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Krista Wagner
Mar 27, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Just like the other books in this series, this one does not disappoint. Lee Strauss, your mind is amazing! I had just as much fun with the two main characters, Marlow and Sage, as I did with the other turbulent situations they are thrown into. How much Strauss can fit into such a tense-packed environment is incredible.
Maxine Murphy
Feb 11, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
OVERVIEW OF STORY: Marlow is obsessed with Sage, like to the edge of stalker territory. He is following her through the mall and temporarily loses her in a back-parking lot area. Just as he is about to give up and go back inside, he hears a gunshot. Seeing the flash of her new red jacket, yelling her name, he dives to her side. Before they can get their bearings, they have been whisked away to a secret facility. They are not in the custody of police, but an underground organization that investig ...more
Devi Nair
I shall start with the obvious - it is a very short read. It must have took me about 30 minutes or less to finish the book. And it was definitely an interesting read. Marlow and Sage are very interesting characters with some history about themselves (not each other).
Having said that, there is so much that is left unexplored in this book. After having read the story, it gives a feel that you have read a mystery novel but the background or the story building was left completely untouched. The stor
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Tony Parsons
Apr 16, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Detroit, MI. BANG! Marlow Henry (Detroit U) had lost sight of Sage Farrell (Detroit U, f, science) in the snow.
Santa Claus (aka Marlow) had been shot in the chest.
Agent Seaway, & Agent Black arrived on the scene.
Dr. Drey was examining Santa.
Central Intelligence for Special or Unusual Events (CISUE). What were Dr. Drey, Agent Kato, Agent Dr. Abe Tucker (founder), Agent Seaway, & Agent Black asking Marlowe to do for them?

What happened to Nigel Weigh?
Would Marlowe come through for them?

I did no
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Donna
Oct 01, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This novelette is part of the Nursery Rhymes Suspense Series, read between books 1 and 2, and is an interesting read. Whilst the story links the two books and allows for Marlow and Sage to become friends more easily in this world (as well as the link in dreams in book 2), it also leaves a lot of unanswered questions! Hopefully they'll be answered in future books in the series, because I'm intrigued...
If you're interested in this series, read this book between books 1 and 2, to follow the flow th
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S. Daisy
Sep 28, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is a short novelette that goes along with the author's Nursery Rhyme Suspense series, although it is able to stand alone. It is a contemporary spy thriller, with tiny bits of sci-fi mixed in. It takes place around Christmas time, and might be a good Christmas read for those who celebrate it.

Marlow and Sage have a past. But only Marlow knows it. He saw Sage at the mall, but knew she wouldn't remember him, so he kept an eye on her from a distance... which wasn't hard, with her bright red coa
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Jennifer
Sep 27, 2017 rated it liked it
I neither liked nor disliked this short story… it just left me with many grey areas that I wanted answered:

Who the hell is Dr. Turner? What is he to Sage?
How do they know about Marlow’s wanderings?
Why is CISUE looking for them?

Now, don’t get me wrong, Lee Strauss is my type of Author, I like her writing style; but this story just left me hanging, and not the “I’m so excited about the other novels” kind of hanging but more like the “what the hell is happening here” kind.
Regina
Dec 27, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is the first story in the Nursery Rhyme series, and it does a very good job as an appetizer.
I'd really like to know more about Sage and Marlow, and the strange happenings that are only hinted at (a super-secret crime fighting agency? other dimensions? sci-fi materials?) - very much looking forward to reading the other books in the series!
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Anne
Feb 13, 2021 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I really liked this book after I got into it. I started it because I have read other books by Lee Strauss and thought I would give it a try. At first I thought I made a mistake because I didn't really like it but I read a little farther and found I was starting to like it more by the time I got to the end I found I really liked it. ...more
Vickie Raynor
Feb 20, 2017 rated it liked it
Sage and Marlow are at it again. Caught up in the suspense and action f paranormal activities. I do prefer a longer, more entailed story. For a shorter book, this was good and it is a must that you read the prior books in the series.
E.
Dec 22, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Men in Black on rewind

If you enjoyed Men in Black then you might like this little story. I did...
I will definitely consider reading more books in this series. I have become a fan of Lee Strauss.
Shirley A. Coale
I didn't get into this shorter story by LeeStrauss. It seemed disconnected within itself. and Left you hanging not in a good way. I like Strauss's Lady Gold, detective books and await a new one. I'll leave this series alone. ...more
Candy Laine
Dec 26, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This little novella keeps you hanging out for more. It was so intriguing that I simply had to go and check out the first book in the nursery rhyme suspense series.
Sherry McWilliams
Received a free copy for a review. Cute, a little strange story, but I enjoyed it.
Kandy
Feb 03, 2017 rated it it was amazing
A short story in the tale of Marlow and Sage. It answers some questions and gives you even more to wonder about. Just makes you wish that the author could write the next book faster.
Anna
Sep 06, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Gripping from start to finish, an exciting, great read.
Highly recommended.
Jackie
Jul 01, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
As wonderful as usual from this author. An interesting mystery that keeps your interest and just loved it.
Teresa Collins
Mar 09, 2017 rated it liked it

This story reminded me of all the reasons I don't like short stories, and it really doesn't have anything to do with the author. I really like Ms Strauss' writing and love Sage and Marlow, but this is my least favorite of all her writing. Nothing was adequately explained: why was CISUE looking for Sage and Marlow, what does Firewall want with Sage, what is the relationship between Sage and Dr Turner? This would have been an amazing story if it were a full length novel or even a novella. As it wa
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Bonnie Dale Keck
Jan 23, 2017 rated it it was amazing
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Kindle Unlimited, but I received it free somewhere for the first 2 then went on to KU to get the A Nursery Rhyme Suspense - Books 1-3: A Marlow and Sage Mystery Thriller set which include GINGERBREAD MAN then LIFE IS BUT A DREAM then HICKORY DICKORY DOCK With the multiple viewpoints and characters mixed in with variable 'time' {multlple versions of people, sorta, read the book} was a bit confusing at times, but overall enjoyed it. Twinkle Little Star: A Marlow and Sage Mystery Thriller (A Nurser ...more
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