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Wormwood (China Bayles Series #17)

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  • Posted February 11, 2012

    High hopes dashed!

    I was looking forward to this book with its Shaker background, but I was so disappointed! It was so predictable. From the moment you meet the victim and the killer, you just know what will happen. Again, I think Ms. Albert is dumbing down her stories and I don't know why. I have one left loaded in my NOOK and I don't know if I will even read it. It is too bad because I have bought all of the China books. It is like looking at an old friend who had changed and not for the better. You have to wonder why...

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  • Posted May 8, 2010

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    What a disappointment

    I have loved China Bayles and Susan Wittig Albert since day one, however this book just lost me. It takes palce at a Shaker Village in Kentucky. The first chapter is written as though China is talking to you and then every other chapter is from the viewpoint of a Shaker many years past. The plot was boring and the characters were as well. I missed the folks in Pecan Springs. It was a hard book to read, normally I can read this series in a day because it keeps my attention. This book in the series was one I forced myself to finish just to be able to say I read it. It was a major disappointment and I am glad I bought the paperback instead of wasting money on the hardcover. I'm sorry Mrs. Albert, but, this book wasn't your finest.

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    Posted April 19, 2012

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