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by Belinda Bauer
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carey
carey rated it 8 years ago
This is a great book. The relationships between all the different family members, as well as the killer and Stephen, are very well drawn and utterly believable and at times I had to put the book down it was so tense. For a debut novel, it was very good indeed and I even loved the rather bizarre chap...
Only Mostly Dead
Only Mostly Dead rated it 9 years ago
A good read. Given the subject matter it's not too tough or gruesome either (though it is a little, in places). It's more about what's happening in the minds of the two main characters. I thought the killer's pov was a little broad brush emotionally. It didn't particularly give me any startling new ...
Valz
Valz rated it 9 years ago
Skillfully and compelling written with deeply realized characters, I read Blacklands nonstop. The image of this poor sad boy digging and digging day after day, month after month, for the body of his dead uncle will stay with me for a long time. His perseverance and courage was astonishing.
sandin954
sandin954 rated it 9 years ago
My favorite of the month. The author wisely kept this book short which ratcheted up the tension and suspense and made the rather unrealistic plot easier to overlook.
A Book and A Review #2
A Book and A Review #2 rated it 10 years ago
This was a very cool, engrossing, yet quick read re: a child serial killer set in the moors of England. I absolutely loved it. Most times, I have difficulties with books which have children as the victims but this one was really tastefully done (if that is possible)
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