Lady Jane Grey

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Just after Laura Bennett was born, her mother was murdered, and her father abandoned her when suspicion fell upon him. A movie star, Lorne Bennett was know as the West Side Kid, and for more than 20 years has managed to stay out of the spotlight and make a new life for himself. Laura, naturally has many unanswered questions about her parents and her father’s involvement in her mother’s death. When Lorne suddenly resurfaces, Laura has an opportunity to finally get those questions answered. However, the murder and her father’s flight might not be as clear-cut as people would like to believe, and her investigation may not clear her father of involvement in the death.

The West Side Kid is a well-written novel with plenty to recommend. While it is a mystery story, it is also the search for meaning and roots. Laura needs to lay her own ghosts to rest about her family and the abandonment she’s fell all her life. And her resolution provides her not only a answer to that early mystery, but also peace with her life. A quick and enjoyable story.

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Star Count 3/5
Page Count 342 pages
Publisher Blackwell
Publish Date 19-Oct-2009
ISBN Buy this Book
Issue November 2009
Category Mystery, Crime, Thriller


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