For me, Colleen Prendergast's strong vocal performance captures the sometimes disturbing nature of the strange relationships portrayed in this highly ..Show More »entertaining and though-provoking novel. I found it really hard to turn off after the first twenty minutes and I thoroughly enjoyed "working out the ending", which was not too difficult to do. I think that the beauty of this book lies in the characterisation and in the clear, simple evocation of life for a damaged family in the aftermath of a nightmare every parent dreads.
My first Belinda Bauer novel and it was just SO terrific. I was totally engrossed from start to finish and she has a refreshingly different style that..Show More » just keeps your attention focused on her every word. The characters are quite superb.....as is the plot. I promise you it will keep you guessing til the end. The narration is every bit as good as the novel deserves it to be.