The Mist of Quarry Harbor
The sheets were damp and cold as she climbed into bed, and as she lay shivering, she ached with loneliness. . . . Cassie lay listening to the creaking timbers of the old hotel, and tears slid down her face.
It doesn't matter what answers I find, she thought. Nothing will ever be the same.
It was in that twilight between wakefulness and sleep that she wondered how she could f
The main character is Cassie Van Cleeve. She's smoking hot, completely self-sufficient, and single as the book opens. It's important to note that she's not single because no one's interested. She has to fend off a pesky marriage proposal within the first 20 pages of the book. Later, a casual FHE basketball game leads to fisticuffs between her two suitors. S ...more
The heroine is a little... dumb? She has some real duh moments. And I think there might be a generation gap here with the author because she has a 32 year old in 2005 constantly wearing pantsuits (and she's supposed to be a looker) and talking like I have NEVER heard anyone under the age of 60 talk. Things like this draw a reader out of the story-- the continuity just isn't there. At first, I thought it ...more
Had some good moments, but towards the end it began to feel like a lecture on the dangers of choosing "flash over substance."
Her Spider Gotham mysteries are much better.