Fina Ludlow Character Analysis

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The Fina Ludlow series is a series of novels by American author Ingrid Thoft. The Fina Ludlow series have gained much popularity and critical acclaim over the years with Fina Ludlow the lead protagonist becoming a household name. The highly acclaimed Loyalty first published in 2013 introduced Ludlow to readers and become popular among detective crime fiction fans fast. Ever since publishing Loyalty in 2013, Thoft has published one novel in the Ludlow series every year. The series of novels is set in Boston, Massachusetts Ingrid’s hometown. As an author that has some private investigative training at the University of Washington Thoft’s series draws a lot from the real world of injury attorneys. One of her instructors in college had worked with…show more content…
With the influence of writers such as Reed Farrel Coleman and Elizabeth George, the Fina Ludlow novels have a dearth of intriguing and realistic characters that change and develop over time. In what is the hallmark of a great writer, Thoft makes characters that are relatable while also being highly relatable, which is quite a tricky combination that the author successfully pulls of. They also have some of the best-multilayered plots full of excellent twists and turns. The novels integrate some hot button issues in the US such as head trauma that young athletes are exposed to in sports or the importance of personal injury lawyers. These are spiced up with a unique twist of a detective mystery that keeps makes for an intriguing story. According to the author, the writing process for the novels is nothing too complicated. What is important is that the readers are interested in the story. The narratives are usually just a unique twist of a story on true crime television, online news or a newspaper. Over the years, the novels have won a number of awards and nominations, the most significant of which was the Shamus Award for Best Investigative Novel for Brutality. In 2014 ABC Studios acquired the rights to adapt the Fina Ludlow series into a drama to be penned by Clifton Campbell and executive produced by Mark
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