Cleverly Constructed & Well Executed
The Girl In The Picture by Terry Marsh is a cleverly constructed dual timeline novel that intrigued me from the start.
The novel is set in present day and 1870. Both time periods are linked by a photograph. In present day there is a search to find out who the people are in the photo. In 1870 there is also a search to fit in and find out where a character belongs.
Terry Marsh has cleverly planned out and executed the plotline. The reader knows the answers to some of the present day questions as we are privy to both time periods. Characters in present day are relentless in their search for the truth. Each answer provokes them to dig deeper.
We witness the vital role of DNA in shedding light on our pasts and our ancestors.Continue reading