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Writ on Water

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A woman who dreams of an imminent murder can trust no one-not her kindly employer nor his sexy son, not the visions that dominate her mind, and certainly not her heart.
ebook, 351 pages
Published July 1st 2011 by Dorchester Publishing (first published February 27th 2007)
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I'm struggling with this one.....the intro has not really grabbed my attention and honestly, I just don't care although the premise so far, photographing funerary art for insurance purposes due to theft, is interesting but.....ho-hum. SO WHAT?!

So people are stealing stonework from cemetaries....yeah? But that is where she leaves it....nothing else so I'm not sure why I should care about it. I might try one more time to get to a good part but knowing me...I'll end up forgetting about it.

Ok, I gi...more
Kat McKay
I could barely get past the first page. My eyes glazed over on the 1st sentence and I had to re-read it and actually focus to understand what she was saying. Writing is like water, it should just flow. There shouldn't be big boulder words getting in my mind's way.
Eg., "The blooms lost all sense of their formerly neat borders until they overgrew most of the stony path that led to the rusted iron gates; their falling petals were like clots of goare coagulating on the stony ground - evil's secret...more
This book just never seemed to go anywhere. It starts out with an interesting premise - witch grandma & crazy dreams - but then it was just nothing. It took until halfway through the book for something to happen and even then, it didn't seem to meet with what I had been led to believe to be the main premise of the story.
It used to be I ALWAYS finished a book if I started it. As I have gotten older I have learned that some books just aren't worth wasting your time on. I hate to say it but this book fell into that catagory for me. I couldn't finish it. So I have to give it a one star review, I just didn't like it.
Incredibly atmospheric, but very little ever happens and what little does is not explained.
I liked the story, but it felt like it was rushed and pieces were missing.
I kept waiting for something to happen and .......
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Melanie, an award-winning author of more than fifty novels, stories and poems lives with her writer husband in the California Gold Country with their cat (also a writer who has a page on myspace) and their dog (who is hoping to get a page on facebook as soon as she masters typing). Melanie likes gardening but hates the deer who also like her garden, and she volunteers at a local animal shelter.
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