I loved the creativity that has gone into this novel; the research. It is set in a fictional city, and the vividness of it was fantastic. The characters are the same, jumping off the page. They were most definitely not one-dimensional, and I thought their dialogue was crisp and well-written. The storyline was fast-paced and gripping, racing the reader through a plot that is somewhere between the supernatural and a thriller. The twists and turns kept me riveted, and I couldn't put the book down until I had discovered the identity of the Vigilare! The characters had to be my favourite of the whole book though, as there were so many different personalities floating across the pages-but Ms James didn't overload them, at the same time. There were certain scenes in the book that couldn't be viewed as shocking, but Ms James has written them with care and tact, rather than simply thrusting their shock value in your face.
I would say that for me personally, there aren't any. The only thing I would point out is some sensitive parts of the book-but then I would say don't read it unless you are happy to read an adult book.
This is a sexy, fast-paced, relentless, well-crafted thriller, and I look forward to seeing what else Ms James will offer us. It was an exciting book to read, and I couldn't put it down-almost to the detriment of the dinner! It was action-packed with more thoughtful parts, and I would recommend this book to anyone who wants to read a thriller with a surprising twist.
I give this book.....5/5 Stars!