The Gate In The Fence by Bob Menzies is a contemporary crime suspense that intrigued me from the start.
This had a cleverly constructed plotline which I did not predict. The perpetrator revealed themselves at the start but the ‘why’ was not obvious. As the reader hangs on, all will be revealed in due course.
We see that human beings are a complex mix – not so much black and white but a murky grey. Lines of morality blur between what is acceptable and what is not. We see that people are not wholly ‘good’ or wholly ‘bad.’
The action takes place in a suburban neighbourhood but what goes on behind closed doors is far from ordinary and expected.Continue reading