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Post by holsam_87 » 16 Dec 2018, 02:01

Does anyone else think that Madison could have had more background on her? Or was it beneficial to keep knowledge as limited as possible to keep her as a surprise twist?
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Post by Nerea » 24 Dec 2018, 08:10

I'd say it was a good idea not to spill the beans so as to maintain the suspense in the story.
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Post by kosgeyvini » 24 Dec 2018, 08:37

I may miss some positive impact on this story towards a reader

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Post by Marcos Vera » 26 Dec 2018, 00:33

Missing her background story about him did the book great help in the creation of suspense.

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Post by Ever_Reading » 26 Dec 2018, 01:38

I would have appreciated more background on her but I guess it was the author's plan to keep the information on her limited so that we didn't pin her as a suspect at all. In my opinion, it worked well.
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Post by Ever_Reading » 26 Dec 2018, 01:39

Nerea wrote:
24 Dec 2018, 08:10
I'd say it was a good idea not to spill the beans so as to maintain the suspense in the story.
Quite true. The book had enough to details to go by anyway. :roll:
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Post by Highly Favoured One » 27 Dec 2018, 23:47

Being a suspenseful book, it was just as well that Madison was a mysterious character as the story went by. Adds to the thrill of trying to uncover who she really is.

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Post by kdstrack » 28 Dec 2018, 19:53

I thought the author did a good job of not revealing the identity of the killer. If more had been revealed about Madison, readers would have become suspicious of her sooner.

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Post by K Geisinger » 31 Dec 2018, 19:15

I think the more we knew about Madison the less sense the book made. Bud couldn't figure out the body shape of a dancer was different than his partner or other large males. If the author described Madison to the extent he did Port Jefferson, no one would believe the reveal.
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