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I just finished reading The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah for my book club. I was one of the few members of the club who didn’t love it. I thought the writing of descriptive passages was excellent, but the two main characters had very little depth. But mostly, there wasn’t a single original or unexpected idea in the entire book. Every plot twist was signalled way ahead. The story of the occupation of France during WWII and of the resistance has...[read on]About the book, from the publisher:
The author of By Book or By Crook returns to the Outer Banks and the Lighthouse Library, where Lucy Richardson must shed light on a shocking murder…Visit Eva Gates's website, Facebook page, and Twitter perch. Visit Vicki Delany's website and look for the first in her Year Round Christmas series, Rest Ye Murdered Gentlemen, from Berkley Prime Crime, on Nov. 3rd.
Lucy has finally found her bliss as a librarian and resident of the Bodie Island Lighthouse. She loves walking on the beach, passing her evenings with the local book club, bonding with the library cat, Charles, and enjoying the attention of not one, but TWO eligible men. But then her socialite mother, Suzanne, unexpectedly drops in, determined to move Lucy back to Boston—and reunite her with her ex-fiancé.
To make matters worse, Suzanne picks a very public fight at the local hotel with her former classmate Karen Kivas. So, when Karen turns up dead outside the library the next morning, Suzanne is immediately at the top of the suspect list. Now Lucy must hunt down a dangerous killer—before the authorities throw the book at her poor mother…
The Page 69 Test: Booked for Trouble.
Writers Read: Eva Gates / Vicki Delany.