has a lot of Proving to do.

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    1. Stephen King your heart out! This book had me hooked from the first page. I loved the imagination and creativity used in creating the villain and the cunningness of the hero. The whole way through you felt a part of the story because you get wrapped up in the characters and who they are. I especially loved the fact that it doesn't end how you might expect. What's better than a surprise ending? A surprise ending that will have you jumping up from your seat on the Metro, fist pumping, screaming "h [...]

    2. More of an action/thriller than an out and out horror novel. Husky Martin, hard nose homicide cop is up against Edgar Lamp, a man with special abilities to kill. Caught once, Lamp escapes and holes up with a Latino street gang. The cat and mouse game brings in Edgar's Grandma and a chase from LA to Texas. A wonderfully exciting book. Very recommended.

    3. Here's another book by Thomas (Tom) Szollosi and here I am asking again: why hasn't this been made into a movie? (Hello, Hollywood! Jeffrey Dean Morgan to play Husky Martin, please!) I'm also going to hope Tom has plans to make this into a series because Husky Martin is a great character and I'd hate to see him begin and end in just one reading. Besides, the ending of this book just sits up and begs for a followup sequel.I want to know how much time Szollosi's spent driving around Los Angeles. I [...]

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