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The River Knows

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1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

Lots of Suspense and a wonderful story woven by Amanda

Set in the late Victorian era of England, this is a charming romance with a dose of a compelling tale of mystery to boot. The reader will find that the characters are well-developed and realistic. There is humor which I always appreciate and some of the supporting chara...
Set in the late Victorian era of England, this is a charming romance with a dose of a compelling tale of mystery to boot. The reader will find that the characters are well-developed and realistic. There is humor which I always appreciate and some of the supporting characters actually made me think of someone that I had known over the years. As the story moves along in this enticing story of society's upper-class that is cloaked in dark secrets that are tied to the Thames River, hence the title: The River Knows.
The novel has the main character Louisa Bryce, the journalist, and then there's the wealthy Anthony Stalbridge that is seeking answers to his fiancé Fiona drowning that has been ruled a suicide. These two connect and fall in love. I'll stop here.
I found that that this tale has plenty of action and a number of surprises. If you haven't read any of Quick's books this is an excellent introduction to her writing skills.

posted by SSommers on March 18, 2011

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2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

decent

I'm a big fan of Amanda Quick and I really thought this to be an interesting read when I read the synopsis. I liked some of the intrueige though a little more suspense could have been added. I also would have like to have seen some more passion. It did have some of Quic...
I'm a big fan of Amanda Quick and I really thought this to be an interesting read when I read the synopsis. I liked some of the intrueige though a little more suspense could have been added. I also would have like to have seen some more passion. It did have some of Quick's halmark wit though. It was alright but I have read better from her.

posted by Anonymous on April 22, 2008

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 4, 2007

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    I really wanted to like this book, and it sounded like it would be intriguing, mysterious and sexy. It wasn't. It was plodding and predictable, with no surprises, and a 'romance' that seemed especially fake. Left me with the feeling that the author needed to crank one out in order to make some quick cash. Waste of time.

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