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Twenty-Eight and a Half Wishes - Denise Grover Swank
Twenty-Eight and a Half Wishes
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Librarian's note: Alternate cover edition of ASIN B0058UXHHK.For Rose Gardner, working at the DMV on a Friday afternoon is bad even before she sees a vision of herself dead. She’s had plenty of visions, usually boring ones like someone’s toilet’s overflowed, but she’s never seen one of herself... show more
Librarian's note: Alternate cover edition of ASIN B0058UXHHK.For Rose Gardner, working at the DMV on a Friday afternoon is bad even before she sees a vision of herself dead. She’s had plenty of visions, usually boring ones like someone’s toilet’s overflowed, but she’s never seen one of herself before. When her overbearing momma winds up murdered on her sofa instead, two things are certain: There isn't enough hydrogen peroxide in the state of Arkansas to get that stain out, and Rose is the prime suspect.Rose realizes she’s wasted twenty-four years of living and makes a list on the back of a Wal-Mart receipt: twenty-eight things she wants to accomplish before her vision comes true. She’s well on her way with the help of her next door neighbor Joe, who has no trouble teaching Rose the rules of drinking, but won’t help with number fifteen-- do more with a man. Joe’s new to town, but it doesn’t take a vision for Rose to realize he’s got plenty secrets of his own.Somebody thinks Rose has something they want and they’ll do anything to get it. Her house is broken into, someone else she knows is murdered, and suddenly, dying a virgin in the Fenton County jail isn’t her biggest worry after all.*****Winner of The Beacon – 2010 Unpublished Division, Mainstream Category
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Format: kindle
Publisher: Bramagioia Enterprises
Pages no: 374
Edition language: English
Series: Rose Gardner Mysteries (#1)
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Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it
2.0 Twenty-Eight and a Half Wishes
This book was not that engaging. We follow Rose Gardner through several hundred pages and get to read how she reacts to everything around of her, instead of taking any ownership or showing any intelligence after she starts being investigated for the murder of her mother. There is a paranormal aspect...
A Throne of Books
A Throne of Books rated it
3.5 Twenty-eight and a Half Wishes Review
"You can't change the opinions of small minded people." Rose, our main character, has lived with her abusive Momma for the last 24 years. (I think Momma must be a southern thing, I've never read a book that spells it the way I do.) After seeing a psychic vision of herself lying dead she realizes ho...
Tami
Tami rated it
2.0 I read through this series, and don't even know why exactly.
Rose started as a good heroine. But was soon to good to be true. And like any true Mary Sue all other girls wanted to have her men and even her sister was totally jealous and she was just such a good and caring person, bla bla bla. Then you get treated to two love stories in this series. But the...
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