***beware of spoilers until I get the spoiler tags cleaned up***
My reading slump continues. Even Josh Lanyon has let me down! I don't always love Josh's books, but usually it is because one of the main characters is too much of a dick. I can, usually, count on the mysteries to make sense and the LEO characters to be reasonably intelligent and good at their jobs. Not here.
Adam is both TSTL and psychic all at the same time. There are two points at which he figures something out with no rational basis I could see. First, he see a picture of a young women when she was a girl, standing with two older boys. At a glance Adam determines that the picture wasn't given to her, that she stole it, and that she has a crush on one of the boys. Second, he meets the bad guy for the first time and
But even though Adam is apparently psychic, he is also appallingly incompetent. Before the case starts,
Rob isn't psychic - just incompetent and touchy. For example, he gets mad at Adam for(show spoiler)
Josh also sets up a romance that can't work, at least not yet, and then makes it work with some really improbable behavior.
So, yeah, my reading slump continues. Rats.