If you haven’t read book one of this series, “As the Crow Flies”, please check out my review of why it’s a thrilling read. Come back here when you’re ready for book two!
Anyone can tell you at least 20 reasons why 2020 has been a wild year. Living in America in 2020 kind of feels like living through an iteration of Haddonwood. There are strange happenings in the Haddonwood town that doesn’t seem real and can be very chaotic. I’d relate it to kids running wild because mom or dad aren’t home to stop them. Kind of like our reality right now.
The re-introduction to characters was a little bit too long for my liking; however, it would greatly benefit a new reader if they hadn’t started this series at book 1. As it was, it reminded me of the key players and their life struggles. I also appreciate the clarity to what parts of the story occur inside and outside of Haddonwood.
Scary movies bleeeeeeeed into Haddonwood
The authors place horror movie and pop culture references throughout the story. Fortunately for someone like me who hasn’t watch one since the 90’s, you don’t have to know the movies to enjoy the storyline. Honestly, this series would make a great mini series in the fall.