Seth discovered his talent for killing when he was a teenager. He enjoyed the gruesome act and found an unmatched thrill in murder. As he grew older, his emotions while killing turned from thrilling excitement to a definite purpose. That all changes when beautiful Rachel moves into the house next door. Rachel becomes so important to Seth that he considers her his best friend. Her presence in Seth’s life makes him forget the urge to kill. But when his best friend dies in a plane crash piloted by her husband — a crash that kills most of her family — Seth is all alone. Another tragedy strikes when a second plane crash kills Rachel's daughter, and Seth's urge to kill reawakens. He becomes determined to extract the truth behind the mysterious deaths and get vengeance for anyone involved.
Retribution by TK Walls is a thrilling murder mystery that takes readers along an unforgettable path, following a sociopath who struggles to put meaning into his irresistible urge to kill. The novel is cunningly plotted and readers will adore the way the author writes the inner world of the characters, crafting inner dialogues that are compelling. The book's protagonist, Seth, is an extremely intriguing character and a perfect portrait of a sociopath. As he looks for the reason behind his best friend and her family's murder, he comes across realities that will bring back his homicidal desires. It is an enthralling read that will keep the audience on the edge of their seats with beautifully written relationships characters that are not just compelling but multilayered.
This novel deals with themes of family, love, murder, and our motivations for our actions in life. Walls build the suspense in the book with ingenuity and writes dialogues that are exciting. It is a first-rate, entertainingly serpentine, and twisty thriller that will keep readers turning the pages.