The Grave Tattoo
Publish date: February 6th 2007
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Edition language: English
, British Literature
, Historical Fiction
, Mystery Thriller
‘Goodbye, Dr Gresham. I don’t expect we’ll meet again,’ he said. He sounded so much like a Bond villain that the spell broke. Jane grinned. ‘You never know,’ she said. Apparently, I'm on a Val McDermid mission at the moment. So, when I found out (by a quick word search on kindle) that The Grave Ta...
I was so bored with this book, I kept having to replay parts of the audio book because I was zoning out. There was too much going on and I never really saw that the book was going anywhere interesting. Not worth the time. The narrator's voice drove me nuts on this one as well.
Hands down, my favorite Val McDermid book, thus far. One of the things I love about McDermid's books are the versatility in her writing style. This book is totally unlike her other mysteries, particularly her series. This is one I could def. see making its' way into a Masterpiece Mystery movie.
So far, I agree that this novel is very much in the same line as The Rule of Four, etc. It seems to be just as well written and as entertaining/compelling. The characters are more interesting to me though as the former featured ivy league college students with all that such a culture entails. More...
very enjoyable, nice setting, love all the business about the Lakes and the poets