Amanda James, is on of the authors I have on my radar for new books coming out! I am pleased to see The Cornish Retribution, that hit my kindle the other day, so I couldn’t wait to delve in.
The blurb had me easily hooked, but what lay between the pages was deliciously intentionally dark.
I do find that I can engage more with a story if the setting is a place of character, whether it was intentional or not Amanda James can give you this with her knowledge and the surroundings of Cornwall.
Not only is The Cornish Retribution a well paced read that is suspenseful and tension fuelled from the start, the characters of Sam, Penny and Dan were so fleshed out that I felt that I could have been with them at the reunion.
This is an edgy, enticing read with the characters agendas unfolding slowly, but with the drama it is a page turning hook that has spades of atmosphere and twists. You don’t have to like these characters actions to be following the story, but this delicious dark noir novel will keep you reading just one more chapter.
High praise to Amanda James for her writing skills in character development and sense of place, and chilling edgy read.