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by Lucretia Grindle

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Author:
Lucretia Grindle
ISBN13:
978-0330491563
ISBN:
0330491563
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Pan (2007)
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Felony & mayhem press, new york. Chapter One. IT WAS HOT and there was a stone in my shoe. These are two of the things I remember, two of the things I think of when I think of the day my husband died. I understand that you might consider that strange.

Felony & mayhem press, new york. That you might reasonably expect something more momentous, a flash of insight, something large, or incomprehensibly moving.

The Faces Of Angels book. Another great novel by Lucretia Grindle - the minute the setting is anywhere in Italy I am hooked but Florence made it even more appealing. Has all the great elements of a detective/mystery book and adds in lovely food, setting and atmosphere. Loved every minute of it and struggled to predict the ending.

He takes my hand, kisses my palm and presses it to his cheek while he scrolls pages down his monitor. When he finally looks at me and sees I’m dressed, he raises his eyebrows. When he finally looks at me and sees I’m dressed, he raises his eyebrows partment, to see if Billy’s back, or has left a message. Do you want me to come with you?’. I won’t be gone long. Pierangelo opens his mouth and closes it again, deciding he knows better than to argue. Instead he squeezes my hand. I’ll be here,’ he says. Call if you need anything. If you need anything. The words go around and around in my head

Why would she do that?’. It is just past eight in the morning, and I have caught him on his way to work

Why would she do that?’. It is just past eight in the morning, and I have caught him on his way to work. ic as he walks along the street. So you didn’t actually see her?’. I’m beginning to wish I hadn’t made this call. I didn’t open the door,’ I add. ‘It was three in the morning. As if that explains everything. Which, from the sound of his voice, Pierangelo thinks it does. Then he adds, ‘Look, cara, something woke you up and you got spooked

On a sweltering day in Florence, art student and newlywed Mary Warren wandered into a shady tunnel of trees. Within minutes, she was brutally attacked and her husband murdered. And within months the killer was identified, caught, and dead. It's now two years later, and Mary has returned to Florence at the invitation of her lover a relationship that predates what she insists on calling the ';accident. Crumbling and beautiful, Florence is eternally compelling

Lucretia Grindle is one of four children of newspaper reporter turned . The Faces of Angels, published in the UK in 2006 and cited by BBC Radio.

Lucretia Grindle is one of four children of newspaper reporter turned entrepreneur Paul Davidson Grindle and his wife Patricia née Walsh. Grindle's first two published novels, the Pocket Books-issued The Killing of Ellis Martin (1993) and So Little to Die For (1994), both featured elements of the cozy mystery genre and had a common central character in British police inspector H. W. Ross.

Lucretia Grindle was born in the United States and now lives in Devon with her husband. This is her second novel. Библиографические данные. 0330542001, 9780330542005.

Only in the beautiful city of Florence can the faces of angels mask a terrifying killer.

Lucretia Grindle is a new discovery and after reading The Faces of Angels, I am anxiously awaiting delivery of her other books, the highest possible recommendation a reader can give

Lucretia Grindle is a new discovery and after reading The Faces of Angels, I am anxiously awaiting delivery of her other books, the highest possible recommendation a reader can give. Mary Warren is moderately unhappy in a marriage of emotional convenience when she and her husband have the chance to live in Florence on an exchange program for religious schools.

by. Grindle, Lucretia W. Publication date. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books.

Page edges tanned, spine creased. Shipped from the U.K. All orders received before 3pm sent that weekday.
  • Lucretia Grindle is a new discovery and after reading The Faces of Angels, I am anxiously awaiting delivery of her other books, the highest possible recommendation a reader can give. Other reviews criticized this book for being overly wordy and detailed but Grindle had me and held me from the first page.

    Mary Warren is moderately unhappy in a marriage of emotional convenience when she and her husband have the chance to live in Florence on an exchange program for religious schools. While strolling in the Boboli Gardens one afternoon, Mary is attacked by a psychopath and saved by her husband, who dies in the attempt. Ever afterwards Mary refers to these events as the accident. Returning to Florence a few years later to reunite with her lover, an affair that predates the precipitous end of her marriage, Mary is determined that the events of the past not determine her present or her future. This is not as easy as it would seem as the attack haunts her, as does her guilt over her husband, not a bad man, just not the man for her. Then other young women start dying and they all have the signature of the killer who attacked Mary and her husband. Yet this cannot be as Mary's attacker and the murderer of two other women was caught, convicted and killed in an unfortunate accident.

    Mary begins to doubt that her attacker and the murderer of several other women was caught at all. Police think there may be a copy cat or a previously unknown accomplice. The solution to all of these mysteries both literal and emotional makes for an enthralling read. The characters are real but not so flawed that they are annoying and the mystery while fairly standard to the serial killer genre is raised by the quality and immediacy of the writing. Lucretia Grindle is a literate writer of thrillers and mysteries and I look forward to her other books. Moderate sex and a bit more than moderate violence, the description of Mary's original attack is horrifying to the reader. Recommended to fans of international mysteries, serial killer mysteries and literary thrillers.

  • I read this one, the first in the series, after reading the next two and I liked them much better than this one. The later two are told from the detective's point of view while this one is told from the POV of one of the victims of the crimes. I actually did not even finish the book although I read about 80% of it, I was just bored by that point and did not really care enough about the characters to read to the end.

  • I ordered this book because of its critical praise, but I never finished the book. I did not like the main character. I thought she acted like a Valley Girl and it made for chaotic reading.

  • This book is wonderfully atmospheric with enough mystery to ensure it's gripping. I have ordered the others but I hope they don't have the word "anyways" constantly. The frequency is irritating enough but surely not everyone in Florence says "anyways" instead of "anyway." "Anyway" is annoying enough when used so often but "anyways" sounds semi-illiterate unless it's English?

  • Forget Dan Brown--this book captures Florence. It is the main character, and described beautifully. very truly too, if you have ever traveled there. Pretty good page turning mystery as well.

  • The book had so much discription of every little detail that I got board with it. Good story.

  • Lucretia Grindle has created a very dark and riveting story about a woman returning to Florence after being attacked some years before. This is not a police procedural at all, though it does include a detective who plays a role in her next two books that are also set in Florence. What stands out for me in this, and Villa Triste--the second book in this series (I haven't read the third one yet, since I just got it) is the three dimensional quality of the characters and the immersion in the city of Florence. I have only spent a few days in Florence, but I could feel the city flowing around me. A blurb on the cover described the book as "claustrophobic". I understood what that reviewer meant, but I didn't sense it as claustrophobia but rather intensity and closeness of the personality of the city.

    The only thing I had difficulty with was the large cast of characters, and keeping them straight. I think this comes from foreign names not sticking in one's head as easily, especially when sometimes the same characters have nicknames.

    Lucretia Grindle is a natural writer, so I never felt her reaching for "literary" allusions. You lose yourself in the intrigue and the tension and the characters lives flow by you.

    I would be very surprised if you were disappointed in this book.

  • Great read! I love all her books but think this was one of my favorites. Recommend it!