When Winter Returns (Rosie Winter Mystery #4)
Back from their USO stint in the South Pacific in the fall of 1943, Rosie Winter and her best friend, Jayne, head upstate to visit the home of Jayne's recently deceased fiancÉ. But what they find leaves Rosie wondering if the man ever existed to begin with.
As Rosie searches for the truth behind his identity—and a way to help heal Jayne's broken heart—she faces an unple...more
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Rosie and Jayne are back from their USO tour, and they find that 'home' has changed. Their old ro ...more
The one thing that got on my nerves is the language; half the time Rosie talks in 1 ...more
"Back from their USO stint in the South Pacific in the fall of 1943, Rosie Winter and her best friend, Jayne, head upstate to visit the home of Jayne's recently deceased fiance. But what they find leaves Rosie wondering if the man ever existed to begin with.
As Rosie searches for the truth behind his identity - and a way to help heal Jayne's broken heart - she faces an unpleasant homecoming of her own. The newspapers are filled with tales of saboteurs infiltrating the East Coast. Her ex, ...more
The story was very engaging (I read the whole thing this afternoon, start to finish), and the reader is able to easily follow along without having prior knowledge of the characters or series. I'm definitely interested in reading more of these! This is a great book for those who want something compelling t ...more
I've enjoyed getting to know you! For four years now, your mysteries have been at the forefront of my summer reads. In fact, I haven't enjoyed a mystery series like this since my Nancy Drew days. :)
Each book played like a movie in my head: Rosie's sarcasm, Jayne's voice, Jack's absence, Tony's persistence, Churchill's annoyance, Al's gruffness, Ruby's meanness, Belle's standards, and all the other details that made the world of two "starving" WWII-era actresses come alive.
My peepers truly ...more
I am sorry to see this will likely be the last Rosie Winter, especially as so much seems to have been left unresolved but I really did like this series.
Miller Haines has a real way with the period and a flair for drawing the reader in.