Reviews from readers . . . “Enjoyable read. The plot was well crafted
and kept the reader turning the pages. As a cruise addict
myself, I shall forever more be looking over my shoulder.”
Paul O. Hot Springs
“Loved the book . . . Couldn’t put it down.” Karen P. Magnolia
“A quick read with many exciting turns, all unexpected. Well written with colorful grammar.
Characters were believable and intelligent.” Anonymous at Barnes & Noble
“I ordered the book and was thrilled from cover to cover. I really enjoy the style of writing you do and have also read ‘The Cruising Black Widow.’ The suspense was great during the whole book. (Both books)” Clifton G. Brownsville, TX
Comments from the proof reader . . . “I got so caught up in the story, I forgot I was proof reading and had to read it a second time.”
A FIVE STAR REVIEW by Nick Wale . . .
“Fess is a writer I could read again and again—simply because his style is classy, bright and interesting—why aren’t more writers working in this style? The Cruising Serial Killer takes us on a voyage of murder and suspense—a serial killer stalking the Caribbean is at play and only a writer of Michael Fess’ standard could pull this off without making this into a cheap 70s style movie—the kind of which you normally see on afternoon television every day.
Fess writes with immense feel for dialogue, character development and plot. He has a way of making you part of the story, and I cannot tell you how much I enjoyed the ending—a really satisfying ending comes with this book.
Yes, this is a story that you will enjoy—yes, this is a writer who has far more than a modicum of talent—yes, I want you to buy this and tell me if you disagree—no, I don’t have any major concerns about editing and Fess can punctuate just fine.
Don’t worry about looking for mistakes in the work—just worry about the fact you are missing out on a great story AND you need to get yourself in on this writer before the world discovers him. If you don’t come away wondering how the hell you missed this book before, you didn’t read it properly.”
A New Five-star Review posted on WordPress on September 4, 2015
The Cruising Serial Killer by Michael Don Fess is the most intriguing thriller I have read. There’s so much mystery about how people who board the cruise ship yet never leave, end up missing. Cases upon cases of more tourists gone missing piled high on the desk of one man. The news of it all can’t leak out to the press and to the public, for if it did, the cruise ships would no longer be in business. Business life without them would destroy the other businesses that rely on the tourism brought on by these ships.
There’s nothing more terrifying than a killer who takes on a new profile. Changing into the victim’s profile keeps the killer on the move killing even more people. Miami Police, Florida’s top Security, the FBI and a detective are all on the chase of one seriously smart serial killer. Will they catch him and what happens if they do?
Michael Don Fess has masterfully woven together a fast-paced criminal unlike any other. A man who cleverly disguises himself out of reach and always a step ahead. Then there’s the latest edge of your seat technology and the killer’s ability in avoiding the cruise line’s cameras. So many what-ifs that will leave readers lured in deeply trying to guess what happens next.
Brilliantly well written with characters whose personalities make for an interesting read. Each character differs from the other in ways that help make this a perfect read. I loved reading this story and following each of the characters on a wild goose chase for a killer hidden in plain sight.
I highly recommend this novel to all. The Cruising Serial Killer is a must read. Michael Don Fess has given this stunning novel action, suspense, and danger. Everything that will keep readers reading for a long time.
Overall, I rate it a five out of five stars. No Name Given
New Review May 31, 2016
Just finished your book, “The Cruising Serial Killer.” I have been reading books every night for 40 plus years, novels, fiction, terrorist episodes, etc. with many of the authors listed on the New York Times “Best Seller List.”
So . . . I think I have gained a pretty good insight into just what composes a good book, entertaining, clever plots, great characters, etc.
I say without reservation that “The Cruising Serial Killer,” is right up there with the other good editions. I compliment you on the main plot, sub-plots, clever innovations, exceptional knowledge of arcane computer capabilities and all the other factors needed for ultimate success.
In my humble opinion, this story would make a great movie. John N.—Little Rock,
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A fast paced novel about a clever serial killer who preys on unsuspecting men throughout the Caribbean. He is able to elude the security systems on cruise ships while enjoying the on-board hospitality.
He always seems to remain one step ahead of authorities who are using cutting edge technology to try to catch him. Follow the twists and turns of a contemporary crook as he constantly baffles the police and the cruise ship industry.
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