Nina Milton was born, educated and has raised her two children in the watery city of Bristol, but is now on the way to Wales to grow her own veg with her husband, James. She is a prize-winning short story writer, and the author of several children’s books. Nina has an MA in creative writing, and works as a tutor and writer for the Open College of the Arts.
Murder in England ... I guess I stopped reading there and knew I had to read this book. But no lets read the of that synopsis too just to be on the safe side. A shamanistic counselor... okay I get the idea but would that be something for me?
Thankfully Sabbie is a woman with an attitude and an understanding that there are people in the world who have a hard time grasping the whole shaman thing. I really enjoyed her and the way she approached things. She did make some OH NO YOU'RE NOT!! decisions though which made me want to slap her in the face.
Rey was a detective of the kind I like. I would have loved to know more about him and see some of the things trough his eyes.
The story itself is dark and a little depressing but it fits. There are missing children which is always brings a bit of a bitter taste. It is obvious Cliff is really nervous and anxious about all that is happening and his jitters made me feel nervous too. The story development is done nicely though and there where not a lot of things that felt out of touch, I guess those that did had more to do with my skeptic attitude towards the shaman thing.
In The Moors
Author: Nina Milton
Publisher: Midnight Ink
Series: a Shaman Mystery #1
Midnight Ink: Hardcover