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Reviewed in the United States on March 4, 2019
This was a strange and quick read. It would be best to call this a novella. I'm not sure how to present my review so I'm going to provide a list.
1. The main plot is fine, believable even, but much of the story is ridiculous.
2. The writing style is not very good and often not very realistic. It's like a high schooler wrote it.
3. The "news" articles were laughable. I have never seen a news article written that way. I can't imagine any editor allowing them into print.
Below is a paragraph I copied.
"I cock my head at him. There’s a bit of perspiration on his top lip. I wonder if I’m making him nervous. “She’s been murdered, Frank. You honestly believe that it will go away?” That makes him wince, and I honestly can’t tell if it’s because I brought up her murder, or because I used the Lord’s son’s name in vain."
I'm sorry but I don't see the Lord's son's name. Do you?
5. The two rich women calling each other 'girlfriend' made me laugh out loud and then I just felt sorry for them.
6. The whole thing has a rushed feeling. There isn't much back story and what things you do learn is just thrown out in a ho hum manner. There is only one actual surprise, the who. By the time you get to it in the final 10 pages you basically really don't care.
7. The "epilogue" is just stupid. A nice tidy fairytale ending. So unrealistic that my eyes rolled far back into my head and I saw my brain.
8. There is absolutely nothing to connect you with the characters so it's impossible to guess who might be doing what and why.
I think that covers it. A soap opera episode would have been a better use of my time. I have no idea why this has high reviews but I should have listened to the low ones. I only read to the end because I gave up $3.99 for this, whatever you want to call it. If I could I'd get a refund. I can't see myself ever reading something from this author ever again. I have a list of authors to avoid. Now there's a new name on it.