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Quiet Dell by Jayne Anne Phillips
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What an interesting little book! Quiet Dell, WV is a small town where a series of murders took place in the '30s. I started listening to this book and became engaged in the Eicher family and their dynamic, all of a sudden, the story took a dark and dramatic turn, and that's when I found myself re-reading the back cover summary! A serial killer?! A true story?! How intriguing...

Emily Thornhill, lead journalist, does her best to put the facts together and discover what happened to the family that disappeared. A cast of memorable characters- my favorite being Duty- the brave family dog. The book ran a little off topic at times and there were parts that I don't feel added to the storyline or integrity of this case. (view spoiler) I did enjoy the pictures and actual quotes regarding the case. Very interesting take on a real life widow murderer.

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Reading Progress

January 28, 2014 – Shelved as: to-read
January 28, 2014 – Shelved
January 28, 2014 – Shelved as: people-mag-rec
November 2, 2014 – Started Reading
November 2, 2014 – Shelved as: audiobook
November 2, 2014 –
page 98
21.12%
November 3, 2014 –
page 151
32.54%
November 9, 2014 –
page 246
53.02%
November 14, 2014 –
page 333
71.77%
November 19, 2014 –
page 424
91.38%
November 20, 2014 – Finished Reading

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