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Friday, July 13, 2012

Author Reviews Libby Grandy Mystery

Desert Solioquy
Author: Libby Grandy
Author's Website: http://www.libbygrandy.com
Genre: Mystery
ISBN-10: 1475196725
EAN-13: 9781475196726
Published: June 2012
Publisher: CreateSpace


Reviewed by Laura L. Mays Hoopes originally for Amazon
Reviewer's Rating: 5 stars


Desert Soliloquy is a wonderful read. I began it one evening, thinking I'd read a bit each night until I finished the book. I couldn't stop; read the whole thing until the wee hours of the morning.

The characters are fresh, their passions are up with today's news, but they haven't let go of their need for human warmth. Libby Grandy lets them get into some desperate situations, and you can't see the ending easily from the middle at all. When you read a novel by Grandy, you feel you know the people in it and want to hear more of their lives.

She's a master storyteller and infuses her characters with that human mixture of joie de vivre and mischief that makes the whole book seethe with conflicting desires and plans. Highly recommended!

Reviewer Laura L. Mays Hoopes is author of Breaking Through the Spiral Ceiling.

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