Could Not Forge A Connection With The Characters

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Detective Tully Jarsdel is summoned to a crime scene, complete with a burned corpse that seems to be intentionally placed. Jarsdel is uniquely qualified to handle the case, as his former career in academia seems to be coming in handy. Together with his partner, Morales, will the pair be able to solve the crime before it is too late?

The Mystery/Thriller genre is my favorite, so I had high hopes for One Day You'll Burn. Although the novel does have all of the elements of a good police procedural/crime thriller, I found my attention waning as I made my way deep into the novel. I did like the inclusion of certain historical elements, but I just could not forge a connection with the main character. Usually, crime thrillers are fast paced and exciting, but I did not find this to be the case with One Day You'll Burn. As this is the first book in a new series, I might be willing to give a second try to like the characters.

Disclaimer: I was given an Advanced Reader's Copy of One Day You'll Burn by NetGalley and the publisher, Poisoned Pen Press. The decision to read and review this book was entirely my own.