About the book
In rural Devon, six-year-old Joanna Mason witnesses an appalling crime.Thirty years later the man convicted of the crime is released from prison. In Edinburgh, sixteen-year-old Reggie works as a nanny for a G.P. But Dr Hunter has gone missing and Reggie seems to be the only person who is worried. Across town, Detective Chief Inspector Louise Monroe is also looking for a missing person, unaware that hurtling towards her is an old friend — Jackson Brodie — himself on a journey that becomes fatally interrupted.
Reviewed by Entre Nous reading group:
Good plot, even if complicated, but we felt the most enjoyable thing about this book was the way the characters were developed, particularly Reggie. We appreciated Kate Atkinson’s humour and her observations of human behaviour. Case Histories and One Good Turn had been read by some of the group which helped with background information.
Star rating: ***