Review: The Last Witness by K. J. Parker
4.5 Stars , Reviews / October 1, 2015

The Last Witness by K. J. Parker is dark and deceitful, yet addictive novella. These two aspects are spun together for a truly fascinating story and one hell of a protagonist that you might not like, but you can’t help but want to know more about.  It’s a book that doesn’t shy away from the darker side of humanity, it actually relishes in it. I’ve only read one other book by Parker, but I feel this story was every bit as intriguing as The Folding Knife and has reinforced my need to read more by the author. While I loved The Folding Knife (review), I have been a bit embarrassed that I have not read another book by Parker. When I read this description, and then saw the cover, it jumped to my Must Read list. I mean really, in that cover, you can’t help but wonder if she is going to kiss the guy, or if she is going to stab him, or maybe both? And with limited exposure I have had to Parker, it wouldn’t surprise me if it were both. Regardless, I had to read it to find out. The narrator has the unique ability to enter someone’s mind and…