The Whisper Man

The Whisper Man Review

In this dark, suspenseful thriller, Alex North weaves a multi-generational tale of a father and son caught in the crosshairs of an investigation to catch a serial killer preying on a small town.

After the sudden death of his wife, Tom Kennedy believes a fresh start will help him and his young son Jake heal. A new beginning, a new house, a new town. Featherbank.

But the town has a dark past. Twenty years ago, a serial killer abducted and murdered five residents. Until Frank Carter was finally caught, he was nicknamed "The Whisper Man," for he would lure his victims out by whispering at their windows at night.

Just as Tom and Jake settle into their new home, a young boy vanishes. His disappearance bears an unnerving resemblance to Frank Carter's crimes, reigniting old rumors that he preyed with an accomplice. Now, detectives Amanda Beck and Pete Willis must find the boy before it is too late, even if that means Pete has to revisit his great foe in prison: The Whisper Man.

And then Jake begins acting strangely. He hears a whispering at his window...

Title:The Whisper Man
Edition Language:English

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  • Miranda Reads

    I have read my way through 315 books to bring you my Top 10 Books of the Year (video) .Now you know that this one made the cut, check out my video review to see the others! It's not going to ...

  • Paromjit

    This is Alex North's crime debut and what a impressive debut it is. It drips with atmosphere, a disturbing story of The Whisper Man, who over 20 years ago kidnapped and murdered 5 local boys in the sm...

  • Chelsea Humphrey

    BOTM AUGUST PICK!The Whisper Man is one of those reads that I didn't even slow down to take notes or mark quotes for my review; I blew through at record speed, finishing this one within a single sitti...

  • Chaima ? ?????

    The experience of reading this book is like falling asleep in the passenger seat of a car and startling awake with a shuddering jolt of fear, a cold window pressing hard against your cheek, a cool pri...

  • Maureen

    The Whisper Man is Alex North’s debut thriller, and what an absolutely riveting read it is!It’s some twenty years since Frank Carter began a life sentence for the abduction and murder of five litt...

  • Mary Beth *Traveling Sister*

    Five Creepy Spooky Stars'If you leave a door half open, you'll hear the whisper spoken.If you play outside alone soon you won 't be going home. If your Windows left unlatched, you'll hear him tapping ...

  • Nilufer Ozmekik

    Five- this book turned me into creepy paranoid who is afraid of her own shadow, leave the lights on before sleeping, scream as soon as hearing any approaching footsteps inside the house, wow actually ...

  • Will Byrnes

    If you leave a door half open, soon you’ll hear the whispers spoken.If you play outside alone, soon you won’t be going home.If your window’s left unlatched, you’ll hear him tapping at the gla...

  • Debra

    4.5 starsShh can you hear that?Tom Kennedy is looking to make a new start. His wife died and he and his son, Jack, have moved into a new home in a new town in hopes of doing just that. Tom is not awar...

  • Peter

    StalkingAlex North’s debut, The Whisper Man is an outstanding thriller and one of the best crime novels I’ve read this year. In tones similar to Stephen King, he ramps up compelling suspense with ...