Nothing Like the Night - David Lawrence Reviews
Description:ISBN 031232880X / Genre: Crime / Thriller / Author: David Lawrence / Hardcover / 336 Pages / Book is published 2005-06 by St. Martin's ... more
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by - written on 26/09/08 (Very useful, 79 readings)
There is a delicate balance that needs to be made when writing a series of crime novels. As an author sets out on their debut they look at the likes of Ian Rankin's Rebus series and hope to one day make as good a success. Rebus succeeds by having an in-depth and interesting central character, but also some great storylines. Therefore, any new author must balance character development with story. With too little character development a reader may not want to come back for more books, but is there a situation where the character can have too much involvement? At what point does a book stop being about crime and instead about relationships? I think David Lawrence's ... Read the complete review
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