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The Widow Waltz: A Novel

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

The Widow Waltz by Sally Koslow Laughed when Lucy and Nicola wer

The Widow Waltz by Sally Koslow
Laughed when Lucy and Nicola were reciting 'good night moon' phrases as it's one of my favorites to read with my grandson. What a treasure to find it in this book.
Such heartache when Georgia learns that she has not much money left-her hu...
The Widow Waltz by Sally Koslow
Laughed when Lucy and Nicola were reciting 'good night moon' phrases as it's one of my favorites to read with my grandson. What a treasure to find it in this book.
Such heartache when Georgia learns that she has not much money left-her husband rather led a different life she knew nothing of. Her brother Stephen helps her to solve
some mysteries: the money, ring, etc.
Besides Ben's death there is a pregnancy, mortgages where she thought they owned all the houses outright...
As the story goes on we learn all the background that help you understand what's not only going on but things that happened in the past shed light on current things.
Loved learning about the jewelry designing and love all the travel, NY, Paris, etc.
Didn't expect the ending the book had but it was just perfect! Loved where it went!
I received this book from Edelweiss by Penguin Group (USA) Inc.in exchange for my honest review.

posted by jbarr5 on June 13, 2013

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Most Helpful Critical Review

2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

Not for me.

I did not care for this book. The writing was too flowery, overly wordy, and hard to follow. The characters were unlikable and the plot ridiculous. I finished the book but found the ending unsatisfying. I will not be reading anything else by this author as I found her w...
I did not care for this book. The writing was too flowery, overly wordy, and hard to follow. The characters were unlikable and the plot ridiculous. I finished the book but found the ending unsatisfying. I will not be reading anything else by this author as I found her writing style verbose and annoying.

posted by amila on September 17, 2013

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 22, 2013

    Stilted writing

    Mediocre writing. Banal plot.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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