- Author Keith Houghton
This turned out to be an interesting little crime thriller, far different to what I had thought when I first started reading. The snippy short paragraphs, the hands off approach and the incredibly distant switching between protagonists and perspectives didn’t appeal initially, and took a while to get used to. I thought halfway through that I’d just read to the end to see how it all played out but that I wasn’t particularly enjoying the process.
But by the end, and with the twist, I found myself caught up in the nightmare. I’d thought I had guessed who the killer was, only to find further twists and turns to come. I don’t necessarily agree with anything Detective Quinn does, and the style still sits uncomfortably with me, but as stories go, it’s certainly got my interest.