I enjoyed the setting of this story and the insight into some of the complexities of a border town, heavy with history of the troubles. It also looks ..Show More »at the mindset of some of those communities with regard to teenage pregnancy, abortion and abuse... I do think that more could have been done with the story. It had the potential to be deep but spent a little too much time observing whether the men in the story had nice eyes or wanting to reach out and touch them. There was a little too much personal reflection on the MC's part which delved into the frankly immature (for someone who is supposedly at the top of her field). The narration was, at best, slightly irritating. The voice was all at the wrong pace, rushing where it shouldn't have and sounding more like a petulant teen (some of that is down to the actual words too) than a professional doctor of psychology. I have rated this fairly low as my main enjoyment came from the back story than the actual story. Again, loads of potential but it's not quite there, even the resolving of the mystery fell short, as if it hadn't quite been thought out.
Brilliant storyline, one of the best I've every read / listen too, couldn't stop listening to it, totally recommend it to read / listen to, I'm going ..Show More »to try more books by the author, enjoy x