Book Reviews of Shaker Run

Shaker Run
Shaker Run
Author: Karen Harper
ISBN-13: 9780778321170
ISBN-10: 0778321177
Publication Date: 5/1/2004
Pages: 416
Rating:
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
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3.6 stars, based on 73 ratings
Publisher: Mira
Book Type: Paperback
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kate Marburn thought her recovery from her former husband's betrayal was a new beginning. A quiet and controlled life as the rose gardner on the estate of Sarah Denbigh, a wealty widow, seemed to the perfect escape...But when Sarah dies under mysterious circumstances, leaving Kate the unexpected heir to Sarah's vast fortune in Shaker furniture, the police suspect Kate might have had something to do with Sarah's death. Looking for a refuge again,Kate eccepts a job as gardener at Shaker Run, an historic Shaker village....But something strange and deadly is going on beneath the flawless surface of the idyllic town. Kate's hoping Jake Kilcourse, the mysterious and rugged furniture builder who also lives at Shaker Run, can help her figure out what- but is he only using her to pursue his own agenda? Kate's dream job just might become her worst nighmate... very good read
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This is the 3rd novel I've read by this author and enjoy her very much. A little mystery, a litte romance - good, easy read. If you like Karen Harper this one won't disappoint you.
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Good read. A few twists and turns and as always a bit of history along the way.
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Kate is brought into a world of intrigue & mystery. Leaving her old life behind & starting over at an Historic Village of Shaker Run
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Her husband betrays her--her next employer dies and she becomes a suspect--and someone is making fake replicas of furniture.
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This is not as good as her Amish series, but still an enjoyable mystery.
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Mystery, Love, Intrigue....It's all here!
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I have loved all of Karen Harper's books, especially the Amish ones. I have noticed recently she has been writing historical and I have not been interested in that. I wish she would write some suspense again. Shaker Run was one of her better ones.
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Mystery takes place in a restored Shaker village. Keeps you guessing.
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Great story. Kept my interest.
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Author puts a 'rose' quote at the heading of each chapter, I like it.
"likve now, believe me,
wait not til tomorrow,
Gather the roses of life today' quote by -pierre ronsard.

Story starts with Kate Marburn, whose job as the rose gardner on the estate of Sarah Denbigh, a wealthy widow, seemed perfect. But when Sarah dies under mysterious circumstances leaving Kate the unexpected heir to Sarah's fortune, in Shaker furnitre, the police suspect Kate might have had something to do wth it.
This book has mystery, intrigue and love. it is all here. It is a good read please don't miss it.
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Kate Marburn thought her recovery from her former husband's betrayal was a new beginning. A quiet and controlled life as the rose gardener on the estate of Sarah Denbigh, a wealthy widow, seemed the perfect escape. But when Sara dies under mysterious circumstances, leaving Kate the unexpected heir to Sarah's vast fortune in Shaker furniture, the police suspect Kate might have had something to do with Sarah's death. Looking for a refuge again, Kate accepts a job as gardener at Shaker Run, an historic Shaker village. Kate's dream job just mihgt become her worst nightmare...