Thursday, May 6, 2021
When the Stars Go Dark
Suspense. Novelist Paula McLain has turned to suspense for her book titled, When the Stars Go Dark. Protagonist Anna Hart works as a missing persons detective. Following tragedy in her personal life, she leaves San Francisco for Mendocino, where she had lived as a child with foster parents. Instead of finding refuge, she learns that a local teenager has gone missing, and Anna becomes obsessed with finding the missing girl. Thanks to McLain’s expert storytelling, the backstory weaves into the suspense of the current case, and readers are rewarded with the development of Anna as a complex and interesting character. Rating: Four-star (I like it) Click here to purchase When the Stars Go Dark from amazon.com.