Publish date: April 1st 2011
Publisher: Little Brown and Company
Edition language: English
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I've never read an Anita Shreve novel and I'm not sure this was the greatest to begin with. Half way through, I almost turned it off (I listened on audio book). I did not turn it off. The end was the best part but I'm not sure listening to the entire book was worth getting there. Also, I'm not a fan...
2.5 StarsThe more I've thought about this book, the less I've liked it. When I finished it the other day, I rated Rescue three stars on Goodreads. Since I've finished it, I've just got irrationally annoyed by an awful lot of the book. It's a shame, because I think the synopsis on the novel had poten...
I did finish Rescue today, and I remained underwhelmed throughout. I rarely give up on a book so I stuck it out, in part, waiting for the Shreve whammy. A whammy came, but it was predictable--not one that rocks your gut. Not only that, I missed the almost elegiac language of earlier books. If this h...
Peter Webster is a rookie paramedic when he pulls a young woman, Sheila Arsenault, from her totaled car. She's obviously inebriated but Peter falls for her instantly. Soon they are involved in an intense love affair and Sheila becomes pregnant. They marry and baby Rowan is born. All along, Peter was...
This was a good story although the writing felt choppy at times. I was completely lost in the EMT jargon but that's just me. The same thing happens while watching hospital shows/movies too and unless I have the background music indicating perilous doom, I have no clue what all the codes they're yel...
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