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by Josh Lanyon
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kathleenlcharles rated it 5 years ago
3.5 stars rounded up.An interesting audio short/novella. Set just after WWI, very atmospheric, fascinating characters, unique storyline. It was all going well until the abrupt ending. WTH, Josh? See, this is why I hate most shorts. Yeah, I dreamed up my own conclusions, but I would have preferred yo...
LiliaFord rated it 7 years ago
Great read--left a star off for the abrupt ending, which drove me nuts.
Evaine's Books, Books and More Books
My first foray into Josh Lanyon. :) I really enjoyed this! Everyone who reads m/m practically worships this author as one of the the genres superstars, so I was actually ready to be disappointed, as one often is. But I wasn't!The Dark Farewell is a novella set in the mid-1920s. There are murder...
Reader's Discretion Advised
Reader's Discretion Advised rated it 7 years ago
*blink. blinkIt just...ended...I'm trying to come up with something to say, but it's not coming. I think I'm shocked by how abruptly it ended. Still, a good story. Engaging, but still it seemed like (at least to me) quite a light read, which is interesting considering its topic.It's not quite as dra...
Tami rated it 8 years ago
Another very good one. I liked the characters, the development of their feelings and the (little) crime part.
blub rated it 8 years ago
A really entertaining story like all Josh Lanyon's other mystery/suspense romance novels. It has the subtle hints of romance between the 2 MC's when they first meet and as always a great murder mystery case.My only complaint is that I thought the ending was a bit abrupt. David figures out who the m...
Trix rated it 8 years ago
It was a strange story.I somehow felt distanced from the characters. To be more exact, I felt pulled away from them the longer I read and tried to understand them.I liked Flynn in the beginning, though I resented his harsh dismissal of Julian. Even without reading the blurb, I suspected the two of t...
Feliz Faber
Feliz Faber rated it 8 years ago
Don't know why I put off reading this as long as I did. It's a wonderful story, nightmarish as it may be, it's poignant and felt real despite the paranormal aspects, even though the bad guy turned a little very much over the top in the end. I felt transported to that time and place, particularly int...
The Tipsybibliophile
The Tipsybibliophile rated it 9 years ago
This was an interesting book...very PNRish...it was, as always with Josh Lanyon very well researched and well written it takes place in a small town in Illinois during prohibition. David Flynn is a reporter from the East Coast who comes to this small town to write a feature about a massacre that hap...
Wit and Sin
Wit and Sin rated it 10 years ago
My review posted on Joyfully Reviewed: http://www.joyfullyreviewed.com/reviews/Mar10/thedarkfarewell.jl.html
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