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  • Posted June 20, 2009

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    Another wonderful Job By Michael Thomas Ford

    Michael Thomas Ford out did himself with this book. I have read all of his books, and this one was very good. You think you knew who did, it but you will be shock when you fine out who did the killing. Its not who you think it is. When I recieved this book, I read it in 2 days. I could not put it down. Michael keeps a vivid picture of the surrounding area of the book. Like your there with all the characters, in this book. You can picture what everyone looks like,feel the love between the characters,and the hate, see the house of the main characters. I like the way he wrote this book, and he may go back to the past and to the now, but you do not get lost. I would recommend this book to anyone who likes a good fiction. Michael has done a wonderful job with all of his books. I hope he will write another book soon.

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  • Posted April 20, 2011

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    A Small Town Mystery Focused Around Two Families

    I've read about everything by this author, and always enjoy his work. This is probably his first real mystery, and he kept me guessing right up to the end. In a bit of a surprise move, the gay character is neither the star of the story nor particularly sympathetic. This is a tale of family dynamics and small town living. I appreciated this quick and entertaining read.
    Michael Travis Jasper, author of the novel, "To Be Chosen"

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  • Posted September 10, 2009

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    Dysfunctional Times Ten

    One doesn't read a Michael Thomas Ford novel for the artistry of the words, but more for the juicy human interest gossip, usually along a gay vein.
    In this novel, the gay character proves to be the biggest mess of them all, although maybe not a murderer. "What We Remember" turns out to be the remembrances of a highly dysfunctional family, and what they remember reaches a point of absurdity as the novel reaches its, um, climax.

    The story revolves around a murdered man, and one of the main characters, James, a Seattle district attorney, has been arrested for the murder on the basis of his high school ring being found with the body. Really! He is not only put in jail, but charged by the district attorney with murder. There could have been a million reasons why his ring was where it was, but the author would have us believe that this is almost insurmountable proof of his guilt. And for a district attorney, James is pretty much a wimp about it, lying in jail hoping someone will save him. This fault alone makes the novel absurd, especially for anyone who has ever watched a crime show.

    But Ford does not disappoint with the juicy stuff- rape, sex, both gay and straight, and plenty of betrayal. So if that suits you, I've got a novel for you. Just don't expect plausibility or any hint of reality.

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