Book Review: “The Death of Mrs. Westaway”, by Ruth Ware

The death of bitter, vindictive Mrs. Westaway sets off a chain of events that unearth long-buried secrets. Full of atmosphere and plot twists, this suspense novel is a real page turner. Continue reading

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Book Review: “The Summer Wives”, by Beatriz Williams

“The Summer Wives” is an engrossing novel, set in a time and place where wealthy families summered in island mansions off the coast of New England, over-drank regularly at their exclusive clubs and played a lot of bridge (actually, they probably still do most of that). It explores themes of love, family and social class in a way that is sometimes melancholy, sometimes hopeful and always engaging. Continue reading