Monday, March 25, 2013

And When She Was Good: A Novel by Laura Lippman



Lippman produces another thrilling novel. It is absolutely interesting and Heloise is a an intriguing character. She escaped an abusive home and into the hands of a pimp. She manages to get away and restart her life ---- yet something is amiss.

Heloise is doing the very best to hide from her past --- she is a single mom and a secret madame catering to the elite. Then --- another madam in a neighboring town, turns up dead. Is a killer on the lose and is, Heloise's life at risk?

The story is told in alternating chapters, jumping between the past and present, until the merge together perfectly. There are twists and turns that will keep you turning the pages.

Grade: B+

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