Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Doors Open by Ian Rankin ~ Review and Giveaway!

Well, I have cracked the cover of a title by a new author (Ian Rankin), and am quite intrigued with what I have found. Having already learned a little about Rankin, and his main character Ransom through reading Line-up last month, yes, the name definitely suits the ‘protagonist’!

I picked-up Doors Open, not knowing really what to expect from Rankin, but recalling that the hero, Ransom is a character that has been revealed to readers in snippets throughout the 20 or so novels Rankin has written about his exploits. I must say, I learned a little about him, but have so many more questions as I understand many Rankin readers do.

In Doors Open, three friends flesh out a plan to ‘liberate’ some works of art owned by the National Gallery of Edinburgh. The friends come from an interesting mix of Edinburgh society. Once more, to pull off their plan they make the acquaintance of some strange, powerful and dangerous bed-fellows.

The character development of those involved in the heist is excellent! The writing compelling, leaving the reader to wonder will they actually get away with this!?!? With Detective Inspector Ransom lurking in the background, will he be able to fit all of the shifting pieces of this puzzle together?

Well……Thanks to Hachette, 5 lucky Northern Mama readers will get the chance to find out (more, if I have tweaked your curiosity enough to step into Rankin’s and Ransom’s Edinburgh!!)

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