One day, Vivian listens in on a call between the neighborhood snob and an unknown voice, and she hears a piece of gossip that could destroy her life. So, she embarks on a mission to find out the truth once and for all.
“The Operator” is a fun, light and intriguing story, although at times it falls a little flat. The characters lack some dynamism, which makes it difficult to become deeply invested in their fears, failures and triumphs.
The story also seemed to go on longer than it needed to, with the more exciting revelations ending up being sandwiched between what felt like unnecessary moments. Still, there are several edge-of-your-seat moments where the story picks up, and Berg does succeed at making the reader want to keep turning the pages to find out Vivian’s big secret - as well as the consequences when all is revealed.