EBOOK NEW [Blacklands]
This book was just okay I wasn t invested in the story so much as I thought the writing style was a little bit basic and at times I thought some scenes were a bit unrealistic On a positive note the ideas were good lots of interesting things were going on with the young boy Stephen writing to a serial iller in prison and what leads on from it it just wasn t for me I d give 25 star rating A Belinda Bauer book has been on my radar for uite some time and here I am after finishing her debut Blacklands It was worth the wait I m
Happy To Say I M Blown Away By Her Style to say I m blown away by her style writing I ve held off giving 5 stars because I think there may well be even better to comeThe story is one of a young boy Steven Lamb growing in a small village near Exmoor His uncle had been at roughly the sa This book shows the damage to a family through generations that a single evil person can do It also shows the innocence of a child growing Previously released edition of ISBN 9780552158848 VOTED CRIME NOVEL OF THE YEAR when #It Was First Released And #was first released and the most gripping powerful thriller debut you will read this yearSPECIAL EDITION FEATURING AN EXCLUSIVE EXTRACT FROM BELINDA'S ADDICTIVE NEW NOVEL SNAP the book Val McDermid has hailed as the best crime novel she has read in years Steven Lamb is 12 when he writes his first letter to a serial iller Every day aft. .
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How That Child Believes Hethat child believes he correct and repair the damage Then there s the evil and it doesn t go away can t be healed or cured must be eradicated I liked the way Bauer described the evil She ept it hidden and under control until the end when the sick slimy black evil was revealed Excellent book and I highly recommend it I am dumbfounded just finished Black lands by Belinda Bauer still thinking about the ending I can t believe this was her first novel udos to miss Bauer it was a riveting thriller that I could not put down I have read Rubbernecker even that I could not put down I have read Rubbernecker even this was much better her writing style in this novel was brilliant the characters especially Steven Arnold Avery had me spell bound just couldn t take my eyes of these Characters just beautifully writtenThe plot drew me in from the very first page this novel tells the story of Steven Lamb who always wanted to now how his uncle Bil. Er school whilst his classmates swap football stickers twelve year old Steven digs holes on Exmoor hoping to find a body His uncle disappeared aged eleven and is assumed to have fallen victim to the notorious serial iller Arnold Avery but his body has #Never Been FoundSteven's Nan #been foundSteven's Nan not believe her son is dead She still waits for him to come home standing bitter guard at the front window while her family fragments around he. ,
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write to Arnold Avery who is doing time in jail forto Arnold Avery who is doing time in jail for murders of young boys he writes back to Steven as the letters go back forth Arnold Avery becomes so connected to Steven he decides to get out of jail finally ill him as wellAs the story goes on Steven hatches a plan to find out the truth meets him at the moors with Lewis his friend when they see a man at the other end just looking at both of them Steven recognises him but Lewis Doesn tAs Steven was Bullied by THE HOODIES at school it had made him tougher stronger he wasn t scared of Avery he told Lewis to run he did But Steven Held His Ground What Happens Steven held his ground what happens hereon in is a game of wits between Avery Steven that goes right to the end of no returnI just loved everything about this book especially the way Steven was written even though he was still a boy he became a man as the plot came to a thrilling climax. R Steven is determined to heal the widening cracks between them before it's too late even if #That Means Presenting His Grandmother #means presenting his grandmother the bones of her murdered sonSo Steven takes the next logical step carefully crafting a letter to Arnold Avery in prison And there begins a dangerous cat and mouse game between a desperate child and a bored psychopath Belinda Bauer's pulse pounding new thriller SNAP is available to pre order