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Queen of Hearts
Susan Richards Shreve
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Queen of Hearts

3.61  ·  Rating Details ·  31 Ratings  ·  7 Reviews
A woman in a small Massachusetts town, who is gifted with second sight, harbors a terrible secret--that she murdered her fiancee upon discovering his betrayal of her. Yet, she has his child, and though she has become a famous singer, she is haunted by guilt.
Hardcover, Large Print, 559 pages
Published December 31st 1986 by Thorndike Press (first published January 1st 1986)
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Sep 17, 2013 Ruth rated it did not like it
None of the characters are appealing, so you don't care when bad things happen to them. Also, when you repeatedly shift years in time between paragraphs, there should be something to indicate the time shift. The book bounced back and forth, and by the time you realized which decade you're in, it shifts back. You expect this level of confusion with a time travel novel, not a mere drama.
Mary Newcomb
Bethany MA is not a very safe place to live! This novel tells of some interesting lives behind some typical looking faces.

Sep 21, 2010 Cindy rated it really liked it
I read this book years and years ago, but I still remember it. I may even try to find a copy and read it again.
Lois Smith
Interesting story... loved it being about a small New England town. Characters with flaws and faith.
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Jun 08, 2014 Quinesia Johnson rated it it was amazing
GREAT story about a 50's small town. Flows. Interesting throughout.
Lisa Gregor
Mar 31, 2010 Lisa Gregor rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fiction, 2010-reads
Great characters, interesting town…good read!
Nov 13, 2010 Annie rated it really liked it
Mysterious story with wonderful characters!
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Queen of Hearts by Susan Richards Shreve 1 3 Dec 29, 2008 08:08AM  
Also know as Susan Shreve. Received the following awards: Jenny Moore Award, George Washington University, 1978; Notable Book citation, American Library Association (ALA), 1979, for Family Secrets: Five Very Important Stories; Best Book for Young Adults citation, ALA, 1980, for The Masquerade; Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies, National Council for Social Studies and the ...more
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