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A Small Death in the Great Glen by A.D. Scott
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Feb 06, 12

bookshelves: mystery-thriller, around-the-world, my-reviews
Read from February 04 to 06, 2012

I don't particularly like the 1950's, so I didn't expect to be able to read and enjoy this novel. I liked the Scottish cultural content and I admired the inner strength of the female protagonist, Joanne Ross. It's odd to have a protagonist who is not the detective and who doesn't investigate the case when the book is a mystery. The actual investigator of the case is a reporter at the newspaper where she works. The problems with prejudice in this small Scottish town reminded me of a similar small town in England in the Maisie Dobbs novel An Incomplete Revengeby Jacqueline Winspear. This is nowhere near as good as An Incomplete Revenge, but it is a first novel. I liked the way this book was resolved and I'm willing to read the sequel.
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message 1: by Sue (last edited Feb 07, 2012 12:18AM) (new) - added it

Sue I think I'll try to read this...I believe it's on my tbr it isn't. Guess I'll add it (as if I need any more books!)

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