Shelly Frome

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Professor Emeritus of Dramatic Arts at the University of Connecticut
Former professional actor
Screenwriting columnist for Southern Writers Magazine
Features writer for Gannett Media

Average rating: 3.6 · 100 ratings · 66 reviews · 13 distinct works
The Secluded Village Murders

3.61 avg rating — 36 ratings2 editions
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Twilight of the Drifter

3.84 avg rating — 19 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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Murder Run

3.88 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 2015 — 2 editions
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The Twinning Murders

2.90 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 2010 — 2 editions
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Tinseltown Riff

3.38 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 2000 — 3 editions
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The Art and Craft of Screen...

3.20 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2008 — 2 editions
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Moon Games

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The Actors Studio: A History

3.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2001 — 2 editions
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Murder Crosses the Pond

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Playwriting: A Complete Gui...

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Shelly Frome Shelly Frome said: " The problem is that Thomas Perry's ironic technique is starting to get in the way. For instance, the mobster who, at the outset, seems to be the heavy is becoming an embattled victim. The innocent guy gets miffed and turns to crime. The stalwart poli ...more "

 

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Started Early, Took My Dog by Kate Atkinson
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Despite Kate Atkinson's insistence on leaving you up in the air coupled with Jackson Brodie's passive nature (things just seem to happen to him)retired constable Tracy Waterhouse's need for love and the lengths she goes to to bond with and take of a ...more
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One Good Turn by Kate Atkinson
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It's amazing how Kate Atkinson seems to feel that characters musing about a situation or recalling moments from their past employing her wry way of looking at things, is equal to the circumstances at hand. Even when Jackson Brodie finds himself in th ...more
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Judging from all the 5-star reviews on Amazon, I can honestly say the one or two 3-star reviews on Goodreads have certainly missed the boat and failed to pick up the resonance of this crime-and-blues odyssey. As just one case in point, readers can ch ...more
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After I'm Gone by Laura Lippman
After I'm Gone
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Once the mystery is set up there are too many flashbacks to the family life and previous relationships of the so-called protagonist many years before. Not to mention the laconic pace of an ex detective who is supposedly investigating this cold case, ...more
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Story Physics by Larry Brooks
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Though he's changed the title, he's at it again beating the drum for a stunning compelling concept. It might be interesting to count how many times he kept repeating the words "story physics" as if it was any different from the previous "story engine ...more
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Unfinished Business by Patricia Gligor
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Things that go Bump in the Night
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In Pat Gligor’s Unfinished Business, there’s the strange juxtaposition of a killer
doing the will of God and Ann, his potential victim, creating an Angel Doll for a Christmas Eve production. Anyone would
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Book of Awakening by Mark Nepo
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