Those Across the River
In this terrific thriller, Frank Nichols, failed college professor and scarred veteran of the Great War, becomes the new owner of a modest homestead in a sleepy Georgia town. An aunt Frank never knew bequeathed him the house, but, in a letter delivered after her death, she warned him not to live... show more
In this terrific thriller, Frank Nichols, failed college professor and scarred veteran of the Great War, becomes the new owner of a modest homestead in a sleepy Georgia town. An aunt Frank never knew bequeathed him the house, but, in a letter delivered after her death, she warned him not to live in it.
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Edition language: English
, Historical Fiction
So I decided to go ahead and use this book for the In the Dark, Dark Woods square, because it actually does take place pretty squarely in the woods and it helps me keep the mystery secure of what actually lies beyond the river! Trust me, to spoil that would be to spoil the enjoyment of this whole bo...
Those Across the River is my first Buehlman, but will not be my last. In fact, I downloaded another of his books just now. I recently got a new phone that came with some fancy earbuds, so I decided to head over to Overdrive and check out an audio from my library, so I could try them out. I saw thi...
Haunted by memories of the Great War, failed academic Frank Nichols and his wife have arrived in the sleepy Georgia town of Whitbrow, where Frank hopes to write a history of his family’s old estate—the Savoyard Plantation—and the horrors that occurred there. At first their new life seems to be every...
*Sigh*. This book had such great potential and loads of missed opportunities. It follows a couple, Frank and Eudora, moving to a small town in the Depression-era South. Frank has inherited a house and land that stretches back generations and he travels there to write what he hopes to be a bestselle...
I am unsure how to rate this one. It was written well, but felt choppy at times and the pacing was a bit slow. I liked it, but it was missing something that I just can’t put my finger on. The relationship between Frank and Eudora seemed forced and didn’t get fully realized on the page for me and I a...
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