As winter closes in and the roads snow over in Dawson City, Yukon, newly arrived journalist Jo Silver investigates the dubious suicide of a local politician and quickly discovers that not everything in the sleepy tourist town is what it seems. Before long, law enforcement begins treating the death as a possible murder and Jo is the prime suspect.
Strange Things Done is Elle Wild’s debut album and what a great debut! The story starts in the in the small town of Dawson City, Yukon, Canada. I love the dark and tense atmosphere that builds up in her narrative. I liked the way Elle Wild developed her characters, but I have to admit that I never quite warmed up to Jo. The chilling small tall narrative reminded me a bit of some of Stephen King’s great classics such as Salem’s lot. For that same reason, at times the story was a little slow for my taste. Overall, I highly recommend this dark and chilly novel.
I would like to thank Dundurn and NetGalley for allowing me to read an early copy of this book in exchange for my honest review.
2 thoughts on “Review: Strange Things Done by Elle Wild”
Sounds good despite the slow pace. The blurb is intriguing too especially from the point where Jo turns into a suspect. Great review. I will add this to my TBR.
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I hope you like it! 😃