Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Further Lane” as Want to Read:
Further Lane
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Further Lane

3.03  ·  Rating Details ·  32 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
As Another Gorgeous East Hampton season climaxes, a remarkable woman, admired by the millions who know her only through television and her books -- and cordially despised by some of those closest to her -- is found dead on the beach with a stake of privet hedge driven brutally through her heart. Who killed lifestyle guru Hannah Cutting and why? With the rich and famous of ...more
ebook, 224 pages
Published June 15th 1998 by St. Martin's Press (first published 1997)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Further Lane, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Further Lane

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Having stumbled into this book through the back door of having read James Brady's "A Hamptons Christmas" just prior to this, I was in no way anticipating opening the covers of a murder mystery. (Not that I'm a stranger to the genre, but I have found myself reading a greater proportion of them this past year than in the whole of the previous five years. It seems to have become an unintended trend.)

As in “A Hamptons Christmas,” this novel carries the same sense of the Hamptons as a community. The
Mar 27, 2008 Michelle rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: beach readers, hamptons goers
This time "Beecher Stowe" must return to the Hamptons to get the story (for Parade magazine) on the murder of Hannah Cutting, a Martha Stewart type, who was killed by a stake of privet hedge through the heart. If you've ever driven by the colossal East Hampton estates and have seen the huge hedges that make gawking at the rich and famous almost impossible, you'd realize that a privet hedge stake is quite an adequate killing tool. As I mentioned in my "The House that ate the Hamptons" review, thi ...more
Apr 13, 2008 Jini rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I really liked this book. I read it a while ago and for the life of me I can't remember much about it. I think I liked it so much because it takes place where I grew up and I know every place Brady mentions in his story. Plus, he was a customer of my Grandmother's grocery store.
Lois Hecksel
James Brady combines fictional characters with actual celebs which at times became confusing and/or detracted from the plot. He also spends much time describing the "inner workings" of the Hamptons; interesting for someone "in the know", detracting from the plot.
Jul 09, 2012 Mark rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
A bad book.
Very interesting and intriguing story of who done it...
Carol rated it liked it
Feb 18, 2010
Sue Em
Sue Em rated it liked it
Aug 29, 2012
Jennifer rated it did not like it
Mar 04, 2008
Alice rated it really liked it
May 18, 2015
Bookwoman67 rated it it was ok
Jun 24, 2010
Traci Callender
Traci Callender rated it liked it
Sep 19, 2012
Barbara E.
Barbara E. rated it it was amazing
Mar 24, 2013
Susan rated it it was ok
Dec 16, 2014
Margaret Roy
Margaret Roy rated it it was ok
Jun 20, 2016
Marcella rated it really liked it
Dec 16, 2013
Mary rated it it was amazing
Sep 06, 2016
Clayton rated it liked it
May 21, 2009
Catherine McCullough
Catherine McCullough rated it really liked it
Jan 30, 2015
Owen rated it it was ok
Mar 28, 2014
Rose Campbell
Rose Campbell rated it it was amazing
Feb 14, 2015
Kathleen rated it really liked it
Sep 25, 2013
Donna rated it really liked it
Dec 26, 2012
Marianne Strehle
Marianne Strehle rated it liked it
May 08, 2017
Lori rated it it was ok
Jan 14, 2011
Lisa rated it liked it
Jan 10, 2010
Savitha rated it did not like it
Jan 20, 2013
Carrie rated it liked it
Sep 19, 2016
Barbara rated it liked it
Aug 16, 2012
« previous 1 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
James Winston Brady was an American celebrity columnist who created the Page Six gossip column in the New York Post and authored the In Step With column in Parade for nearly 25 years until his death. He also authored numerous books about his time serving in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean War.
More about James Brady...

Share This Book