And When She Was Good

And When She Was Good

[a Novel]

Audiobook CD - 2012
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The powerfully gripping, intensely emotional story of a suburban madam, a convicted murderer whose sentence is about to be overturned, and the child they will both do anything to keep.
Publisher: [New York] : HarperAudio, p2012
ISBN: 9780062270795
Branch Call Number: CD F LIP NVD
Characteristics: 9 sound discs (ca. 9 hr., 30 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in
Additional Contributors: Emond, Linda
Alternative Title: & when she was good


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Oct 28, 2012

Great un-put-downable thriller. The heroine is plucky, admirable and likeable, despite her many early poor choices, and her phenomenal bad luck in all, even familial, relationships. Every woman should sometimes contemplate, "There but for the grace of God....".A great and even believable plot. Extraordinarily well read. I shall pursue both the reader and the author.

Cdnbookworm Oct 09, 2012

The narrator of this novel is Heloise, nee Helen, a woman who has built a life for herself and her son, a life that is now in jeopardy. Heloise is a high-class madam, running a service near Washington, D.C. with some very well-placed men as clients. Heloise has a silent partner, a man who one controlled her life completely, a man who is now in prison serving a life-sentence. A man who is dangerous to cross. And Heloise has crossed him, but he doesn't realize it yet. With little formal education, Heloise isn't sure she can create a new life for herself that will keep her at the standards she has become accustomed to, if she manages to live at all. With suspense, good pacing, and an interesting story, this novel kept me interested right until the end.
A very entertaining novel.

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