Trilogies seem to be the rage nowadays but seemingly for economic more than literary value. The Promise Falls endeavor is no different. While both of the first two installments are entertaining enough reads, the story line and ultimate "mystery" is one that could and should be contained in a single book. I see way too many sub-plots, side killings/events, and related shenanigans to maintain any sense of credibility.
Barclay has a good and easy writing style that draws the reader in; at times I could not put the book down. But as with the first installment, Far From True waits about halfway to become really interesting.
I suspect the third and final installment will be similar. While I will certainly read the last installment, I also find myself somewhat tired of the characters and plot and am wishing it to come to closure.
Trilogies should be reserved for truly complex storylines that would otherwise run 1,200 or more pages. They should not be used to drag out relatively simply storylines in order to sell more copy. Alas, this seems to be an ongoing trend that I hope will wear itself out soon.