[Dead Men's Bones] E–book ☆ James Oswald
I can think of three adjectives to describe this entire seriessometimes funny freuently scary and always otherworldly It has uickly become one of my favorites We follow Detective Inspector Tony McLean as he conducts his investigation through two cases that become intertwined To solve both cases he must unearth the truth that lies beneath an old abandoned mental asylum thus putting his own team at risk in the process This series will appeal to those that like a mystery with just a touch of the supernatural Somewhere between a four and a five probably the former is fairer due to a bit of an annoying supernatural element in the "Denouement Which Felt Slightly Unsatisfying In The "which felt slightly unsatisfying in The Of Not Properly sense of not properly the story upJames Oswald comes close to the heights of my favourite Scottish noir ritty crime thrillers Stuart MacBride Denise Mina perchance Craig Russell and Craig Robertson too in writing absorbing realistic complex and intelligent thrillers with a The Bards of Bone Plain great sense of atmosphere and a decent balance between action and description of the crimes being carried out and the police trying to solve them The plot of this The body of a prominent Scottish MP is discovered outside his home a remote house in North East Fife In a horrifying attack Andrew Weatherly has killed his wife and two young daughters before turning hisun on himselfThe uestion on every. Ne is particularly clever keeping me uessing and introducing a number of aspects for the reader to slowly work out and feel clever about a mystery a number of aspects for the reader to slowly work out and feel clever about a mystery body found in a river and a powerful Scottish politician involved in a murder suicideBut yes it ended up with a bit of a rushed and unusual conclusion I was left a little miffed by this It didn t spoil it all forsure but it was It didn t spoil it all forsure but it was bit Oh at the end I read this book as a pick it for me challenge and I m lad that was my reason for reading Had I selected it by any other means I likely would have The Future of Humanity given up on it a uarter of the way through It s not badly written it just wasn t my kind of thing It is the first police procedural that I ve read and though I ve watched them and loved them on TV as a book I found that aspect of the story a little boringSo as I say I mlad I had a reason for not Unraveling giving up on it because this storyets better and better with every chapter The characters The Berenstain Bears Back to School grow androw the plot thickens and becomes intriguing and there s some reat use of language Had the first uarter of the book gripped me as much as the last uarter it may have been a fi. One's lips me as much as the last uarter it may have been a fi. One's lips why would this successful and wealthy man commit such a ruesome crimeInspector Tony McLean is surprised to find himself at the centre of this high profile investigation The deeper he digs the McLean realizes he is being use. The Dragons Tale Princess Pulverizer gun on himself All of which is captured on video The thought that runs through your mind is what on earth triggered thishastly set of events Elements OF THE POLICE AND OTHER INFLUENTIAL FIGURES WANT TO the police and other influential figures want to down any investigation but there are those who want to see this pursued However there is a heavy cost to Tony and the police team like DS Ritchie for trying to Truth or Lie get to the bottom of the mystery Then there is the mysterious Mrs Saifre The two cases turn out to have connections The trademark supernatural angle to the series emerges only at the end Thanks to Penguin Michael Joseph for an ARC. D in aame between shadowy factions from the world of power and privilegePressure is on to wrap up the case That would o against everything McLean believes in but to carry on will threaten the lives of his closest friends and colleagues.
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