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The Mysterious Woman on the Train

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David Martin is a professor at a southern Wisconsin college when, on a train trip to Chicago, he meets Rosalind, resident ghost and victim of her own unsolved 1940's murder. Through dreams and ghostly trickery, it takes the mysterious, captivating Rosalind a year to prod David into taking up her cause. But when he does, he turns to his stylishly spirited mother, Kathleen, ...more
Paperback, 226 pages
Published August 14th 2009 by iUniverse (first published August 1st 2009)
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Debbi DuBose
I won The Mysterious Woman on the Train in a Goodreads Giveaway. I want to thank Goodreads and Kay Williamson, the author, for this delightful read!
This book had me hooked from the very beginning. David, a college writing professor, rides the Chicago & North Western train on December sixth to visit his mother. He watches a beautiful woman get on the train. While he's watching her, she suddenly slumps over and disappears through the floor! The strange thing is that no one else seems to see he
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Ang
Nov 20, 2015 Ang rated it liked it
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I received The Mysterious Woman on the Train by Kay Williamson in a Goodreads giveaway for a review.
I loved the idea and premisses of this book. A murder who don it mystery with a paranormal twist. College professor David sees a ghost on a train and between is mother and the ghost haunting him for a year decides to try and solve her murder. With the help of said mother and ghost of course. Unfortunately for me this felt like a ruff draft. There were many places that just didn't flow and needed f
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Harold
Nov 04, 2015 Harold rated it really liked it
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A GoodReads GiveAway

A straight-forward murder mystery, more or less. Except for the ghost.

David Martin sees a ghost on a train and the sighting leads to him and his mother investigating the cold case of a murder committed in the 1940s.

This is not an action novel. Most of the investigating is done by means of Q and A in various places, mostly people's homes.

The author's tongue is a wee bit in her cheek, methinks.

Here's something noticeable: There is quite a lot of eating in this book...eating an
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Krista Abrao
Jan 28, 2016 Krista Abrao rated it really liked it
I received this book from a goodreads giveaway. I was intrigued by the title and description and was anxious to dive into the book. I was instantly hooked and couldn't put the book down. I had to know what was going to happen next and who done it! I did find the mystery a tad bit predictable, that or I'm just that good. the characters were simple and easy to follow. I enjoyed that the story had a happy ending and tied up many loose ends. I will definitely be recommending this book to my ...more
Diana
Oct 31, 2015 Diana rated it really liked it
The Mysterious Woman on the Train is a fun and delightful read. It is one of those whodunit books that will have you guessing all the way through. I received this book through Goodreads Giveaway.
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