Thursday, September 1, 2011

Garden of Secrets-Barbara Freethy

Garden of Secrets
Barbara Freethy
Pocket, Sep 27 2011, $7.99
ISBN: 9781451636512

In Angel’s Bay, as New Year’s Eve approaches, ob/gyn Dr. Charlotte Adams assesses her life. She loves her professional work but feels depressed over the state of her personl life.

Ironically she has two men Reverend Andrew Schilling and chief of police Joe Silveira interested in seeing her. She finds Joe the divorcee makes her hot and tingling, but a relationship with him brings plenty of baggage excluding his first responder job. Andrew wants a second chance, but Charlotte has not been able to forgive him for cheating on her when they were dating in high school. However as
The latest Angel’s Bay contemporary tale (see At Hidden Falls) is an engaging triangle as Charlotte knows she needs to choose either one of the men in her life or neither in fairness to both of them. The romantic subplot is the prime theme with the whodunit serving more as a supporting "matchmaking" segue. Although at times a scorecard is needed to recall who’s relates to whom, fans will enjoy exposing the Garden of Secrets.

Harriet Klausner
she tries to decide on her future, she is in the wrong place at the wrong time so she may have no future.

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