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My rule with books is that if I don't like it by page 100 or don't understand what's going on by then, put it down.
The story is about an author who is haunted by the stigma she felt from her small New England town and the haunting influence of the author of Peyton Place.
I enjoyed reading this book, and being the first Delinsky book that I have read, I picked it up and couldnt put it down.
All I can say is I loved all the Peyton Place books. I watched the TV show Peyton Place when I was a teenager and I appreciated the books even more because the author puts you... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Janet Shupp
This was truly an excellent book in all ways. Great story line, well defined characters. I had a hard time putting it down! Highly recommend it.Published 22 months ago by Jacqueline C. Wolfe
Annie Barnes goes home to Middle River to find out exactly what her mother died of, why her sister is sick, and also so many of the towns people. Read morePublished 24 months ago by Becky
Delinsky portrays divorce with accurate detail. The discussions, the turmoil, the different stories and the unfairness of what is accepted in court is amazing. Read morePublished on October 14, 2011 by Sonia
Barbara Delinsky has the character Anne, a novelist who returns from Washington, D.C., after her mother's death in a small New England town, chat directly with the reader vs... Read morePublished on May 9, 2011 by CA Book Lover
I gave up on this one. Didn't like Annie, an egotistical writer who thought the whole town revolved around her miserable childhood there. Read morePublished on July 9, 2010 by Point of View
I loved this book. It had me engrossed from the first page. It was interesting to me as well, as someone who grew up in NH and lived through the Peyton Place era. Read morePublished on February 10, 2010 by B. Milton