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Rebus investing a cold case and a kidnapping

Rather Be the Devil - Ian Rankin

John Rebus is supposed to be retired. But he is still active as a cold case is linked to a new case.

 

A lot of talking to witnesses and tried to figure out what's going on.

 

The tone is pretty good and there isn't much action in this. The detective story read more like a literary work than an action packed story that I usually read.

 

So... I do find it a bit slow. 

 

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I like the general feel of the story. But not so much of the story itself. Things move a bit faster after Rebus has guessed who did what and why.

 

But by that time, I might have already lost interest to find out the details. 

 

It is a 3.5 stars read for me. 

 

This is my Task 1 : Book themes for Día de Muertos and All Saint’s Day:  A book that has a primarily black and white cover, or one that has all the colours (ROYGBIV) together on the cover.