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The Return of Captain John Emmett is her first novel.
Characters are well drawn, story is very engaging.
The war had changed them, some with obvious physical wounds but even those who had seemingly had a 'good war' often had their own scars to deal with.
I cannot recommend these books enough, and I am eager to read the next one ... and the next one.... and the next.
This book took me by surprise in it's depth and how widely ranging the story goes. It is set in and just after WWI. Read morePublished 13 days ago by Alumine Andrew
a nicely written convoluted tale that unfolds slowly. Underscores the horror of war, in particular the terrible tragedy of what happened to soldiers fighting in France in WWI. Read morePublished 17 days ago by Ron
A bit hard to get started with, but with all the later twists and turns it turned out to be a very enjoyable read.Published 1 month ago by peggylee
One wonders how and why it seemed the right thing to do to murder one's own soldiers and countrymen in such a monstrous cold blooded way. This, to the shooterPublished 2 months ago by Arthur Dawson
I had not previously read any books by this author and was thrilled to find a great story. I was impressed by he character development, especially of the central character,... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Debbie
This book was not what I expected. I was confused at first by the numerous characters. I chose this book because of its WWI background. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Ruth M. Larsen
Very nicely written story of the personal tragedies produced by war, but the epilogue was what really blew me away!
Five stars absolutely.
This is an extremely well-written and engaging story, captivating in its development of character, of suspense, and air of mystery.Published 11 months ago by Margaret J. Miles
It is just after WWI, when Captain John Emmett returns home to his family, and finds he cannot adjust to his life. Read morePublished 12 months ago by thewanderingjew