This book was a decent, quick read, but nothing special. A lot of it felt implausible, and the crime felt drawn out. The characters had a lot of unnecessary drama, and I wish the mother's declining health had been more central to the plot than a few side mentions. I had a hard time connecting to the characters over all and found myself bored for most of it. Thankfully, there is only one more book in the series, but I doubt I'll read another book by the author.