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The Typewriter Girl

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  • Posted March 28, 2013

    I am shocked that there are not more reviews. I absolutely loved

    I am shocked that there are not more reviews. I absolutely loved this book, and I am one tough customer. I thought this was such a beautiful love story. I wasn't expecting it to be. The title through me off. But the cover helped convince me to give it a try. I was so pleasantly surprised. I wanted more! Perhaps a longer book or a sequel. Anyway, I am going on my Twitter account and promoting this book, even though I don't know the author. I am not sure if this was her first novel or not. But I fell in love with the characters and goofy as it sounds, I pictured Ryan Gosling & Rachel McAdams the whole time. Bravo!

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  • Posted October 20, 2013

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    From the first moment when we meet Betsey Dobson, we┬┐re drawn in

    From the first moment when we meet Betsey Dobson, we’re drawn into her world and routing for her to get ahead in this hard world.
    Back in the days, when women’s choices of professions were so limited, it’s hard to imagine a woman wanting to make their own way. To get ahead meant dealing with the harsh realities of the man’s business world. Women were objectified and looked down upon.
    Betsey was offered a way out of a dead in position. Getting to Idensea, and learning all she could along the way with a benefactor that didn’t realize she was what he truly longed for. John Jones was also looking to hitch his wagon to a shining star. At first glance, that star wasn’t Betsey. 
    It was a short summer with the ups and down of the tourist business at the sea side resort. Betsey ever the challenge, John ever the dreamer, weave a together a romance fit for the ages. 
    This is a marvelous tale, and as a debut novel it exceeded my expectations. I loved the development of all of the characters, the rogues that you want to smite, to the young lovers you can’t wait for the blindfolds to be removed so they can realize the precious gift before them. The setting is so well described that you can envision every scene as it unfolds before you as you read. As one that normally doesn’t read historical romances, I’m very glad I had the opportunity to read The Typewriter Girl, and will look forward to reading more of Alison Atlee’s books.

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  • Posted March 25, 2013


    The idea and adventure in this story was good but I really had a hard time understanding the written accent of one of the characters. Too many big words for me but I really did enjoyed it.

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