If you like your Police Procedural novels raw, realistic and atmospheric then you'll love this book. The scenes alternate between the bewildered officers on the case and the cold-blooded culprits in such a way that really brings home the difficulties in bringing a case home. The writing is fast-paced and straight to the point with conversations far outweighing descriptive elements. Despite this, a claustrophobic atmosphere is generated and I found it easy to picture the density of the wood and the sparse nature of the final scenes. There was sometimes a propensity to 'tell' as opposed to 'show' and at times it felt that certain elements of the police procedures and forensics were explained to the reader during conversation when in reality those involved in the conversations would have needed no such explaination. This at times, for me anyway, detracted a little from the realistic nature of many of the conversations.
Overall this book is up there with the modern day police dramas you see on television so if you like those then you'll love this book.
- Format: Kindle Edition
- File Size: 679 KB
- Print Length: 249 pages
- Publisher: BookBaby; 1 edition (31 Jan. 2013)
- Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
- Language: English
- ASIN: B00BLP0K8A
- Text-to-Speech: Enabled
- Word Wise: Enabled
- Average Customer Review: 22 customer reviews
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #652,351 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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