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The story is well-paced with enough character development and interesting details to keep you reading.
I almost put this book back on the shelf when I realized it wasn't part of the 'Tony Hill' series, but the teaser on the bookjacket convinced me to give it a try.
The plot has a good premise, but I felt the author just plain rambled too much, dragging the story out when it needn't be.
Quite a letdown
I expected so much better. It is written for teenagers.
Conventional and boring. I had to stop reading.
She is out of her depths in this one.
Intriguing story idea. The "Fletcher Christian" subject matter was what intrigued me to purchase the story.
Turned out not to be my cup of tea! Read more
The Grave Tattoo book by Val McDermid was a good mystery with lots of back ground of the Mutiny on the Bounty. The author gave another slant on the reason it came about. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Beverly Becker
As all her books, the plot was very original, but not as riveting as most of her other novels.Even so, Val McDermid at her weakest is better than most fiction writers at their... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Morton Kenyon
Well written, excellent character development, surprise ending. Time shifts done smoothly which I appreciated, often this is not done well.Published 5 months ago by Beverly Rockwell
I wasn't impressed with the story line. It was a bit far fetched. Also her style of writing was a bit boring.Published 8 months ago by lulu bird
The whole premuse of the book was so fascinating. Taking a real event from the past & turning it into a real time mystery worked very well. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Marlo R Henneman
There are similarities between "The Grave Tattoo" and A.S. Byatt's "Possession," though this isn't the literary masterpiece that that is. Read morePublished 11 months ago by M. Layton
Engaging story which held my interest throughout. Great ending which was completely unexpected. I enjoyed the description of the Lake District.Published 12 months ago by Ggail