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Little Black Lies

Little Black Lies - S.J. Bolton 2.5 Stars

Little Black lies was an engaging read filled with twists and turns and lies and betrayals to keep the reader turning the pages.

I loved the setting of the Novel in the remote location of the Falklands Islands and really enjoyed the descriptions of the landscape, wildlife and the inhabitants and the references to the Falklands war.

The first half of the novel was without doubt entertaining and I found it suspenseful and I was eager to find out what happened to the missing boys. However the last part of the novel I found really very contrived and flawed.

The scene in the Police station was totally bizarre with 3 friends admitting to a murder that never actually happened(one of them being the Mother) I just could not get past this scene as it played out like something from a comedy sketch. So many unrealistic coincidences occurred in the last part of this book that my rating went from 4 stars to 2 stars.
What started as a great unique and interesting read turned out to be disappointing and not very creditable story.