The chance meeting with Gabi in Queen Mary’s Garden, Regent’s Park, is only the start of a series of unworldly events for aspiring writer James Cockburn, which will involve him first in a murder investigation and treasure hunt in St Ives, Cornwall, and then in the increasingly frenetic machinations of politicians and mobsters in both the human dimension and fairyland.
I’ve read this author before and it’s safe to say that his story-lines leaves the reader spellbound to say the least. Paddy Bostock leaves the reader again mesmerized with ‘WHAT IFS’. The story-line and plot of ‘WHAT IFS’ was amazing. From beginning to end, the author holds the reader’s interest.
As always, Paddy Bostock does a great job with character and story development. He’s so prolific, so inventive, so exactly what I want to read. This book starts good but ends great and this is one book I didn’t want to end. Paddy Bostock’s writing style is both compelling and hypnotic.
The contrast between tone and content is a characteristic talent of only a few authors. Bostock pays as much attention to his sentences as he does to his plots, shifting or consolidating meaning with the use of a single word. His writing is impeccably honed, full of juxtapositions and qualifications that help to create a creeping sense of unease while laughing out loud at times.
A highly recommended read, and a well-deserved five stars from me.