This story, which is the first of the series, is about Ingrid, a young Sherlock Holmes lover, who tries to uncover the dark truth about the history of Echo Falls. Caught up in a murder story, and believed to be a possible suspect, Ingrid’s life gets more and more mysterious.
At the start, I wasn’t so sure about this book; the start was a little confusing and the plot was a little predictable. However, as the story progressed I started to got more and more intrigued.
I was hoping for more of a Alice in Wonderland reference throughout the story, but it seems that the reference doesn’t go much further than the play that she is rehearsing.
Ingrid is certainly quite relatable, and you almost feel like you could be right there with her, which adds to the drama and tension in the story.
It’s towards the end when things start to get really interesting. I won’t give too much away, but the end is definitely my favourite part of the story. The end has everything a good crime mystery should have; plenty of subtle twists that you wouldn’t have expected, almost all of the clues are linked but just enough is left uncovered so that you are left wanting desperately to read the next one in the series.
3 1/2 4
Would I Recommend it?
Definitely, don’t be fooled by the slow start, the thrilling ending more than makes up for it! 🙂