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Victoria Brown

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in Stamford CT, The United States
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Victoria Brown has worked in the communications industry for over thirty years, most recently as President of her own firm, Victoria Brown Marketing Communications. VBMC clients included Motorola, The Boston Globe, Citrix, CBS SportsLine, Vitacost, and Liberty Mutual. Ms. Brown grew up in northwestern Pennsylvania and lived in the Boston area for twenty years. She has a degree from the Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. She has two grown daughters and is currently basking in the sun in Boca Raton, Florida where she lives with her two miniature dachshunds and a cat named Puppy. Zemsta is her first novel.

There’s a lot of talk lately about reviews and how an author goes about getting reviews. Historically, only those who did not have a personal interest in the author gave what was considered a legitimate review. But what about now? Why shouldn’t friends and family review an author’s book? We all know that on Amazon [...]
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3.83 avg rating — 123 ratings — published 2011 — 3 editions
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Brown’s debut novel recounts how a young woman’s murder affects the lives of childhood friends.

In the early-20th century, three adolescent boys—Nickels, Kurt and Charlie—are the most loyal of chums. They each face their share of h
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The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
"I have not read Tartt’s two previous, and by most accounts, superior novels. In The Goldfinch you can see that the talent is there but something is drastically off in the storytelling. The book drags and drags. It exasperates with unnecessary deta..." Read more of this review »
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I loved the Goldfinch for the first three quarters. In fact, I recommended it to several friends. That part of the book I would rate a 5. The writing was beautiful, and for the most part did not bog down. But at about the three-quarters mark, it bega ...more
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"I began watching the BBC/Starz adaptation of this trilogy and decided to read the actual books. Although the subject matter is fascinating, Gregory's writing style is mediocre at best. The story is told from the point of view of Elizabeth Woodvill..." Read more of this review »
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Red Sparrow is one of the best spy novels I've read in a very long time. There's no question that Matthews lived the life--it's evident on every page of the book. The intricate plot is riveting, and you can tell he put great thought into every scene. ...more
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