Constant by Rachel Higginson
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
I’m part thrilled, part frustrated over where I find myself at the end of CONSTANT. I’m certainly glad
Rachel Higginson made the decision to make this a duet because this an in-depth and intense story. I have to say that end is rather abrupt and felt a little unplanned but I am in utter suspense for what will happen in CONSEQUENCE. As ever, Rachel Higginson can write so well but new fans from her previous two novels (The Opposite of Us etc) will find CONSTANT a little different, a walk on the darker side. The good news is she executed this story well.
The setting for CONSTANT is a Russian crime family/brotherhood. Caroline had no choice in being drawn into a life of crime, she was born into it and she made a superb con artist. Sayer, a boy off the streets, finds food and employment with the Bratva. These two grew through their adolescence together and the story finds them apart many years later. I was com…