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Looking Down on the Moon
 
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J. Russell Rose
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Looking Down on the Moon

3.33  ·  Rating details ·  3 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Secrets can destroy families and individuals. Hidden in the past of Dolores de Los Rios is a secret which, though unknown to her, has affected her life since the day she was born. Share her sadness, her happiness, her struggles and her triumphs. Read the first two chapters here. You won't be able to stop.
Paperback, 356 pages
Published June 22nd 2010 by Lulu (first published 2008)
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J Russell
Sep 07, 2009 rated it really liked it
Looking Down on the Moon 2 Apr 2008
by Russell Rose


A book review
Looking down on the moon, a new novel by J Russell Rose is not really about the moon. It’s about secrets and love.
The main character, Dolores de Los Rios, lives in the “wilderness” of New Mexico, or at least that’s what her brother, Paul Summers would say. Dolores started life in Houston, as Deidre Summers, but neither her birth name, nor her birthplace suited her. So, she changed them both, moving to a place with mountains so hi
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Stuart Aken
Oct 20, 2010 rated it liked it
J Russell Rose has written a great story here. But I find it very difficult to write this review because the book is marred by poor editing. The author tells us too much detail about everyday things, thus slowing the pace. And this is a shame, because this is a very good story; had it not been, I couldn’t have continued reading through extraneous trivia to get to the real matter. His characters are drawn with real heart and warmth and these people keep the reader involved in a story of love, mis ...more
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