It was only when I had finished The Madness Underneath, that I fully appreciated it; we didn’t get the lighter start of The Name of the Start with Rory travelling to a new country, meeting new friends, and discovering Wexford (& London) that drew us in to the series.
It’s always going to be difficult to end a series like this satisfactorily. With everything Kyle has gone though, a happy ending where they skip off down the road, into the distance as the sun sets, clearly isn’t going work. Nor, do you want him to go though all he has, and not have… something…
A review of Doc Mortis. The fourth book in Barry Hutchison’s Invisible Fiends series of horror books for younger readers.