Garden of Eden -Faye Kellerman Reviews
Description:ISBN 0747265364 / Author: Faye Kellerman / Genre: Crime / Thriller / A must-have book for Faye Kellerman's many fans, the collection ... more
Garden of Eden -Faye Kellerman ... contains: one never-before-published short mystery, The Garden of Eden, featuring Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus, who investigate the death of a next-door neighbour; two Decker-Lazarus short mysteries: Bull's Eye, the debut of Cindy Decker; and A Woman of Mystery, in which Rina Lazarus, aided by Peter Decker, solves the mystery of a student with missing memory; nine crime/mystery short stories, including Mummy and Jack, which Faye co-wrote with her son, Jesse; and, several bonus short works including two stories about family relationships and two essays drawn from Faye's personal life.
Newest Review: ... disappointed with this short story collection. The first few have some connection with the Decker family who seems to be ... more
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by - written on 17/04/12 (Very useful, 64 readings)
I found this book on my bookshelf recently and I have no idea where it came from so I guess thats another mystery, I probably got it from a charity shop somewhere and flung it on the shelf a few years ago. I haven't read any other books by the author Faye Kellerman but I understand she is quite popular with crime fiction fans so I thought it might be helpful to try some of her short stories first before paying full price for a full length novel. I am certainly glad I took this option as I have been most disappointed with this short story collection. The first few have some connection with the Decker family who seems to be the main protaganists in ... Read the complete review
by - written on 13/11/07 (Very useful, 93 readings)
NB The full title of this book is The Garden of Eden and Other Criminal Delights - when I suggested the title to dooyoo, there wasn't enough room to put the full title! I was a little disappointed to get this book home and realise that it was a collection of short stories, rather than the gritty police procedural that I was expecting. The art of writing a short story is a difficult one and few authors stand out for their short stories, with the exception, in my book, of H E Bates. However, I persevered with trepidation and found, to my surprise, that although not flawless, this is a good collection of stories that kept me entertained. This is an ... Read the complete review
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