Book Review – Psych: The Call of the Mild by William Rabkin

Psych: The Call of the Mild by William Rabkin

Psych: The Call of the Mild by William Rabkin

Mr. Blurb says:

Shawn Spencer has always hated the wilderness-by which he means anything outside the delivery radius of his favorite pizza place. But Psych has been hired to solve a baffling case of industrial espionage, and the only way to catch the spy is to join their client’s bonding retreat-a grueling seven day backpacking mountain trek.

But when one of the campers turns up with a bullet in the head, Shawn and Gus soon realize that sheer cliffs, rampaging bears, and freeze- dried pineapple aren’t the greatest threats they face.

TV tie-in books are restricted in that they can’t add or remove any major characters or make any permanent changes, so there’s an upper limit on how good books like this can be.

This is a fair enough tie-in book – the characters are faithfully reproduced and the structure is right, but for a short book it felt like the story was begin dragged out.  The mystery being solved wasn’t difficult to work out before the characters did.