The first book in a long while that had me clueless. With most mysteries, you have a germ of an idea from the beginning about who the villain is. This..Show More » book, I couldn't tell the villains from the victims until somewhere in the middle. No glimmer of the puppet master until almost the end. Tons of suspense in between.
This is the author's first published book. I can't wait for the next.
This book ends in a cliffhanger, of which I am not a fan. I would much prefer each book in a series to be pretty much complete in and of itself and n..Show More »ot a tease for things to come. Moreover, this second book did not reveal the fate of two of the characters from the first book, which I think is just taunting us.
That being said, I did enjoy this story and learning more about Gibson Vaughn and will probably invest in the third book of the series. If I were to consider just the story and performance, I would give this book a 3.8. I'm rating it a 3 because of the tease and taunt.