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The Companion by Ann Granger
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Sep 21, 2008

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bookshelves: mystery, historical
Read in December, 2008

I had the hardest time getting into this book, and I can't quite place my finger on why. I guess one reason would be that I didn't really feel an emotional connection to the main character, Lizzie Martin. I didn't dislike her or anything, but I didn't really like her either. I liked the main male character, Ben Ross, quite a bit, however. I often found myself wishing that more of the book was written from his perspective. The mystery itself was engaging enough, even if it moved a bit slowly at times.

I thought having the story told via switching back and forth between the two main characters was interesting for the most part.

I have the second book in the Lizzie Martin series, I'm hoping I'll enjoy that one a bit more than this one.

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11/27/2008 page 1
11/27/2008 page 49
15.81% "Not quite feeling this one yet..."
11/30/2008 page 181
58.39% "I'm accidentally deleted my last update...but basically I'm having a hard time getting into this book. It's just moving very slowly."
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