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10 of 12 people found the following review helpful
on 22 February 2006
I`ve enjoyed all of Val McDermid`s thrillers, and so I was really looking forwards to this latest book from her. Unfortunately, it was a huge let down. In fact, and this is something that I almost find unbelievable of a Val McDermid book, I couldn`t find the enthusiasm to finish it.
The characters were not only uninteresting, but also unlikeable, and the plot was far too slow. The book centres around the main character`s search for a lost Wordsworth poem. It was impossible to share her interest in this!
I recently read, and thoroughly enjoyed the Peter James book, "Dead Simple", which was gripping from page one. In comparison, 140+ pages into this book, there was nothing to hold my interest.