Category: book review

Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline

Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline William Morrow Paperbacks 2013 320 Pages   From the publisher: Christina Baker Kline’s #1 New York Times bestselling novel—the captivating story of a 91-year-old woman with a hidden past as an orphan-train rider and the…

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Depraved Heart: A Scarpetta Novel by Patricia Cornwell

Depraved Heart: A Scarpetta Novel by Patricia Cornwell William Morrow: An Imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2015 466 Pages From the publisher: Dr. Kay Scarpetta is working a highly suspicious death scene in Cambridge, Massachusetts, when an emergency alert sounds on her phone. A video link seems to be from her niece Lucy. But how can it…

Devil Sent the Rain by Lisa Turner

Devil Sent the Rain: A Mystery by Lisa Turner William Morrow: An Imprint of HarperCollins Publishers September 27, 2016 352 Pages If you enjoy reading John Grisham’s books, I think you will enjoy Devil Sent the Rain. The lead character, Billy Able, is not a lawyer, but as a detective he tries to solve the murder…

French Rhapsody by Antoine Laurain

French Rhapsody by Antoine Laurain Translated from French by Jane Aitken and Emily Boyce Gallic Books, London 2016 232 Pages I received a free copy French Rhapsody from Meryl Zegarek Public Relations Inc. All opinions are my own. A few months ago I was contacted by Meryl Zegarek asking if she might send me a particular book to review…

Be Frank With Me by Julia Claiborne Johnson

Be Frank With Me by Julia Claiborne Johnson William Morrow Paperbacks September 6, 2016 309 Pages   Alice was a not-so-recent graduate who majored in accounting, but had been working in a number of different non-accounting jobs before fully committing to the profession. She was working in New York city for Mr. Vargas, an editor, at…