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Unwanted by Kristina Ohlsson
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Mar 12, 2012

really liked it
Read from March 12 to 30, 2012

This is an ok mystery but not as good as the professional reviews suggested it was. There are 3 things I like in a mystery -- quirky, eccentric detectives, and interesting premise, and (most importantly) an "ah hah" moment (meaning that I can't figure out the solution to the mystery but when it is finally revealed it's clear that I should have been able to figure it out (i.e. the clues were all there, but I somehow didn't put them together).

Unwanted only hit 1 out of 3. The premise is great, but the three main characters were unlikeable or just plain blah. Also I figured out the connection between the victims way too early, so no surprises at the end.

However I gave it 4 stars because I think the series has great potential with more character development and more sophisticated clues/plot.
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