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Excellent story. Twin brothers, not truly illegitimate but lost in the maze of the life of their father's second marriage. Deceit of a "banker"... trials and tribulations in the era. Very well spun characters and plotline including English "entailments" surrounding inheritances. Old old stories - but as new as today at the same time. A great read the whole way through.
12/22/2012
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Working my way through the available titles from Wilkie Collins - no way to be less than satisfied with his immaculately written stories. You don't need to even delve into the plotline (trust me) - just dive in.
12/15/2012
Well I wish I had read the works of Wilkie Collins sooner, but now I have discovered him and am very glad. The Woman in White is just superb from start to finish and since I love 'period' books - well there you are then. A ghost, but not a ghost, love stories, plotting relatives - it is all there. Beautifully woven. Wilkie Collins is an excellent writer. My heartfelt thanks to "Many Books".
12/15/2012
Ritu Sethi - Murder Mystery with a Parent-Child Theme
FEATURED AUTHOR - A beach; a mystery; a bubbly drink: Ritu's favorite vacation day. She has spent years living in both Montreal and Vancouver--which inspired the settings of Book 1 and Book 2 of the Gray James Mystery Series respectively. Ritu won the Colorado Gold Award for the first in the Chief Inspector Gray James Murder Mystery Series, His Hand In the Storm. As our Author of the Day, she tells us about the second book, Kill Me Why?, which is currently an Amazon bestseller. Please give us a short… Read more