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Twisted Creek

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  • Posted June 13, 2009

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    First book I read by Jodi Thomas

    I have to say that this book has a little bit of everything to enthrall readers for the complete book. It has a cast of characters with unusual backgrounds set in a backwoods environment with a lot of suspense added when the bad guys appear. It makes you want to laugh and cry and hope for a better life for the main character, Allie Daniels and her Nana. It has a cast of misfit people who come together to save their piece of Americana on a Texas Creek. Once I started reading this story, it was almost impossible to put down for any reason. Jodi has the gift to make you want to be a part of the lives in the book and a yearning to know more about the characters after the book is read.

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  • Posted December 9, 2008

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    fans will enjoy this Texas two step romance.

    The Texas attorney sends a registered letter informing Allie Daniels that her Uncle Jefferson recently died and she inherited his estate. Although confused since has no Uncle Jefferson, Allie sees this as a good luck opportunity to start anew taking her beloved Nana with her.-------- Allie and Nana relocate to the Texas lake community of Jefferson¿s Crossing. She quickly falls in love with her new home however, she lives in fear that she will be exposed as a hoax and unceremoniously run out of town. Her biggest fear is her attraction to Luke a drifter whom she believes will be the one to learn the truth about her. Luke is attracted to the newcomer, but his prime mission is to uncover who is using the nearby abandoned cabins as a meth lab.--------- TWISTED CREEK is a fine contemporary romance starring two likable lead characters, a wonderful Nana, and several eccentric Texans. Interestingly the warmer relationship is between the grandma and granddaughter even with the growing love shared by Allie and Luke which is fun to follow as he tries to hide his mission from the two newcomers. Although the suspense comes very late, fans will enjoy this Texas two step romance.------------ Harriet Klausner

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 4, 2008

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    Twisted Creek Review Allie Daniels was not only poor, but unlucky to boot. Her mother had left her on her grandmother's doorstep and seemed to forget she had a child. For years, Allie and Nana tried to stay one step ahead of poverty but it seemed to be closing in on them. When Allie gets a letter from a lawyer in Texas she is surprised to find a cashier's check for enough to pay off her bills and travel to Texas to look into the piece of lake property on Twisted Creek that was left to her by her Uncle Jefferson. But one problem made her believe that her luck hadn't changed ... she nor Nana knew of an Uncle Jefferson! Allie and Nana make a pledge to make a go of the little store and cafe, at least until the lawyer discovers he made a mistake and contacted the wrong Allie Daniels. Nana is proud commander of the kitchen where she hangs her most cherished possession, a wind chime. Their store is revived and soon becomes the gathering place for both good times and trouble. You'll laugh. You'll cry. But most of all, you'll remember, as you share the stories of a motley crew of folks who bind together in a time of crisis ... one that will change their lives forever.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 10, 2008

    Refreshing change

    I thought Twisted Creek was a wonderful book. It was a nice change from most romance/mystery books I've read.It didn't have sex in it, which makes it a book that ANYONE can read, no matter what your age is. The author couldn't have done a better job on describing things just enough to draw your own picture in your head without going overboard. I hope the author continues with a series of these charactors. I think each charactor has a good story line to be told.I couldn't put the book down!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 6, 2008

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    I very much enjoyed reading this book and watching how the motley crew of characters got along together as if they were family protected each other as if they were family. I enjoyed the uncertain relationship between Allie and Luke, the love between Allie and Nana. By the time I finished the book, I was wishing that there were more in a series so that I could visit with these people again.

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