- Format: Kindle Edition
- File Size: 1876.0 KB
- Print Length: 216 pages
- Publisher: White Rhino Books (4 May 2017)
- Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
- Language: English
- ASIN: B071RVMWWD
- Text-to-Speech: Enabled
- Word Wise: Enabled
- Average Customer Review: 9 customer reviews
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #178,484 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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It might not be my usual choice of reading matter, but the aforementioned Holmesian works were so good that I went into this with still reasonably high expectations.
The main character, Pippa Parker, is a very well-rounded one (no pun intended...) and easy to identify with (although as a man, I've never actually been eight-and-a-half months pregnant, even if I look it), but the supporting cast are also fully formed with lives of their own. The plot isn't the fast-paced thriller that will leave you gasping for breath by the end, but carries the gentle pace and rhythm you might expect from the small out-of-the-way village the story is set in.
Ultimately, although I wouldn't have picked this off the shelf as an introduction to a new author, it's a satisfying change of pace from one I trust. Yes, I prefer her Holmes efforts, but this will keep the Agatha Christie fans happy for a few hours. I would recommend this clever and funny story to anyone with even a passing interest in the genre.
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