I'm an avid reader of sci-fi, horror, dark fiction, etc., but I don't
normally care for psychological thrillers. I wouldn't necessarily tag
the Evolutionist as this type of book (it's more like a combination of
all of these), but I was pleasantly surprised, nonetheless. Though the
book started out a little slow, I found myself getting hooked about
halfway through it. The pace picked up nicely, and I eagerly awaited
further clues to help make sense of Stacy's mysterious experiences. The
last third of the book did exactly what it should--it moved quickly and
built to an ultimate climax. While the end seemed a little abrupt, it
was unexpected and strayed from the norm, which I consider a good thing.
Honestly, this book ended up being much different than I anticipated,
and the constant twists and turns made for a very engaging read.
Additionally, Rena's background in the medical profession and her love
of astronomy are both apparent in this book, making it that much more