- Author Lynda La Plante
It took me a while to get into this one, I couldn’t quite figure out why we were following a detective that had all but solved his case, alongside a woman bitter about the sexism in her office. It was a slow start but once things came to a head and our hero Jane Tennison took over the investigation, it was far more interesting.
Twists and turns galore, uncovering more and more evidence along the way, I quite liked how the angry mob nature of the rest of the force turned into support and celebration by the end. I also liked that whilst it was a story that came to a conclusion, it didn’t feel as though it was the end of the tale, which gives plenty of scope for a sequel, but more importantly, for your imagination to wonder what happened next. It’s a great skill to end a book with a satisfying finish as well as on something of a cliffhanger.
Much enjoyed, and now I want to read more from Lynda, as well as check out the TV show.