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Disappointing and predictable.
on 19 July 2013
I selected this kindle book based on previous reviews and the more I think about the book having finished it, then the more I'm disappointed with it. It starts off very well with the basis of a good story and it is simple page turner that you are not going to put down often or give up on. However, the writing style is poor, the characterisation is woeful, when it is set is unclear, and the climatic ending a damp squid.
The main character has no depth - there is nothing that makes you the reader believe he is an accomplished or credible DI. His pointless sidekick, who offers no real insight into the mind of the bad guy, is nothing more than the token love interest and the character of Gary just descends into a farce.
The most annoying thing for me is the lack of modern context. You could simply read a screenplay from a 1970's episode of the Sweeney.
If you you are looking for a Kindle freebie then read Gray Justice - far better.