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As a big PJ Tracy fan, I have to say that this book was a let down compared to the other books in the series.
The book felt incredibly short with no real twists or turns but a very simple plot that was obvious from a mile away. Two Evils lacked the suspense and tension that was clearly evident in the earlier books and in the end it felt like a half-hearted effort.
All of the main characters were involved but there was no real character development but rather a rehash of the information a reader would already know if they read any of the previous novels. Whilst I can appreciate that introducing a character to a new reader is necessary to provide some sort of back story, it quickly became frustrating.
As much as I was looking forward to this entry into the series, the only word that can describe it is disappointing. I was annoyed to find out that it was released in mid-2012 in the US and for whatever reason, took an extra six months to be released in the UK.
Without going into a lot of depth about the plot (this is covered pretty well in other reviews), I would recommend that anyone reading a PJ Tracy book for the first time go look for one of the earlier entries in the series (Play to Kill is a great book). For others that have read the other books in the series, don't expect a great out of this entry. It feels like the authors just called this one in...
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Initial post: 20 Jan 2013, 11:16:19 GMT
Agree Hem, shame really, was looking forward to Two Evils. Think i will just have to move on find new character's to replace Magozzie and Gino. :-)
Posted on 6 Aug 2013, 10:14:33 BST
S. Finch says:
I agree with everything you have said about the plot and characters. Also definitely not as good as the early titles - the previous one about the snowmen was very disappointing too.
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