Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Sunday, October 23, 2016
For Ruth Jefferson, that shift was like any other shift. She loved her job as a Labor and Delivery nurse and was checking on a newborn like she has every day for the last twenty years. But then the baby's parents demand to see a supervisor. Brit and Turk Bauer are White Supremacists and do not want a black woman, no matter what her qualifications, touching their baby. Ruth is furious but does as told by her superior. Until the baby is in distress and Ruth is the only person there, but her efforts are fruitless and the baby dies. Ruth is devastated to lose any baby and Davis Brauer is no different. Before she knows what is happening her world is turned upside down. Ruth is arrested and charged with murder. She is at risk of losing everything - the career she worked so hard to attain, the peaceful existence she shares with her son, and her arrest threatens to jeopardize everything her teenage son has worked for as well. Will her public defender, a young white woman who is on her first murder case, be able to prove that Ruth did not murder that baby? Will Ruth ever go back to the life she knew before the Brauers were in her hospital?
It took a lot of balls for Jodi Picoult to write this book. Not only did she have to write a book from the perspective of a black woman, but also from the perspective of a white supremacist. As a white woman, that must have been a very difficult thing for her to do. It would be very easy for her critics to tear her apart for trying to do either thing. As always, Jodi Picoult, tells the story from multiple perspectives. From Ruth, Turk, and Kennedy. You get to see all sides and it was a little bit scary at times. Getting into Turk's head was frightening - bone chilling. Some of the rhetoric he was spouting is not that different from some rhetoric I see on social media from people that I know. The racial inequality that happens across our country was front and center in this book. I think the author presented that best when she had Kennedy go shopping with Ruth to buy a birthday gift. The way the store employees were all over Ruth in fear of her shoplifting and then they demanded to see her ID when she paid with a credit card, and finally when they were leaving the security guard demanded to see Ruth's receipt, but not Kennedy's. It was a brilliant way to depict just how different their experiences really are in our world. It was heartbreaking to see this woman work so hard to rise so far above what people expected - no stereotyped- her and her son to be, only to be reduced to nothing. It was tough to read. There was a big "revelation" that seemed a bit forced to me, but it tied everything up nicely. - If only life were really that tidy. -Click Here For Spoilers -
Bottom line - I am not always impressed with Jodi Picoult's novels, sometimes they even anger me. However, I think Small Great Things is a book that tackles a relevant hard-hitting topic. I also think that she is the perfect person to generate tough conversations in suburban book clubs all across the country. Conversations that would never have happened if it were anybody else who had tackled this topic. I would love to hear your thoughts on the book, be sure to leave a comment.
- Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult
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- Pages: 480
- Publisher: Random House Publishing
- Publication Date: 10/11/2016
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Friday, October 21, 2016
Emma Shay is returning to her hometown, Sonoma, California. She never thought she would ever move back since both of her parents died, her best friend cheated with Emma's boyfriend, and Emma's stepmother treated her worse than Cinderella. Emma left Sonoma when she went off to college and found her way to New York City, where she marries a much older, wealthier man. Turns out her husband was stealing millions from his clients and killed himself when he realized that he was not going to get away with it. Emma returns to Sonoma broke and alone, but Sonoma is the only place she has ever called home, so Sonoma is where she goes.
Emma finds life in Sonoma is not as easy as she hoped. With the help of an old friend, she finds a charming little cottage, but the only job she can find is at a fast food joint. Nobody wants to hire a woman whose husband was accused of stealing millions of dollars. A series of unfortunate events lead Emma back to her former friend, Riley, and begging for a job cleaning houses. She meets up with Riley's older brother, Adam, and discovers that her former friend's older brother has turned into an intelligent, handsome man, who wants to be her friend and more. Will Emma be able to put the past - both recent and distant - behind her in order to lead a happy life?
The Life She Wants was the first book I have ever ready by Robyn Carr and I have to say that I was disappointed. Emma was a tolerable character, but she was not easy to like. While the whole feud with Riley was understandable, I think she took it too far and played the victim far more about that than she did about the way her late husband treated her. Then when she finally gets the chance to discuss it with Riley, she said that she was over it a long time ago. Really? Riley was just a bitch. To everybody who wasn't her immediate family - yet she was the one who slept with her best friend's boyfriend. She played the "I am a single mother" victim role pretty convincingly - until her daughter's father called her on the bullshit. She didn't do it alone, she had much more of a support network that a lot of single mothers do. The whole book was completely predictable, yet I felt that I had invested too much time to just stop listening. It was really disappointing because I really wanted to like it as much as I like Kristan Higgins books, but it just didn't have that same "spark."
Bottom line - I know that Robyn Carr has quite the devoted following, but I wasn't feeling it. I mean it - I wasn't feeling connected to the characters, I wasn't laughing, I wasn't crying, I wasn't hoping for a "happy ever after". I knew what the ending would be from very early on and how they would get there. The Life She Wants did not evoke any kind of feelings in me at all and that is not I want from the books I read. I want to feel something. Anything.
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Becky Flowers has lived in the quirky little town of Bloomville, Indiana for her whole life. She grew up there, dated there, and has made a name for herself as a "Relocation Specialist" for the newly retired. She put the embarrassment of a bad break-up ten years ago behind her and is dating a handsome Bloomville restauranteur, but she is still unnerved when she gets a call from her ex-boyfriend's family. Reed's parents have gotten themselves in a bit of a pickle. They were arrested at a local restaurant for leaving a "rare" stamp instead of paying the bill. Turns out the Stewart's are completely broke. They have blown through their retirement fund and their children have decided to hire Becky Flowers and force their parents to downsize.
Reed Stewart and Becky had a bad break-up ten years ago and instead of making things right, Reed went off to join the PGA tour, is now a famous golfer, and has never returned to Bloomville. But he is back now to help sort out his parents' mess. Will he be able to make amends with Becky or will they come to blows before it is all over?
The Boy is Back is a fun read told through modern technology. Each chapter is either in email form, or texting, or chatting. There are even a few chapters that are newspaper articles - including color pictures. That kind of formatting has always made for a fast read, and The Boy is Back is no different. Becky is a fun character, with what I would think would be a fun job. Her relationship with the Stewarts is tenuous at best. I get the distinct impression that if anybody else in Bloomville did the same thing Becky did, they would have gone with them instead. I thought Reed was a jerk at first, but he seemed to get his act together. And put his siblings in their place. It was a bit heroic. Things turned out exactly as you would expect them to in a Meg Cabot book, but getting to the end is all part of the experience.
Bottom line - while The Boy is Back is a very predictable novel, it is told in such a unique way that you can't help but have fun reading it.
- The Boy is Back by Meg Cabot
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- Pages: 368
- Publisher: HarperCollins
- Publication Date: 10/18/2016
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Sunday, October 16, 2016
Charlotte's Web of Books Sunday, October 16, 2016 2016, ARC, Chick Lit, Essays, Netgalley No comments
Jennifer Weiner has been a staple in my library ever since I read her first book, Good in Bed. As an aspiring author, I was excited to read the memoirs of a best-selling author to see what words of wisdom she had to share about writing and publishing many successful novels. She did not disappoint.
Hungry Heart is a compilation of essays covering topics from her childhood, her time at college, her siblings, her relationship with her estranged father and so much more. I was a little shocked at her openness about some pretty sensitive topics, like her mother becoming a lesbian after many years of marriage to Jennifer's father. She also gets intimate and graphic about her recent miscarriage. The author gets real honest about being overweight for most of her life, being teased by kids on a trip to Isreal, and pulling the trigger on weight-loss surgery. She also discusses her role on social media - it isn't all fluffy posts about The Bachelor.
Jennifer Weiner has appointed herself a sort of tenacious "watchdog" for gender equality in the publishing industry. And it all started with social media. She has been very outspoken about the fact that women authors don't get the same kind of "respect" that male authors, like Dan Brown, John Grisham, and others do. There are many sides to this argument, one being that a "Chick Lit" author is not deserving as more literary authors. And that is part of the reason for her ire, but her tenacity is starting to be viewed as "complaining" and some of her female colleagues and fans wish that she would just stand down. I am in the camp that while it was admirable at first, now it just seems like a giant temper tantrum and is borderline embarrassing. And this is coming from one of the biggest Chick Lit fans ever to read a book.
Bottom line - even though she feels that she is being "slighted" in the publishing industry, Jennifer Weiner is a successful author who has millions of devoted fans. She may never get the literary "kudos" that she feels that she deserves, but there are thousands of authors out there who aspire to have just a fraction of her success. Even though I disagree with her tenacious ways, I will always read - and likely enjoy - her books. Her social media on the other hand....
- Hungry at Heart by Jennifer Weiner
- On Twitter
- Pages: 432
- Publisher: Atria Books
- Publication Date: 10/11/2016
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Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Saturday, October 8, 2016
Julie Prentice has a stalker. It started when she wrote a hit novel loosely based on a tragedy that happened to Julie in college. Julie and her husband moved their twins to the suburbs of Cincinnati. The Mount Adams neighborhood is somewhat idyllic with neighborhood block parties and monthly newsletters. Julie and their new neighbor, John, have hit it off and meet every morning to go jogging together. Their relationship is soon a source of contention for John and his wife, Hannah. Several awkward misunderstandings make Julie feel uncomfortable in her new neighborhood. And then, strange things start happening to Julie and the fear is that her stalker has found them in Ohio. The phone calls, the notes, the "gifts" left for her are all adding to the tension of the neighborhood. Then John and his wife decide to sue Julie for one of those "awkward misunderstandings." Julie discovers that her neighbors are not as welcoming as she thought. When tragedy strikes the neighborhood is completely fractured. Will they ever be the neighborhood they once were?
Fractured is a riveting novel about a perfect neighborhood that is far from perfect. The novel is told from both Julie's perspective and John's perspective, but it alternates time periods. Starting a year ago moving forward, and then current time. When they are preparing for and testifying in front of a Grand Jury. You don't know why they are meeting or why it involves the court, but the hints are there that it involves a tragedy. And somebody is at fault. That alone makes Fractured a gripping novel that keeps you eagerly turning pages. There is also some suspicion that there never really was a stalker and that Julie is mentally unbalanced. Even the reader starts to doubt Julie and her truths. The author holds tightly to the truth until the last few pages of the book. I wasn't completely shocked by the truth, but I did not figure it out before the revelation. -- CLICK HERE FOR SPOILERS
Bottom Line - Catherine McKenzie has written an absolutely gripping novel about a neighborhood that wants to be perfect but is far from it. The dynamics of this neighborhood will suck you in and not let go until the very last page.
- Fractured by Catherine McKenzie
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- Pages: 349
- Publisher: Amazon Publishing
- Publication Date: 10/4/2016
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Tuesday, October 4, 2016
Sunday, October 2, 2016
Collette chose the rental house in South London because it looked like the kind of place that would have a landlord who wouldn't ask questions - and she was right. Collette has been on the run for a few years after things went south at the night-club where she was working. She inadvertently stole a lot of money from a very bad man and only one thing would bring her back to London. Her mother is dying.
The rundown apartment in South London is full of tenants who are on the run from something. Hussein is a refugee, running from the horrors of his home country. Sher is running from a horrible childhood, Gerald is running from a horrible mistake that ruined his career and his life. And Thomas is trying to hide the biggest secret of all. Vesta lives in the basement flat and has lived there her whole life. For the most part, they all have ignored each other, but one night there is a tragic accident that bonds them together. All of them want to keep the accident a secret, but one of them uses the experience as a learning experience. What lengths will he go to to keep his girls a secret?
This is my second book by Alex Marwood and I am convinced that she is one twisted lady. The Killer Next Door is an absolutely twisted novel. Collette is the main character and she is running for her life. She has learned how to adapt as a woman on the run, constantly looking over her shoulder, and keeping to herself. She lets her guard down by liking her new neighbors. Vesta is a sweet old lady who is like a Gran to all of them and Collette can't help by like the feisty young Sher. The author doesn't hold any punches when she writes about the gruesome parts of the book, and there are several. From a rape to murder, it is all there. Fair warning - it might not be your kind of book if you have a weak stomach. CLICK HERE FOR SPOILERS I was really pleased with the way the story ended. I was most worried about what would happen to Sher, but the author did right by her.
Bottom line - The Killer Next Door is one of those novels that you have to stop reading and really contemplate if you want to go on - not because it is a bad novel, but because it is just that good. The book is gritty and suspenseful and maybe even a little bit terrifying. The perfect read if you are in that kind of mood.
Saturday, October 1, 2016
In our house we are huge fans of Jill Kargman and her Bravo comedy Odd Mom Out. The show is set in New York City and Jill (who essentially plays herself) is the only "normal" person on the Upper East Side. Sprinkle Glitter on My Grave is a collection of essays and observations by the sardonic New Yorker.
Jill Kargman covers a lot of different topics in Sprinkle Glitter on My Grave. Like summer camp and Disney World in "Orlandon't". I found myself laughing out loud at her descriptions of everything from the overpriced hotel to the crap that is peddled in souvenir shops all over the park. $12 for a pin only to trade it away to someone else? No thank you. Her observations made me think that I was right to believe that Jill Kargman is my "Spirit Animal",
Jill goes on to talk about her famous sister-in-law, Drew Barrymore. You can tell that it was written prior to her brother's divorce, but she addresses it with a surely inserted line, that basically says they will "always be sisters." She also talks about her parents trying to get them into a cemetery on Nantucket, and it took a recommendation from the Secretary of State, John Kerry to get them in. That "story" is covered in the television show, but the show made it sound like it was her in-laws that were crazy in their quest for the perfect resting place, not her own parents. Other observations made are about plastic surgery, family holidays, and getting kids into kindergarten. It was funny and interesting and a world that I will never be a part of - and I am perfectly okay with that.
Bottom line - Jill Kargman is funny, witty, and biting in her stories and observations of life in the mystical Upper East Side. Most of us will never experience what it is like having Thanksgiving with Drew Barrymore, but it sure is fun to read about them in her book.
Thursday, September 29, 2016
Rhys and Patrick are just six years old when they are abducted from Rhys's suburban home. The nanny was left alone with them, but she was found tied up in the basement. Now it is ten years later and there may be a break in the case. Rhys's uncle calls his best friend, Myron Bolitar, to help bring the boys home. A trip across the pond and into some dangerous territory and Myron finds one of the boys, Patrick, involved with some dangerous guys. Rhys is nowhere to be found and then things get weird when they get Patrick home. He won't talk to anybody, his parents are refusing to let him talk to anybody, and he seems to be cozy with a young woman on Park Avenue. What are Patrick and his parents hiding? And where is Rhys?
It was great seeing our old friend Myron Bolitar again. There were even some appearances by Myron's nephew, Mickey, known for his own Young Adult series. It feels like it has been a while since Myron made an appearance, but he hasn't lost any of his exceptional talent for solving mysteries. Honestly, I don't remember Win, Rhys's uncle, from earlier novels, but he may not have been around in earlier novels. He and Win seemed to be on opposite ends of the spectrum, but they worked well together. There was good reason for Myron to be suspicious of Patrick and his parents. - CLICK HERE FOR SPOILERS. In the end the truth came out and it was more heartbreaking than I could have imagined.
Bottom line - Harlan Coben is such a talented author. I enjoy everything that he writes. Home is no different and it is great to connect with old friends.
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
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Monday, September 19, 2016
Charlotte's Web of Books Monday, September 19, 2016 2016, ARC, Cop Stories, Edelweiss, Gritty, Mystery No comments
Will Trent and Faith Mitchell are back. They have been called in on a case that hits a little too close to home for Will Trent. There is one dead body and enough blood to indicate that there should another body somewhere. Evidence points to the fact that the other body belongs to Trent's ex, Angie. When her car turns up at a local mortuary they are positive that she is dead. Then there is the letter that Trent gets from Angie that says "Of you are reading this I am dead." What is her connection to the ex-cop they found dead at the scene? And what is Angie's connection to one of Atlanta's most famous residents, an NBA star who is already on Trent's radar for rape. Faith and Amanda are desperate to find Angie - dead or alive- for the not knowing is going to destroy a man they love.
I have been reading about Will Trent and Faith Mitchell for years now. They are great characters who are flawed in their own ways, but are loyal to a fault. Especially Will Trent. He had a pretty brutal childhood and the only constant from that life is Angie. Even now that Will is in a happy, healthy relationship with Sara Linton he can't permanently let go of Angie. For the first time, that I can remember anyway, a portion of the book is told from Angie's viewpoint. She is bat-shit crazy, that can't be denied, but she has a pretty good reason for getting involved in the mess she is in. - CLICK HERE FOR SPOILERS - . In the end Will Trent gets the best possible resolution for him and his future with Sara.
Bottom line - The Kept Woman is Karin Slaughter at her best. While there is a lot of history between the characters in The Kept Woman, a new reader is not going to have problems keeping up. A great read if you are looking for a mystery to keep you entertained.
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Maribeth Klein is like millions of other women. She is juggling a career, a husband, and twin four-year-olds. She pushes off her chest pains as indigestion. But it isn't just indigestion, it is a heart attack and that night she finds herself in the emergency room. She ends up needing a bypass and her life was hanging on by a thread. Her recovery is more stressful than she had hoped as her husband, Jason, doesn't really step up to help out like she expected. Maribeth has to deal with her own mortality, taking care of her family, and trying to recover. It is as a double dose of lice that puts her over the edge. Again with no help from her husband. She is done. She packs a bag, withdraws some money, and heads off in search of herself. She finds herself in Pittsburgh where she searches for her birth mother and tries to come to grips with her marriage, her life, and her possible death. Will she be able to heal without the daily stressors of her life? Will leaving Jason and the twins cause irrevocable damage to her marriage? And does she even care if her marriage is irrevocably damaged?
I think Leave Me is one of those novels that a lot of women are going to be able to relate to on a very basic level. What woman hasn't had day-dreamed about driving past home and into a new life? Maribeth was an easy character to like and Jason was an easy character to dislike. The way he left Maribeth to take care of everything all the time was frustrating to me as the reader, I can only imagine the frustration Maribeth felt. But it happens all too often in marriages. I don't agree with the way she ran away, but I completely understand it. What I think it boils down to is Maribeth and Jason were so mired in the muck of their everyday life that they forgot the importance of communication. Not communication about what's for dinner, but communication about their feelings, their hopes, their dreams. In the end, it was the distance between them that gave them the gift of communication. But is it enough to save their marriage?
Bottom line - Leave Me is a cautionary tale about the importance of communication in a marriage. Leave Me is one of those books that will stick with you long after you finish the last chapter. A must read for any woman who feels overworked and underappreciated!
- Leave Me by Gayle Forman
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- Pages: 352
- Publisher: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill
- Publication Date: 9/6/2016
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Monday, September 12, 2016
Elizabeth, Zoe, and Andrew have been friends since they attended college together in Ohio and had a band together, Kitty's Mustache. Another friend, and bandmate, of theirs Lydia, went on to be a star, using the song Elizabeth wrote to propel her to superstardom. Tragically, Lydia overdosed at the age of twenty-seven, leaving their fame in the past. Now it is more than twenty years later and Elizabeth and Andrew are married with a teenage son, Harry. They live in the same neighborhood as Zoe, her wife Jane, and their daughter Ruby. A movie producer has been coming around trying to get them to sign away the rights to their story for a movie about Lydia. It stirs up all the old memories from those days. Zoe and Jane are struggling to keep their marriage together. Andrew and Elizabeth are struggling with the day-to-day routines of marriage and the ruts a couple who have been together so long are known to fall into. Then there is Ruby and Harry. They basically grew up together, but now that they are teenagers, and they are exploring the nuances of teen love. The three couples are faced with the same questions, the same troubles, the same decisions that all couples have to face at some time or another. Will the three different couples be able to work through the problems and come through the other side intact?
Modern Lovers was an intricate story with six main characters and many different layers. The kind of intricacy that you come to expect when people have known each other for decades. The history between Elizabeth, Zoe, Andrew, and Lydia had many layers to it, too. Some of their story isn't even known to all of them until almost the end of the book. And that revelation has major implications for all of them. I loved the new romance between Harry and Ruby. They were such opposites, that I found their romance to be adorable. Harry was this dorky, awkward kid. While Ruby was this exotic beauty. And together they were adorable. Of all of them, Andrew was my least favorite character. He was - I don't know - flaky? Inconsiderate? I felt like he didn't deserve Elizabeth. I was pleased with the way the story ended. I always love it when an author does an epilogue with updates on characters years down the road. It leaves me feeling as if the story is truly complete.
Bottom line - Modern Lovers spent most of the summer on everybody's "Must Read" list and know I understand why. Emma Straub has written an intelligent, entertaining read about relationships and what it means to grow up. Definitely worthy of being on the "Must Read" list.
- Modern Lovers by Emma Straub
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- Pages: 368
- Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
- Publication Date: 5/31/2016
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Saturday, September 10, 2016
I want to be like Nora Ephron when I grow up. According to one of her closest friends, Richard Cohen, she was everything I strive to be like. Funny, brilliant, fiercely loyal and fiercely devoted to her family and friends.
I have seen Nora's movies, in fact, You've Got Mail is still one of my all-time favorite movies. I have read her books like I Remember Nothing. She had a way of making her fans believe that good things, like love, could happen to good people. What I didn't know was that her first husband was Carl Bernstein of the "Woodward and Bernstein" duo, you know, the Watergate scandal that brought down a president. I also didn't know that Joe Fox was based on an old boyfriend of hers. Or that her third husband wrote the book that Goodfellas was based on and he also wrote Casino. There have been many rumors floating around that the author of this book, Richard Cohen, was the basis for Harry in When Harry Met Sally, but he denies it.
Bottom line - I like many others, was devastated when we learned of Nora Ephron's death. We didn't know then that Nora had kept her Leukemia from many of her friends. She lived a full and busy life right up to the very end and her passing has left a hole in the hearts of many.
Tuesday, September 6, 2016
Sunday, September 4, 2016
It is the week before Christmas when Edith Hind goes missing. Her boyfriend had arrived home after a weekend away to find Edith the door unlocked, blood in the flat, and Edith missing. Edith's father is the personal physician to the Royal family and feels that should afford special consideration when trying to solve the case. Detective Mannon Bradshaw is on the team trying to find out what happened to Edith, but she is preoccupied with her own issues. As a single thirty-nine-year-old woman, the loneliness of being chronically single is a distraction from the case. She turns her phone off to go on bad dates and misses some critical information about the case. As the case unfolds a picture is painted of the young Edith that is not what anybody who knows her expected. Why was she calling the convicted felon? Was she having an affair with her best friend? How is her disappearance connected with the body of the teenaged boy that was just found? Mannon and her team exhaust every lead, but will it be enough to find Edith Hind?
Missing, Presumed is a methodical, sharply-written mystery novel. Mannon Bradshaw is the main character of the book, but the story is told from her perspective, the perspective of her colleague, Davy, and from the perspective of Miriam, Edith's mother. The three different narrators gave unique perspectives of the story. Edith obviously came from an affluent family and her family was willing to pull out all the stops to find her. While it was easy to understand why they were pulling strings, it made it difficult to like her dad. Mannon was easy to like and maybe even pity. Her loneliness could be felt with every bad date she went on. She was so desperate to find love that it did interfere with her work. That made her appear to be so obviously flawed. It was sad, but as someone was single for a very long time before getting married, I get it. I get her desperate need to find somebody to call her own and can forgive her, even if she can't forgive herself. The end was pretty much a shock to me. I kept expecting this one character to be tied to Edith and Taylor (the boy), but I was way wrong. I like being wrong when it comes to mystery novels. CLICK HERE FOR SPOILERS.
Bottom line - I love it when an author can "fool" me with their story. With most mystery/suspense novels, the obvious guess is usually the correct guess. That was not the case with Missing, Presumed. Susie Steiner has written an intricate tale that will keep you guessing!
- Missing, Presumed by Susie Steiner
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- Pages: 368
- Publisher: Random House Publishing
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