logo
Wrong email address or username
Wrong email address or username
Incorrect verification code
back to top
Search tags: OJ-Simpson
Load new posts () and activity
Like Reblog Comment
show activity (+)
review 2018-03-27 01:13
The Night She Died
The Night She Died - Dorothy Simpson

This is the first in a series of mysteries involving Inspector Luke Thanet. I'd never heard of this series until I came across it while browsing Hoopla.

 

It was just...ok. Thanet was an okay character. He has a nice family, a nice home life, everything was just...nice. He does have a bad back, though. So there's that. He can also be a bit gruff, but always apologizes right after.

 

The mystery itself was engaging enough. A young woman is found stabbed to death in her home, and when it's discovered that she was a witness to a crime as a small child, Thanet must determine if her death is related to that past event, or if someone in her present day life is responsible.

 

These books were first written in the 1980's--this one originally published in 1981, and boy does it show.

 

I'd decided to at least read the second in the series, but after reading the preview included in the ebook I read, now I'm not so sure. It begins with Thanet's wife broaching the topic of returning to work once their youngest child starts school in six months. Thanet's internal thoughts on his wife going back to work and what it was going to mean for his ease and comfort of life kinda soured me on him.

 

I may check it out just to see if he cam redeem himself in my eyes.

Like Reblog Comment
show activity (+)
text 2018-03-27 00:48
Reading progress update: I've read 100%.
The Night She Died - Dorothy Simpson
Like Reblog Comment
show activity (+)
text 2018-03-26 04:07
Reading progress update: I've read 85%.
The Night She Died - Dorothy Simpson

The book ends at 85%. The rest looks to be a preview of the next in the series.

Like Reblog Comment
show activity (+)
text 2018-03-24 05:38
Reading progress update: I've read 55%.
The Night She Died - Dorothy Simpson
Like Reblog Comment
show activity (+)
text 2018-03-20 01:55
Reading progress update: I've read 13%.
The Night She Died - Dorothy Simpson

My library finally started offering Hoopla. This series popped up while I was browsing, so I thought I'd check it out.

More posts
Your Dashboard view:
Need help?