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shubeteach has commented on (3) products.

T Is for Trespass (Kinsey Millhone Mysteries) by Sue Grafton
T Is for Trespass (Kinsey Millhone Mysteries)

shubeteach, November 14, 2008

Ok, girlfriend! I need a new "fix"! Where's U is for...?? This one is well done, with just the correct amount of "catch up" with stable characters, and a dynomite, on target plot that could be set in the 2000s as well as the 1980s.

There are twists and turns a plenty and, while I guessed the ending, that was ok because the ride was fun.

If you've never dipped you toe in to the "alphabet", do start with the earlier ones, and have some fun trying to spot some errors as you go along.

I know Grafton has said she hates the idea of having her babies turned in to either movies or TV programs, but we, the fans, would love it.
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Missing Justice: A Samantha Kincaid Mystery by Alafair Burke
Missing Justice: A Samantha Kincaid Mystery

shubeteach, November 14, 2008

Ms Burke needs to get with her dad and polish her style a bit. Sorry, but he's a much better writer who thinks it's important to get both character AND setting "right".

Also, if you're going to write a novel using a real setting, please make sure you know the geography. In both books set in Portland, Ms Burke gets too many details wrong.

Story line and character growth are both weak. Her novel set in NY is better on both counts. I do not live in NY and therefore cannot comment on setting.
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The Runaway Quilt by Jennifer Chiaverini
The Runaway Quilt

shubeteach, November 14, 2008

Interesting and satisfying until the final chapters, I especially enjoyed the "travel in time" aspect of the story. The ending, however, left me feeling as though the writer either got tired of the story or was setting the reader up for a sequel.
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