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Go down to the woods in you dare Review with images

AdvantagesFirst class Detective story rich in quality

DisadvantagesPrologue was a bit far out and irrelevant.

"...as usual into the woods in the small town of Knocknaree in County Dublin. However they fail to return and only after several days searching do the Police find one boy Adam Robert Ryan very traumatised. He is unable to remember anything that has happened but is in a terrible confused state and looks like he has been living rough for months. He is the lucky one however as his friends Jamie and Peter are not found. More than twenty years have passed ..." Read review

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Can't see the woods for the trees...

AdvantagesInteresting idea, well written

DisadvantagesThe ending is a frustrating let down.

"...her first. Tana French lives in Ireland and this novel was published in 2007. 'Murder brings back memories...' Rob Ryan was 12 years old, when playing in the woods near his home with his two friends one day, something terrible happened. Rob has suffered memory loss since that fateful day, and all he knows is that he entered the woods with his friends, but only he came back out. Twenty years on, Rob is now a detective in the Dublin police force. ..." Read review

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In The Woods - Excellent debut novel

AdvantagesGreat plot and characters to keep you reading


"...an up and coming detective in the murder squad. Rob and his partner, Cassie, are still fairly new to the murder squad and are looking for a big case to make their mark. They are the only one's in the office when a call comes through and they are sent to Knocknaree, the village in which Rob grew up, where the body of a young girl, Katy Devlin, has been found. The body of Katy has been found in the same woods where Rob's friends went missing and ..." Read review

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