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Clarissa Draper

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My hero taught me to read. I don't mean literally.

Perhaps I should say, my hero taught me to love reading and in turn, love writing. Who is my hero?

My sister.

She loves to read. She'll read anything she can get her hands on, especially mysteries written by Agatha Christie, Rex Stout, and Dick Francis. Anyway, that love created a love of reading in me. On so many occasions she would push a book... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 03, 2014 03:32 • 57 views
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" I can't wait to try it. I've read YA books before and have liked them. "
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Type of mystery: Who-dunnit, PI

First line: The Monday before Thanksgiving, my car disappeared.

At 25%: I really love the premise of the book, it's like PI Marlow meets Liar, Liar. The main character doesn't like his superpower and at this point, we do
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The start: The start was wonderful. A man and a woman pick up another woman at her house. Something happens in the house and we begin to suspect something went wrong. What that was, we have to wait until the end.
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At 10%: I love this writer's voice. She so entertaining to read. This is a light-hearted book. The subject matter is not serious and I don't think it's meant to be. Haven't come across the murder yet...

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Amazing book! It's not a big book but it packs a punch. The suggestions are realistic and practice. A must have for all writing shelves.
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message 3: by Stacy

Stacy Eaton Clarissa - thank you for your friendship!


Harlequin Books Hi Clarissa, I'm sorry it took so long to stop by but I wanted to let you know that I'm pleased to meet you and look forward to discussing books with you. If you ever have any questions about any of the titles on my shelves or about eHarlequin.com and all it has to offer, please ask. I'll be happy to answer. I’ll also have Harlequin news updates on my profile on a regular basis so be sure to stop by to keep up on everything Harlequin!


message 1: by Beth

Beth Hi Clarissa,
Thanks for befriending this mystery author on Goodreads! I hope you will put my books, A Real Basket Case and To Hell in a Handbasket, on your to-read list. If you'd like to enter a contest for free mystery books, sign up for my email newsletter at: http://bethgroundwater.com/ .
- Beth


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