I had read several reveiws of her books and picked this one up not realizing its a collection of short stories. I wanted a meatier book but this was fine - it dealt with different kinds of stories all with a very human touch and showing the vagaries of human nature and how what is apparent on the surface from the smooth talking soccer mom, to the shy wife may not be all what is actually there!
Here we are dealing with mystery and murder and how mainly women get away with it,
with cunning and being helpless and clever. A collection of short stories which are varied and interesting.
17 stories 292 pages a quick read. 3 out of 5 for me.
Thought for the day - "So now I have another criterion by which to assess fiction, after building up a collection of them over many years. Or perhaps they simply categorise it. ...
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