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Book Discussion - Coffin Road by Peter May

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1Andrew-theQM
May 31, 2017, 6:18pm Top

What was your overall impression of the story and what was your final rating?

2bhabeck
Edited: May 31, 2017, 6:42pm Top

I am definitely interested in reading more of May's books (I have The Blackhouse sitting on my TBR pile after our discussions late last year re favorite authors and trilogies)

I am going to jump up from 3.75 to end at 4.25.

3Andrew-theQM
May 31, 2017, 6:44pm Top

I am going to give it 4.5. It was a cracking read but just missing something that stopped it being a 5.

4bhabeck
May 31, 2017, 6:45pm Top

>3 Andrew-theQM: I don't give 5s much at all -- those are usually reserved for my "favorites."

5Olivermagnus
Jun 1, 2017, 12:03am Top

It was really good and I liked it better than Entry Island, which I also enjoyed. I'm ending at a 4.5.

6Carol420
Jun 1, 2017, 7:08am Top

Loved the book and the setting of the story. Ending with a 4.5.

7EadieB
Edited: Jun 1, 2017, 7:39am Top

I gave it a 5 last time I read and it's still a 5 for me. Here's my review from October:

Peter May is one of my favorite authors. He is an excellent writer and brings The Hebrides to life for all his readers. In your mind's eye you can see and feel what it's like to live on one of these islands as you read his books. His characters are very realistic and their lifestyle plays a very important part in the intricacy of his plots. The book was a page turner and held my interest to the very end. Learning about the cycle of bees was an added plus to the story. I highly recommend this book to those who love Scottish mysteries and I look forward to reading more from Peter May in the near future.

8Sergeirocks
Jun 1, 2017, 10:21am Top

>7 EadieB: Good review, Eadie.

I loved this reading experience - 4.5β˜…s from me.

9sushicat
Jun 1, 2017, 3:24pm Top

I'll end with a 4.4

10Andrew-theQM
Jun 1, 2017, 4:41pm Top

>9 sushicat: Lol! πŸ˜‚

11bluebird_
Jun 2, 2017, 8:33pm Top

I was a bit disappointed in the rushed ending, but not enough to drop all the way down to 4 stars.
Since I'm not a ΒΌ stars rater, I'll stick with 4.5 stars.

12Carol420
Edited: Jun 3, 2017, 8:34am Top

Okay everyone. I guess we a little more than really liked it. Overall rating 4.51. Haven't had one rate that high since The Executioner in February.

13Andrew-theQM
Jun 3, 2017, 8:36am Top

Yey! 🍾πŸ₯‚

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