When eleven year old Flavia discovers a man dying in her back yard she finds herself in the middle of a dangerous search to discover the killer. This is not a quick read. The author lays out scene-an estate in a small rural town in Britain in 1950- and plot at a measured pace and in great detail.
Don’t be fooled by the cover, there is a lot to like about this book. David Chelmsford, a journalist attempts to solve a 100-year mystery of women disappearing during Trinidad carnival’s J’ourvert celebration.