The Vault
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The Vault


VAULT: A large room or chamber used for storage of valuables, especially an underground one…

In the unrelenting heat of the Toronto summer, a fire at a land-fill site uncovers the remains of a local prostitute. But the post-mortem reveals disturbing details – the body has been preserved and is not who or what it seems.

DI Eleanor Raven is back on duty six months after barely surviving being kidnapped and tortured by a depraved serial killer. Work is her sanctuary but she’s carrying deep scars – mental as well as physical. Where do you go when the place you feel safest is also the place where you are most at risk?

As Eleanor battles her own demons, it looks as though a killer in the city is making a gruesome human collection. And Eleanor’s fight to save the last victim of the Collector becomes a battle to save herself.

Title:The Vault
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:288 pages

    The Vault Reviews

  • Maxine (Booklover Catlady)
    Jul 04, 2015

    I loved this book! I'm keen to read the first in this series. Karen Long is a crime author to watch for sure. I'd read anything she writes.I'm a huge crime fan. Love a big bad serial killer. Love kill...

  • Linda Strong
    Jul 08, 2015

    D.I. Eleanor Raven is back following a horrific attack by a serial killer (SAFE WORD). She is reunited with her new partner, Detective Laurence Whitefoot, as well as her old partner, Mo.When skeletal ...

  • Sandy *The world could end while I was reading and I would never notice*
    Feb 07, 2015

    At first I thought I had read this book as there was something eerily familiar in the plot. But I checked, and I have never read anything from this author previously. So it is just incredibly similar ...

  • Gary
    Jul 26, 2015

    I received this book off Net Galley / Lawsome books in exchange for a honest review. I had never heard of this author previously but I was intrigued by the write up for this novel and decided to read ...

  • Erin
    Jul 06, 2015

    ARC for review. Decided to give DI Eleanor Raven one more go.....I suppose that Long decided to spend book one introducing us to DI Raven and her partner Laurence Whitefoot without giving us much of a...

  • Terri Wino
    Jul 20, 2015

    I feel like I got to know Eleanor a little better in this second book in the series. I hope in the next book she can grow and overcome some of her issues; I feel that if she let Laurence in they would...

  • Sam
    Jan 31, 2015

    I love discovering new crime series especially when they feature strong female detectives so I was really pleased to be invited to take part in Karen Long's blog tour for her latest book The Vault. A ...

  • Dani
    Jan 26, 2015

    Read the full review and more like this at: Polkadot's Book Blog"You were killed in that warehouse Detective Inspector Raven. Lee Hughes murdered you."I was so excited for this book because The Safe W...

  • Kirsty
    Aug 04, 2015

    I received a copy of this book from the publisher via Netgalley in return for an honest review. I would actually have rated this book 4.5 stars if we could give half stars.This book is the second book...

  • Elisa
    Jul 08, 2015

    I received a free copy from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. Thank you, Lawsome Books!A great second book in this new series, The Vault fixes all the issues that I found with the first volu...

About Karen Long

Karen  Long

Karen Long was born and raised in the English Midlands, read English Literature and Drama at Bangor University and later on studied Neurobiology with the Open University. She began her working life as a secondary school teacher but took up full time writing ten years ago. She has written numerous screenplays and has is due to publish her third novel in the ‘Eleanor Raven’ series , The Cold Room in