MIRA | 2016
Opening Hook: A child’s jam-hand marks on a murder scene.
Main Character: A Swedish robot with advanced A.I.
Plot Twisty-Ness: A by-the-book snoozer procedural
I’ll be honest, the only reason I read this was because of the cover. It’s pretty sexy.
Unfortunately, outside of that shallow element, this book didn’t work for me at all. And go figure, basing a decision on literally nothing of depth didn’t leave me fulfilled. Shocking.
I’ll chalk up my low-rating of this Scandinavian thriller to an all-encompassing “lost in translation” excuse. But in the nature of full disclosure, the other reviews I’ve read have said even the original language version is a sleeper. Proceed to TBR at your own risk.Continue reading “Review: Marked for Life (Jana Berzelius, #1) by Emelie Schepp”