Bob Bickford

more photos (2)

Kylee
1,144 books | 131 friends

Saralyn...
206 books | 426 friends

Veronic...
299 books | 114 friends

Tom Tow...
11 books | 88 friends

Anne Mo...
1 book | 303 friends

Charlot...
3 books | 76 friends

Avanti ...
38 books | 228 friends

Vicki G...
1,547 books | 85 friends

More friends…

Bob Bickford

Goodreads Author


Born
The United States
Website

Twitter

Genre

Influences

Member Since
February 2013


FINALIST: International Thriller Writers 2017 Best First Novel

When I was little, the library was my favorite place.

I was born in Lone Pine, California. My parents liked to move and so did I, for a while. I have roots throughout the United States, but I was mostly raised in Toronto, Canada.

My father was a psychiatric social worker who grew up in the slums of Boston. He was a tough guy who got an education on the GI bill and pulled himself out of his birthright. He married twice, the first time to a woman who left him a widower. Alone with a toddler, I suppose he was determined that it wouldn’t happen to him again, because the second time he married a woman much younger than he was.

She was the product of
...more

Average rating: 4.65 · 71 ratings · 18 reviews · 9 distinct works
Deadly Kiss

4.43 avg rating — 23 ratings — published 2017 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Caves in the Rain

4.46 avg rating — 13 ratings3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Hau Tree Green (Kahlo and C...

4.83 avg rating — 6 ratings2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Girls in Pink (Kahlo and Cr...

4.71 avg rating — 7 ratings2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
A Song for Chloe

4.71 avg rating — 7 ratings2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Violet Crab (Kahlo and ...

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 5 ratings2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
THE ORANGE GROOVE: A Kahlo ...

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 3 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
Deep Cherry Red (Kahlo & Cr...

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 5 ratings2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Orange Groove (Kahlo & ...

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 2 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Bob Bickford…

Hau Tree Green

Annie Kahlo’s windows were black. If she had come home, she was keeping a low profile. Some nights, the flowering hedge between her house and mine smelled nice in the dark, but tonight there was just the faint odor of sleeping city.I wondered where she was dreaming tonight.I wondered if I had any chance of keeping her safe, and why she wouldn’t marry me, and if I was too old to marry anyone in... Read more of this blog post »
2 likes ·   •  0 comments  •  flag
Share twitter circle
Published on May 22, 2017 04:12
Girls in Pink Hau Tree Green The Violet Crab
(3 books)
by
4.83 avg rating — 18 ratings

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

THE ORANGE GROOVE...
Bob Bickford is currently reading
by Bob Bickford (Goodreads Author)
bookshelves: currently-reading
Rate this book
Clear rating

 
Keeping You: A Ch...
Rate this book
Clear rating

 
Magpie's Blanket:...
Bob Bickford rated a book it was amazing
bookshelves: currently-reading
Rate this book
Clear rating

 

Bob’s Recent Updates

THE ORANGE GROOVE by Bob Bickford
Deadly Kiss by Bob Bickford
"I have never read a book I didn’t want to finish before! I knew when it was finished, this story was told. Excellent read! "
The Orange Groove by Bob Bickford
A Song for Chloe by Bob Bickford
The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
“What really knocks me out is a book that, when you're all done reading it, you wish the author that wrote it was a terrific friend of yours and you could call him up on the phone whenever you felt like it. That doesn't happen much, though.”
J.D. Salinger
THE ORANGE GROOVE by Bob Bickford
"Worth The Wait!

Nate and Annie find themselves back in Santa Teresa to investigate an assassination made to look as a suicide. They might have gotten themselves into a dangerous rut, but to them it’s just an Orange Groove. Southern California noir..." Read more of this review »
Bob Bickford is currently reading
THE ORANGE GROOVE by Bob Bickford
Rate this book
Clear rating
Bob Bickford is now following
8071273
Bob Bickford is now following
5752744
Bob Bickford rated a book it was amazing
Magpie's Blanket by Kimberly D. Schmidt
Rate this book
Clear rating
More of Bob's books…
J.D. Salinger
“What really knocks me out is a book that, when you're all done reading it, you wish the author that wrote it was a terrific friend of yours and you could call him up on the phone whenever you felt like it. That doesn't happen much, though.”
J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye

220 Goodreads Librarians Group — 99404 members — last activity 1 minute ago
A place where all Goodreads members can work together to improve the Goodreads book catalog. Non-librarians are welcome to join the group as well, to ...more



No comments have been added yet.