The Avid Reader
, June 03, 2016
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This is the first book I have read in this series (I had not heard of the series prior to seeing this book listed). I did not know it was the twelfth book in the series when I agreed to read it. It is extremely confusing at first (and through most of the book). There are a lot of characters (especially from the dental clinic) and suspects (over a dozen). The two murders occur within the first two chapters (a writer should never put the crime right at the beginning of the book). The mystery is complex (which I loved), but the killer was the person I picked out at the beginning. The clues (which we get in the last half of the book) will lead you in the direction of the killer. I liked how the main character, Victoria Trumbull conducted her investigation. I give Bloodroot 4 out of 5 stars. The book has a good pace and is nicely written (which makes the novel easy to read). This book can be read alone. The main characters are easy to keep straight (it was just all the dental staff that made it confusing). I will definitely be reading the other books in this series and look forward to future novels.
I received a complimentary copy of Bloodroot from NetGalley in exchange for an honest evaluation of the novel.