The Chosen Ones by Howard Linskey

Crimes Old And New

The Chosen Ones by Howard Linskey is a wonderful new (to me) retro crime series that combines good old fashioned policing with investigative journalism. I cannot wait for the subsequent books.

I thought the storyline was well thought out. It both messed with my mind and quizzed my brain. Psychological torment and religious fanaticism were the order of the day.

A copycat killer? Or one who had been dormant? You decide as the action hots up.

An unlikely pairing of journalists and detective piece together the answers to the crime. A coppers nose plus the ability to sniff out a good story stand the trio in good stead, giving a unique flavour to the novel.

The characters were well drawn, eliciting a variety of responses from me.

The Chosen Ones would make a fabulous ITV drama and would perfectly complement Vera, that is also set in the North of England.

Roll on the next book. I am really looking forward to it.

I received this book for free. A favourable review was not required and all views expressed are my own.

JULIA WILSON

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