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Blue Skies

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3 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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In Phoenix forty-seven years old, wealthy tax law specialist Drake Cameron apparently dies of a massive coronary though he seemed in perfect health. His fourteen year old daughter April found his boy in their bathroom. His ex-wife commercial pilot Nicole Burgess knows...
In Phoenix forty-seven years old, wealthy tax law specialist Drake Cameron apparently dies of a massive coronary though he seemed in perfect health. His fourteen year old daughter April found his boy in their bathroom. His ex-wife commercial pilot Nicole Burgess knows that the funeral does not have that many attendees because when the domineering Drake labeled a person as an enemy combatant, they would be freed from Gitmo fast, regardless of the alleged incident. She felt lucky to escape with her sanity from their marriage but still feels depression and guilt that she lost custody of her children to him.......................... Drake¿s nasty lawyer informs Nikki that her former spouse left his children with nothing and even her child payments vanished without a trace. She is irate and her trust in men is devastated further. She marvels how her airline¿s friend Dixie McPherson can still seek about everlasting love. As a potential dangerous situation occurs with lives on the line, Nikki learns loving relationships with no time for hatred and ire are what matters, but will she and her copilot live longer enough for her to display the lesson learned?................................ BLUE SKIES is an engaging character study that provides insight into airline personnel. The story line predominantly soars with Nikki as the pilot, but also adds depth by a solid glimpse at Dixie and another pal. The suspense comes late in the plot, but besides adding tension, this is the device that enables Nikki to finally see clearly the BLUE SKIES smiling at all she has. This is one author who proves a Carr can fly............................. Harriet Klausner

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4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

Not on par with Virgin River books. This book, written several y

Not on par with Virgin River books. This book, written several years ago, shows how Robyn Carr's writing has improved since. It is largely descriptive narrative going into detail about how an airline start up works. Although that's fairly interesting it drags in parts. ...
Not on par with Virgin River books. This book, written several years ago, shows how Robyn Carr's writing has improved since. It is largely descriptive narrative going into detail about how an airline start up works. Although that's fairly interesting it drags in parts. Meantime there wasn't nearly enough character interaction and dialog for me. Nikki the main character, is an interesting woman and the book does reveal some of the problems women face in the work place. As for the problems a working mother might experience unexpectedly getting custody back of a teenage daughter and young son after four years--not so much. Nikki has two incredibly helpful best friends who, along with Nikki, are relationship challenged. At the end of the novel all three are neatly set up in good relationships that just sort of happen rather than grow (Nikki's friend Dixie's relationship is somewhat more developed than the other two). As with Carr's other books, Blue Skies, is full of good, admirable characters (and one well described jerk) but I just felt I was told too much about them rather than having their personalities revealed through action in the book

posted by 6027759 on September 9, 2012

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 26, 2012

    Great read!

    This is a lighthearted read, very enjoyable.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 21, 2012

    Re-release but an excellent read

    This book brought back memories of 9/11 from a unique perspective. The characters were interesting and though a romance it was as much a book of friendships are changing your life at any age. Robyn Carr remains a favorite author and it is nice to read one of her books not tied to Virgin River.

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