For me it was not, since I found the story contrived and unappealing. Maybe I am unfair, since I really enjoy her Ruth Galloway series and expected to..Show More » be as absorbed and attached to the characters and was not at all.
Because it was written by one of my favorite authors, I felt good about giving it a try. Now I'm sorry that I wasted a credit. It was fair at best. ..Show More » James Langton was as fine as he always is, but even he couldn't make it a good read and I was glad when it was over. Hopefully, she will go back to what she does well. For a really good mystery read, I prefer Peter Robinson, many of which are also read by Langton. There we find characters we care about as well as a really great story.