Plot: Whitney's tense thriller explores a small town in rural Michigan as they deal with the death of a community member and the crippling impacts of the Great Depression.
Prose: Through simple dialogue and occasionally written correspondence, Whitney's writing is compelling, easily understood, and fits the pacing of the story well.
Originality: This book brings together elements of historical fiction, thriller/mystery, and literary fiction to create an individual and unique story.
Character/Execution: With each chapter being written from a different vantage point, this novel allows readers to become easily invested in each of the story's characters.
Date Submitted: April 14, 2022