An Unlikely Beginning

An Unlikely Beginning

by Patty Wiseman

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BN ID: 2940014930420
Publisher: Desert Coyote Productions
Publication date: 07/17/2012
Series: Velvet Shoe Collection , #2
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 286
Sales rank: 1,082,361
File size: 182 KB

About the Author

The daughter of a WWII Navy vet who survived Pearl Harbor, Patty Wiseman was raised in Washington State. She attended The Wesleyan College in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, and moved to Northeast Texas where she has resided for over 30 years.
Writing has been a life-long passion and in 2007, she entered the NaNoWriMo competition to write a novel in 30 days and won. She has several short stories published and is currently working on two other novels while working full time at her job of 23 years at a financial investment company. She has two grown sons and fifteen grandchildren.
Patty currently lives with her wonderful husband, Ron, and dog Cutter.

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An Unlikely Beginning 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Frank_Scozzari More than 1 year ago
Second in the Velvet Shoe Collection, AN UNLIKELY BEGINNING is a romantic mystery that got me thinking, laughing, sighing and crying. They say that a good mystery should leave you anticipating with each page turned. This one certainly did not disappoint. And they say a good historical writer can take you back in time. Well, I was hereby transported to another place and time. Set in 1920's crime-ridden Detroit, a blue feather leads seventeen-year-old Ruth Squire on a search for her missing fiancée, Peter Kirby. She cleverly disguises herself as a seductive jazz singer in order to gain entrance into the seedier side of town. Mobsters and Riff-Raffs fill the pages as Ruth pursues her rescue mission. She follows one telling clue after another. Back-history is trickled in, which makes the story even more interesting. Overall, AN UNLIKELY BEGINNING is a fabulously entertaining read worthy of five gold stars. Having already read the first in the series (An Unlikely Arrangement), I'm now ready to dive into Book three.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great story! So many unexpected turns. I can't wait for the next book!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Another riveting book from award winning author, Patty Wiseman. Historical romance has never been so good.