Sharp Objects was another suggested book I decided to add to my September TBR.
Although my friend said this book is great, I felt I had let her down a little when I struggled through the first half of it.
Honestly, for me, I’d rather not have had the first half at all – I struggled to relate to any of the characters, it was slow and even concentrating on the story it was building was a mission.
But let me tell you, the second half picked up the pace and by the end of it I wished there was more!
Camille Preaker is a reporter at the Daily Post in Chicago. When her editor Frank discovers that a little girl has been murdered in her home town at Wind Gap and another 10-year-old was missing, he feel this could be the big break the paper needs.
Camille, haunted by a family tragedy, finds herself back at a place she has avoided for the past 8 years. She is back at the family house reacquainting herself with her distant mother and a precocious 13-year-old half sister who has a disquieting grip on the whole town.
As out-of-town detective Richard Wills joins the investigation of the bizarre crimes, Camille starts to put the whole thing together, a puzzle that just get her skin zinging. An itch that just needs a sharp little scratch…
3.5 out of 5 stars for this one.