Complex. Inventive. Thoughtful. Oh... and dark. Yep, it's about Cemetery Lake, both literally and metaphorically. Paul Cleave's written a compelling s..Show More »cript that Paul Ansdell cunningly interprets. I'm off to find another book from this team. 15 Stars!
I was waiting for this one, and Cleave did not disappoint. You may feel it starts off somewhat slowly, what with the various recaps of previous event..Show More »s and return of old familiar characters. But, about a quarter of the way into the tale, Cleave starts drawing you into this latest story and you don't want to put it down. The principal figures are Theo and Carl, two conflicted souls who, in the end, are very much the same. As was the case with each novel in the series, once the story starts unfolding, each chapter stops with an irresistible hook into the next chapter - and the ending is quite the cliffhanger. If you liked the preceding books, you'll find Five Minutes Alone really satisfied.