"The Breakers" holds its secrets to almost the end. But this expertly crafted , classic story is even more of a tease then usual. Walters narrows the field of suspesct om a woman's murder then proceeds to persuade you , in turn, of each's guilt. But just when you think you know who the killer realy is, another clue comes along to undermine your confidence and convince you otherwise. I enjoyed it.
Coming-of-age novel showing the summer for a girl and her life on the shore baby-sitting and caring for a cousin who is in failing health. The parents plan their life around giving every advantage to their beautiful daughter. The author gives insight and grace to everyday life in Theresa's summer season.
A homeless man is found dead in a wealthy area of London. Why did he starve to death in thst partof one of the richest capitals of the world? Why in the garage of the wealthy widow-whose source of wealth cannot be easily explained if her husband is dead?? The layers of plot and meaning are both absorbing and fun to read.
British mystery. Dr Jean Montrose with her busy practice finds time to 'help' police with intriguing mystery that has unbelievable features. The heat wave affects tempers and there are whispers of witches, spells and the supernatural when a man was found burned to death.
Sheltering fram an air raid with an aling stranger, a pretty but awkward teen-ager is launched into an adventure by a letter he gave her just before he died.She finds herself in an eccentric farm family far from blacked-out London. There she grows and matured as winter turns to spring and the two boys she thought she loved fades from her heart. Mary Wesley fans will not be disappointed.
Writer's thirst for success causes him to lose focus on family that sustains him. He makes some missteps but a stranger's mysterious message about the brevity of his future helps him discover the truth about himself and what it will take to find what he lost.
A Kate Fansler mystery. The book raises some relevant issues about dangerous forces and movements in society today..author's insider knowledge enlivens her descriptions of academia. A St.Bernard puppy may be an important clue or a red herring. A witty and literate addition to her 11 other mysteries.
It was a peaceful fholiday until a body was found in the whirlpool. The DS Duncan Kincaid of Scotland Yard gets to work investigating murder amidst the secluded loveliness of a Yorkshire time-share. His partner Gemma James has to come and help solve the puzzle.
Sequel to Fresh Air. Lucinda continues getting to know her family. Then 9/11 happens and causes shattering repercussions that affect everyone & everything Lucinda knows. They grapple with the upheaval that is the result of a single day's events.