Sunday, 15 March 2015

Only the Innocent by Rachel Abbott

Only the Innocent is Rachel Abbott's first book and it's hard to tell.  This is a great story which weaves itself round a few central characters.  Lord Hugo Fletcher is murdered and Detective Chief Inspector Tom Douglas is brought in to investigate.  Whilst on the surface this is a police procedural, it's more of a tale of the people close to Hugo and why he wasn't the wonderful person his public persona was.

At 471 pages this was a big chunk of a book and took me quite a time to read.  On the whole I didn't think it dragged, though.

I couldn't even guess whodunnit right until the end

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