The Likeness by Tana French

An intriguing (if implausible) plot. Good writing.

I do recommend this book — but it should have been about half as lengthy.

(I felt the first book in the series – In the Woods – was too long, as well.)

The audio version is best, I think, so you can enjoy the various Irish accents.

It’s read by Grainne Gillis.

Set in Ireland, it is the second volume in French’s Dublin Murder Squad series.

The story follows the efforts of detective Cassie Maddox to determine the circumstances surrounding the death of Lexie Madison, a young woman who is her doppelgänger.

The dead woman not only resembles Cassie but also was living under an alias the detective used in an earlier undercover assignment. A senior police officer, Frank Mackey, convinces Cassie to impersonate the dead woman to investigate her death …

related – NY Times review 


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