At first, I felt like this novel started throwing too many characters out there, making it a bit hard to keep track of everyone. But eventually it came together for me. I do have to say that the big twist of the story is really morbid. But in context and considering the whole of the novel, it's a really good book. I would recommend it just with the caveat to expect some weirdness and dark plot lines with respect to the killer and the investigator's family. I really like the main characters though. Leo and his wife Raisa are really interesting when you get into their character development.