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A Trick of the Light

3.29  ·  Rating details ·  17 ratings  ·  2 reviews
Shocked that someone she knew fifteen years ago is trying to find her via a radio program, Rachel Weston remembers the feelings she once had for the man who is looking for her. Deciding to ring the contact number, leads her to spend the summer at Ransome's Point. It's the house where Alex Finn the novelist lives with his wife Kate. The house stands on a promontory and duri ...more
Kindle Edition, 431 pages
Published March 15th 2013 by K.J.Rabane
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Anna
Rating 2.5 stars

I loved two of KJ Rabane's previous psychological thrillers, Who is Sarah Lawson and Taken at the Flood, and also loved the first 98% of A Trick of the Light, where no-one was as they seemed and hints of past indiscretions threatened to implode at any time, keeping me turning the pages at a pace. However, all the enticingly built intrigue was shattered into tiny pieces during the last couple of chapters with a ridiculously rushed ending that had little bearing on the story and le
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An odd book. From the beginning it was a page turner and a very enjoyable read (with the caveat that the author uses that tired old cliché of a character with an androgynous name and a book long avoidance of personal pronouns in relation to said character - it's not clever, it's just tiresome).

However, it seems as if, about (what should have been) three quarters of the way through, the author either lost interest or, for some other reason, suddenly rushed the book to a close, in a dozen pages. P
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K.J. Rabane has written for local newspapers, had short stories published in magazines and an anthology of Crime stories, in addition to which she's written television scripts for an on-going drama series which is ready for submission . She is also a commissioned contributor to the Food & Drink Guide and works as a freelance 'extra' for film and television productions. Her main interest is in ...more