Disturbing And Unnerving
The novel is menacing – bad guys have families and faces just like good guys. How do you tell them apart?
The question of trust arises. The very people who should be keeping girls safe, fail them and let them down. There is misguided trust. People are loyal to what they know, fearing the unknown.
What is truth? What is imagined? Who can be trusted? Characters and readers wrestle with these questions.
Corruption is rife. Just who are the good guys?