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Think of the Children – Kerry Wilkinson

Crime Fiction 4*'s
Crime Fiction

I’ve not read any of the previous books in this series, instead choosing this one based upon Amazon recommendations, the blurb and previous reviews.

The plot line is good; a man who is in a fatal accident has the body of a missing eleven year old boy in the boot of his car. Jessica Daniels, the first Police Officer on the scene, has a problem, no-one knows who the man is and the accident has left him unrecognisable. As the case gets underway there appears to be a connection to another missing boy from 14 years ago.

Jessica Daniels is a likeable character and more than willing to break the rules to solve the case. Her interactions with others are realistic and she has a life outside the police which involves an unexpected flat mate and a relationship that is in the early stages. The story flowed well with a few unexpected twists and turns along the way with enough clues to allow the reader to engage in the puzzle. The ending was surprising and although I had to suspend belief more than a little, not disappointing.

All in all a good read, a stand-alone plot, although as with any series in hindsight I should have read the previous ones first; Locked In (Jessica Daniel Book 1): A DS Jessica Daniel Novel, Book 1, Vigilante (Jessica Daniel Book 2): A DS Jessica Daniel Novel, Book 2, The Woman in Black (Jessica Daniel Book 3): A DS Jessica Daniel Novel, Book 3 currently available as a special deal DS Jessica Daniel series: Locked In/Vigilante/The Woman in Black – Books 1-3


A book lover who clearly has issues as obsessed with crime despite leading a respectable life

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