“Where the shadows lie”

Basics of the book
Author Michael Ridpath
Picture of the Author
ISBN 978-1-84887-398-8
Price 399/-
Pages 344
Story Line/Plot Murder Mystery
No. of Characters Many
Tone of writing Narrative
Language English with a very tiny tint of Icelandic
My take on the book
Do I recommend Well, may be.
Reasons being >A murder mystery which is set up in Iceland. 

>I’m not sure whether it is to be called awesome or amazing story but it reaches you and the detective in you is in action.

>Somewhere I felt it could have been trimmed. But I also felt that if it would have been trimmed it would have lost the essence. So there!

>It’s a nice story but somewhere fails to give that ‘mystery’ kick.

On the other hand >There is a map given at the start of the book which really helps the reader understand where the detective/culprit is travelling to-better understanding of the place. 

>It tells you a lot about the country.

>If you’ve read/seen The lord of rings and liked it you’ll be more than pleased to read this book.

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37 thoughts on ““Where the shadows lie”

    1. Oh but don’t expect the quality of an Agatha or Sherlock on this one..this ones different…you can also try Grisham or a Archer for that matter πŸ™‚

  1. I like the detective in you bit – totally relate with that statement. Not sure i would pick up the book though…set in iceland?? really??? i thought the humans would be too frozen to do any mysterious things.

  2. nice review.. very to the point! πŸ˜€
    I like a good Murder Mystery, so just might pick this one up! Thanks Scribby! πŸ™‚

    1. you’re welcome Pixie πŸ™‚ but as I said I can’t say if it’s a good murder mystery though it does fairly okay !

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