Diana's daughter, Megan, also quarreled with her on the day of her death. The Reverend Stephen O'Connell, founder of the town's outspoken Lifeblood Coalition, had reasons of his own to want Diana's practice shut down, including her involvement with his troubled teenager. The investigation of the case unleashes a flood of secrets in Duprey's small Colorado town, whose residents must face haunting questions, and the accusations of their own consciences.
©2006 Elisabeth Hyde; (P)2006 HighBridge Company
"Like Anne Tyler, Hyde captures the quirky, heartbreaking core of a character and puts it on the page in shining prose." (Publishers Weekly)
Not a terrible book, yet not a great book. The biggest problem is the narrator. The voice in character is too much. Since this medium is so reliant on the narrator, I tended to miss the content. This is a book that I would probably take out of the library and read myself to form a fairer opinion.
As a mystery this book was way too predictable! This may satisfy you if you like romance with a murder and some lame detecting by the local police.
The narrator's voice was a bit annoying ? good for commercial voice overs with a direct message, but several characters seemed like a real stretch.
I found this book to be a disappointment. It had an intriguing premise-a mystery about the murder of an abortion doctor. But the characters were incompletely drawn and in the case of the doctor's daughter, intensely dislikable. In addition, many of the scenes in the book were implausible.
It was engaging enough to want to finish to find out what happened--but overall only a fair mystery story.
I loved this book..interesting characters..good mystery. The last hour gets a tiny bit slow, but at that point I was so into the book it didn't matter to me. I had some trepidation about it because of the subject matter..but it really isn't about abortion, it is just a good murder mystery. I wish there were more books available by this author.
Addicted to Audible!
This was an extremely dissapointing book. I expected more from it. It was totally predictable and not at all original. The reader was excellent however. Dont waste your time of credits on this one.
The relationship that developed between the daughter, Megan and the police investigator.
I would not recommend this title to my friends.
before downloading this book because I thought it was really captivating. I enjoyed it thoroughly and often think back to the characters.
I agree with the other reviewers that the narration of this story wasn't well done. The narrator was over the top and annoying, and I almost stopped listening to it a few times even though the story wasn't bad at all.
This book was so much more than a mystery. It explored topics such as abortion, Down's syndrome, child pornography, and more. The narrator was a little over the top and annoying at times.. but the story made you forget her after awhile. I am a little upset that the author left a dangling piece of information about semen in the victim unresolved. But, I will think about this book for a long time.
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