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I wouldn't call this incomplete -- it's kind of hard-boiled, and in that way it feels kind of telegraphed, or like the rhythm is clipped, but the story doesn't feel incomlete. I liked it.
08/03/2007
Frankly, after the first two novels in this series, Mr. Standfast was a let down -- it seemed disjointed, forced, and more stridently "pro war" than the last two.

The characterizations of anyone not British, upper-class, white, and militaristic were annoyingly two-dimensional and insulting as well.
02/18/2006
I really enjoyed this one -- there were parts where I felt like it could have been tightened up a bit, but the story, the characters, and the overall plot were quite engaging.
01/28/2006
Ruth Saberton - Family, Forbidden Love, and Long Kept Secrets
FEATURED AUTHOR - Ruth Saberton always knew she wanted to be a writer. From an early age, she was busy filling notebooks with stories. Her debut novel, 'Katy Carter Wants a Hero' was championed by Richard and Judy and nominated for the RNA's Romantic Comedy of the Year Award as well as being described by Heat Magazine as, 'the heir apparent to Bridget Jones'. Ruth writes under her own name, but also has several pen names which include Jessica Fox, Georgie Carter, Holly Cavendish, and Lucy Hepburn. Ruth is… Read more