Hades by Candice Fox

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Read Hades Online Free - “Compelling . . . A chilling read.” —Sydney Morning Herald
Twenty years ago, two children were kidnapped and left for dead.
Raised by a master criminal, they grew up to become cops. Very unusual cops . . .

Homicide detective Frank Bennett has an intriguing new partner. Dark, beautiful, coldly efficient, Eden Archer is one of the most enigmatic colleagues Frank has ever worked with—that includes her brother Eric, who’s also on the Sydney Metro police force. All of them are tested to the core when a local man discovers a graveyard of large steel toolboxes lying at the bottom of the harbor. Each box contains a grisly trove of human body parts.

For Frank, the madman’s clues are a tantalizing puzzle. For Eden and Eric, the case holds chilling links to a scarred childhood—and a murderous mentor named Hades. But the true evil goes beyond the bloody handiwork of a serial killer…

Title : Hades
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ISBN : 1617734411
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 309 pages


Paromjit rated it ★★★★★

August 29, 2017

Antiheroes dominate this gripping thriller, the first in the Archer and Bennet series by Candice Fox, set in Sydney, Australia. Hades, like the Greek god of mythology, is the Lord of the Underworld. He owns and runs a tip in Utulla, a fixer for the criminal underbelly of Sydney, with a fearsome r...

Sue rated it ★★★★☆

December 05, 2016

“Hades” is the debut novel by Australian author, Candice Fox. This is a dark psychological thriller, a crime thriller that is not for the faint hearted, dark, chilling and brutal. I thoroughly enjoyed it, the twists and turns were surprising and kept me guessing the whole way through. Hades Archer...

Suzanne rated it ★★★★★

December 06, 2015

Outstanding debut novel from Candice Fox. As interesting as her writing was, she is equally so, with a military career at the early age of 18, that apparently wasn't for her. I think this author might have many stories up her sleeve! Set locally, from Camden to the city, via Kurrajong and Maroubra...

Phrynne rated it ★★★★☆

July 07, 2016

I am giving this one 4 stars although it is really more like 3.5. I agree with all the reviews I have read that it is certainly well written and that it is gripping and exciting and very readable. However it is also unrealistic and way over the top. Of course that does not necessarily matter in a...

Elaine rated it ★★★★☆

March 29, 2015

I am giving this read 3.5 out of 5 stars, but that doesn’t mean that I didn’t like it – I did, but I did have issues with part of it. It is an Australian novel which introduces a new police partnership – Frank Bennett and Eden Archer. It is a police crime thriller that is a little bit different t...

Sharon rated it ★★★★★

February 28, 2014

Hades Archer is called Lord of the Underworld. He lives in a junkyard in Sydney which contains twisted sculptures that he has made from scrap. Hades is the man you go to if you want to arrange to dispose of anything including bodies. One night someone comes to him who wants to dispose of two smal...

Candace rated it ★★★★★

November 17, 2017

Hades, Eric, Eden, Frank and Jason. All of these characters play a part in this novel. Hades is the fixer. The one who hides the bodies, yet he is also a father figure to Eric and Eden. Eric and Eden, child survivors from a gang of criminals gone wrong. They witnessed the death of their parents. N...

Brenda rated it ★★★★★

December 27, 2013

Hades Archer had his home in the most unusual of places – the junkyard was where he spent his days, and his nights. He controlled his men with an iron fist, whilst finding a peace and calm in sculpting the trash into treasure. His night time deeds were of a different nature; many things were brou...

Purple Country rated it ★★★★☆

March 20, 2017

3.5 - 3.75 I was very intrigued when I read the description for Hades. It’s a police procedural set in Australia that is based around three detectives. Two are a brother and sister - Eden and Eric Archer - who were raised by a murderer. Apparently, this rather unorthodox upbringing has installed i...

Matt rated it ★★★★☆

September 25, 2016

Candice Fox marches onto the scene and makes an instant name for herself with an Australian police procedural with a significant twist. Frank Bennett is the new man on the Homicide Squad, a recent transfer with a list of less than stellar items from his past. When paired with the independent Eden...

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