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Christine Falls by Benjamin Black
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Actually a 3.5 star. I really wanted to like this book more than I did. I liked the main character and I liked the mystery but the pacing of the book was a little slow for me. Black likes words and uses them well but I sometimes felt like he was trying to build mood at the cost of the plotting.

The setting was wonderful though and I think there was enough there that I might try book 2. If you like faster paced mysteries this book will not be for you.,
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Started Reading
February 28, 2015 – Shelved
February 28, 2015 – Shelved as: mystery
February 28, 2015 – Finished Reading

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Julianna I couldn't agree with you more. Quirke was well named, his character was interesting. I felt as if there were too many characters, and by chapter 23 I was waiting for the plot to really reveal itself. By the end I muttered to myself, "well of course... did it!"


C.S. Daley It left me a little disappointed.


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