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The Sun Down Motel

by Simone St. James

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The Sun Down Motel by Simone St. James
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    Feb 2020, 336 pages
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    Oct 2020, 352 pages

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Book Review by Ian M., McFarland, Wisconsin


Two Great Mysteries in One Spooky Motel

The Sun Down Motel is a quick and enjoyable read that will appeal to baby boomers and millennials.

The novel consists of two converging mysteries taking place at the eponymous motel, 35 years apart. St. James is adept at jumping back-and-forth between the two mysteries to keep the reader invested in both.

Several major characters are a bit shallow, the supernatural elements are more icing than cake, and the ending is a bit anticlimactic. Yet, these flaws don't spoil the read.

Sun Down Motel is fun and engaging. A great page-turner and a solid recommend.

(11/05/19)

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