Title: Comes a Horseman
Author: Robert Liparulo
First published October 18, 2005
619 pages, Paperback
ISBN: 9781595542298 (ISBN10: 1595542299)
The legend of Death riding on a horse has been told for centuries, striking fear into the hearts of those who hear it. But for two FBI agents, the legend becomes all too real when they find themselves on the hunt for a killer from an ancient cult.
As they delve deeper into the investigation, they soon realize that they are not the hunters, but the hunted. With time running out, they must use all their skills to catch the killer before they become his next victims.
Will they be able to outsmart Death and his trusty steed, or will they fall prey to his merciless pursuit?
About the Author
Robert Liparulo is a successful author with several acclaimed novels under his belt. His works include Comes a Horseman, Germ, Deadfall Deadlock, The 13th Tribe, and The Judgment Stone, all of which have received positive reviews.
Additionally, his short story “Kill Zone” can be found in the anthology Thriller which was edited by James Patterson. Liparulo’s writing isn’t limited to adult fiction, as he’s also the author of the popular young adult series DREAMHOUSE KINGS.
This series includes House of Dark Shadows, Watcher in the Woods, Gatekeepers, Timescape, Whirlwind, and Frenzy. Liparulo and his family currently reside in Colorado.
Robert Liparulo’s Comes a Horseman is a thrilling novel that is sure to leave readers on the edge of their seats. As a master of the suspense genre, Liparulo creates a story that is both engaging and suspenseful from beginning to end.
The plot revolves around the life of a former secret service agent named Brady Moore. After his wife and son are killed in a car accident, Moore moves to a ranch in Montana to rebuild his life.
However, he soon discovers that his new home is a target of a dangerous cult who believes they are on a mission to save humanity. Liparulo offers a gripping and thrilling tale that is full of surprises and twists that keep the reader guessing until the very end.
The author is masterful with words, bringing vivid descriptions to the setting that create a sense of tension and unease for the reader. Alongside the plot, the characters are well-crafted and three-dimensional, making them relatable and easy to root for as they battle against the cult.
Furthermore, the character development is done exceptionally well throughout the book, making you feel like you are part of the story. In terms of flaws, there are few.
Liparulo’s writing style can be a bit dense at times; however, this is negligible considering the level of excitement and intrigue he offers throughout the book. Liparulo’s Comes a Horseman is highly recommended for readers who love suspense and intrigue.
The book does not disappoint, as it offers a page-turning experience that is both entertaining and thought-provoking. Overall, this is an excellent novel that should not be missed.
Therefore, we rate it 4/5.