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Missing the Mark

4.71  ·  Rating details ·  7 ratings  ·  4 reviews
Vivid memories of life in Margaret Ann's isolated home are woven into the fabric of her life, creating a spellbinding sequence of events that alternately exhibit hope, humor, sadness, and horror, accompanied by an omnipresent atmosphere of danger lurking at every turn. Some danger is imaginary, but often, events are accompanied by dire risks with extreme consequences. Neve ...more
Paperback, 310 pages
Published January 10th 2017 by Liferich (first published September 14th 2012)
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Mar 03, 2019 rated it it was amazing
The author uses fantastic imagery to help transport the reader in to the exact location that the book is taking place in. It’s a nice plot and the author takes their time ensuring all the pieces are in place from past to present. It’s a really nice paced read that has some mystery and suspense running through it. This is the first time I have read anything by this author, and I have to say I’m really pleased that I was given the opportunity to be introduced to his work. I received a free copy of ...more
Pat Eroh
Mar 05, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This is the first book I have read by this author and I am so glad that I was able to receive this book to read. I loved the storyline/plot and the characters are so real. I love the author's use of imagery. I recommend this story and this author to like-minded readers.

I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
Linda Pifer
Feb 12, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is a convoluted mystery told from a third person point of view with little active dialogue. The story line moves slowly through the younger years of the protagonist, Margaret Ann, in her Appalachian home. Surroundings and upbringing are described at length as her thoughts turn to her education and goals after high school. For me, it was too much detail and seemed to stretch on before the mystery began; I especially lost interest while reading her inner voice’s warnings about the man she mee ...more
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Cristie Underwood
Mar 24, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Great read. The author wrote a story that was interesting and moved at a pace that kept me engaged. The characters were easy to invest in.
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