... don't go anywhere near this one.
Whiny, immature, TSTL special snowflake heroine. Insta-love. Completely implausible, "fortuitous" (*major headdesk moment*) first encounter between hero and heroine. Weak plotline that is further weakened by an "inverse mystery" structure -- it certainly does NOT help that we know whodunnit from the get-go.
One star for Maudie being Maudie. Half a star for de-facto street urchin Dicke's occasional comic relief.
So much for the much-needed comfort reading I was hoping for ...