Alice Clark-Platts ½ 6 ReviewRiting style and use of language is "Second To NoneWell Done Clark Platts On "to noneWell done Clark Platts on stunning The Eagle Of The Ninth first novel Bring on the next one As you drive into the city the view of Durham Cathedral above the river is an absolute knock out I so wish I could contrive a reason to return Failing that I ve done the next best enjoyed a murder mystery set in the university With its different narrators dialects this was a perfect Audible bookor car 4 биш 4 foot elliptical machine unstoppable to the end I cannot claim to have sussed it tho I spotted all the principal clues butailed to imagine which ones Mitos nrdicos (ncora Delfn) fit together how even tho Alice Clark Platts plays absolutely suare with the reader we know what DI Martin knows when she does I uite liked the voice given the detective She s supposed to berom Newcastle whilst not uite Geordie I d have had trouble understanding her if it were had a northern Taming the Alpha (Crescent Moon, flavour listening brought out a peculiarity I might not have caught in print The timing of her style of interrogation reminded me so much of Detective Colombo s concluding an apparently innocuous conversation with a pause then as a seemingly casual afterthought asking the killer uery that homes in on the suspect like an Exocet missile blows theishy alibi clear out of the water Do they teach this detective schoolDespite the uni setting this is not a story like The Secret History or After I Left You about good Ptičje oko na tarabi friends Despite their claims the students arerenemies best most appropriately in a
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Uickly To The Bureaucratsto satisfy bureaucrats social commentators as if catching a murderer is so easy And throughout the book how hard it is to be a young person in today s world I could go on the book has such a to to offerThere were imperfections the story uses a dual narrative techniue and there were a couple of inconsistencies or example a character developed in the irst narrative was suddenly mentioned in the second with no exposition Some of the descriptive passages were so typical of a debut novel that desire to demonstrate all at once the "WRITER S ABILITIES BUT I M " s abilities But I m picking and this book doesn t deserve itI m very excited by this writer and I do hope there are tales of this calibre to issue orth Pingalavel from her pen Alice Clark Platts I am aan First class thriller and an excellent debut by someone who can best be described as a beautiful technically gifted writer The characterisation is sophisticated and entirely believable The story is on point and the Detective Inspector Erica Martin's Farm to Factory first case in the university city of Durham is Emily Brabents airst year student who is ound dead in the riverDI Martin visits Joyce College a cradle or the. W and I am trying to go backwards in my line of read to reviews This is a great debut novel I notice a lot of debut novels that are coming out recently have been of a
#high standard and have really captured my attention this one being of the same mind Its hauntingEmily #standard and have really captured my attention this one being of the same mind Its hauntingEmily girl who was murdered is a very complicated girl I Eat or Be Eaten! found her character very interestingThe Investigation into her death and the minds of those surrounding it were awesomeA little about the detective would be have been good a bit surrounding him But this just a minor thingor me doesn t spoil the book just something I would prefer personallyMy thanks to Penguin UK Michael Joseph via Net Galley The Sheiks Angry Bride (War, Love, Harmony Series, for my copy Bitter Fruits was a really beautifully written novel haunting atmospheric very lyrical in places and a heady mix of police procedural and psychological thriller one woven into the other in an intelligent and really engaging style that makes this a real page turner Emily isound dead and Martin newly arrived to the area is put on the case As she investigates dark secrets begin to emerge about the college Emily attended in Durham indeed dark secrets
Are Surfacing All RoundIt Issurfacing all roundIt is uite difficult to describe how well this works how perfectly pitched it is both in tone and The Believer, Issue 99 flow Martin s investigation diary entriesrom a boy called Daniel who charts his ongoing Take Me Series Box Set friendship with Emily both leading one into the other and back again to paint aull picture There are some wonderfully deep characters here as well Emily is an enigma Daniel has such a distinct and intriguing narrative voice then you have Martin determined to put it all together and get justice or
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