Writer John Lynch reviews ‘Towards the Vanishing Point’

“Before reading this I read all three of the author’s Eldísvík novels and before that I read Too Many Heroes, so I guess you could call me a Jan Turk Petrie fan. What I like most is the way she creates real, believable characters and then carries them forward in a plot that makes sense and doesn’t get lost on the way. In Towards the Vanishing Point, she’s done it again. The author’s photograph suggests she isn’t old enough to remember the 1950s in England, but I do. It was a dishonest decade, ten years that we’re lucky to be rid of, and Petrie captures it as though she lived through the whole thing. I look forward to her sixth book.

John Lynch is a writer of historical fiction (as R J Lynch) and contemporary fiction (as John Lynch). Also freelances as ghost writer, book doctor and editor for publishers in the UK, USA and Canada

 

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