The Camera’s Eye, Judith Kirscht

Detective & Private Investigator, Mystery & Suspense, Thriller & Psychological Thriller, Women's

Professional photographer, Veronica Lorimer, wakens to the sound of a rock crashing through the front window of the Puget Sound island retreat she shares with retired prosecuting attorney, Charlotte McAllister. As the attacks continue and worsen, the local police blame a local vagrant boy, but Veronica and Charlotte suspect the source may involve their own pasts and Veronica’s estranged family. As they get closer to the truth, a sudden discovery pitches their search toward tragedy.

The Camera’s Eye has to be one of the best mystery & suspense novels I have ever had the pleasure of reading. When I read the description of The Camera’s Eye and learned and read the shocking twist at the end of it which involves the protagonist of the novel I thought “wow, now this is a story I need to read!” and read it and love it I did book lovers. The Camera’s Eye is a thrilling novel that is the perfect novel for those looking to be taken on a dark, twisty-turny but an emotive journey. The story the reader will encounter in The Camera’s Eye is shocking but also sensational, and unlike anything, I have read before. As I read the book I noticed that the story is shrouded in a tremendous amount of mystery, secrecy and suspense and the reader will not be able to guess where the plot is going at all and that is thanks to the talented author Judith Kirscht and how thrilling her literature is and how incredible her ability to keep her reader guessing from beginning to end is.

The Camera’s Eye is a phenomenal novel that will introduce the reader to the protagonist of the novel, Veronica Lorimer. Veronica is a professional photographer with a successful career, and the reader will follow her to the beautiful and secluded Puget Sound island retreat, and it is here, with ‘retired prosecuting attorney, Charlotte McAllister’ that her life will change forever. When on the island, a rock is thrown through the window, and this act of violence was just the start because from this point onwards the violence only grows greater. The police say it is harmless and committed by a local young boy, but Veronica suspects more and suspects that it could be because of something that happened within Veronica’s family. The reader will follow Veronica and Charlotte as they unravel the troubling mystery and what follows is a shocking but thrilling novel that should not be missed!

The story laced between the pages of The Camera’s Eye is thrilling and unlike anything I have read before. The story is an intriguing one because from the beginning the book is shrouded in mystery and secrecy. The reader does not know what is about to happen, and so it captivates them to read because they will be desperate to know what truly happened with the people involved. As I read the book I found myself invested very quickly and wanted to know more. As well as this, I was invested in Veronica’s character and wanted to know how she would cope with the mounting violence and unraveling of secrets and all of this is thanks to the phenomenal characterization courtesy of the author Judith Kirscht.

The plot in The Camera’s Eye is incredible and full of many layers that are all intricately well-developed, as well as intriguing. The multiple layers throughout the story are fascinating and will have the reader’s minds racing with thoughts as they are compelled to think about the troubling violence at the heart of the story. As I read The Camera’s Eye I loved the feeling of being challenged. I loved having to invest myself fully in the story as I tried to think about the violence and predict the upcoming events.

The Camera’s Eye is unlike anything I have read before. It is a unique mystery book that stands out amongst the crowd. This is because the story is wonderfully written and the plot perfectly executed. This is how crime/mystery and suspense books should be! I adore these kinds of books that push the boundaries. It is daring and bold and frankly brilliant.  I always measure my enjoyment of a book on whether I find myself looking at the page numbers. If I start doing this, I know that the novel is taking its toll. In other words, it is dragging, and I want it to end. The Camera’s Eye was very different than this. Never once did I find myself referring to the page number and that is a sure sign that this book is a compelling piece of work that draws the reader in, and captivates them to read it quickly and to reach the end of the book to find the outcome.

Judith Kirscht has managed to write an incredible novel that is full of suspense and mystery. This will keep readers of The Camera’s Eye turning the pages into the early hours of the morning. Kirscht can only be described as a new literary talent as she knows how to captivate her readers from the start. Kirscht is a writer who does not hold back. She thrusts her reader into the thick of the drama very early on, and she keeps them turning the pages thanks to her excellent descriptive powers. The author perfectly describes the scenes in her book, as well as her characters, and this correctly places the reader in the thick of the story as the reader is able to imagine every place and event perfectly.

To summarize my thoughts on the thrilling novel that is The Camera’s Eye, I would say if you are a reader who is tired of seeing the same old mystery books that are lackluster and forgettable, then take a chance on this excellent read, because I promise that you will not be disappointed. It is a novel that has everything the reader would want in a story and so much more. It has spine-tingling good content, dynamic, memorable characters; all coming from a charismatic author that writes flawlessly and wonderfully. It is an all-around, interesting and memorable book that you will not be disappointed in if you choose to turn the pages. My rating for this astonishing book, of course, has to be five stars!

Thank you so much for reading book lovers! I appreciate it so much, I love discussing wonderful books with all of you so please comment below and let me know your thoughts on The Camera’s Eye. Do you see yourself reading this book? Do you love the genre? Please let me know your brilliant thoughts below and I will be sure to comment back. Thank you so much again for reading!

Goodbye for now book lovers,

P.S. Here is a preview of the book for all of you lovely readers to enjoy! Please have a read of the preview and if you find that you have loved what you have read then all you need to do is click the Buy on Amazon button and it will take you straight to the book on Amazon U.S.! If you are in the U.K. then below I have attached a link to the book for Amazon U.K..

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[…] Despite my best intentions, summer activities and traveling have left this blog inert since May. I apologize, and now that we’re into fall, I will try to stay more active and reliable. I’ll start by sharing with you the latest review of The Camera’s Eye, this one from Aimee Ann at The Redheaded Booklover. […]

Judith Kirscht
Judith Kirscht

I”m delighted that you are so enthusiastic about The Camera’s Eye. It was a story that sprang to life as I wrote it, often surprisng me, so I’m glad it surprised you also. Thanks so much for the shot in the arm.

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