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who is not sympathetic but who we come to respect for her integrity and promise This is not easy for a writer to do and Valentine does it wellI also liked the way she created the Catholic school atmosphere I m an expert on Catholic school atmosphere and she got it right I also liked okay I loved an extraordinarily powerful scene which takes place two thirds of the way through the novel in a spooky old abandoned granary Valentine s description and narrative use of these surroundings unite the urban with the gothic to great effect and yet the scene for all its power seems to take itself lightly and refuses to dwarf the rest of the book Finally I was impressed by the way the narrative does not flag but continues to grip the reader from this point on all the waySomone Who Is Not
To A Satisfying And Surprisingly Lighthearted ConclusionSoif You Are Lookinga satisfying and surprisingly lighthearted conclusionSoif you are looking a crime novel that avoids clich respects the form and nows how to please a reader read The Highest Order of Angels And remember to read the beginning of the book carefully Including the dedication page. Th the facts of the case while navigating witness statements full of deception and distortions; Samantha Marrell the brainy younger sister watching the sudden disintegration of her family; and Darcy Janek a caring English teacher at Our Lady of Mercy who finds her sexuality thrown into the spotlight as the search for Britt uncovers a nest of lies her own includ. .
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are always rooted in the plotI liked the book first of allalways rooted in the plotI liked the book first of all it tells a good story and tells it consistently and artfully But I like a lot of other things about the book tooI liked the character of Britt whom we see primarily through the eyes of others In. Be concerned with popularity or fitting in But from the moment she doesn’t come home after a concert it’s clear that concerned with popularity or fitting in But from the moment she doesn’t come home after a concert it’s clear that has secrets than anyone could have predicted The Highest Order of Angels unfolds through three distinct voices Detective Eleanor Fox the insomniac lead investigator on the brink of turning forty and getting divorced who strives to unear. I really enjoyed this book for me it was the type of book you just want to curl up with me it was the type of book you just want to curl up with story was compelling the characters were very well developed and I loved how the point of view continuously changed throughout the story Are you weary of the cliches of the
contemporary detective novel and yet still hungry for an absorbing crime story that eeps things moving and doesdetective novel and yet still hungry for an absorbing crime story that eeps things moving and does insult your intelligence If so this is the novel for you It is an ideal read for the train to work a summer beach or a roaring fire and will give you a few things to think about once your reading is doneAnd I don t just say this because the book is dedicated to meKristen Valentine author of Gone Cold was one of the two most gifted writers I taught in my thirty some years of high school She stood out even then for the elegance of her sentences the sharpness of her metaphors and for her ability to look upon everything her school her friends her work herself with a clear eye without flinching Now a decade and a half later she is still the same Except that she is writing even better now better than ever The When enigmatic columbus teen
Britt Marrell vanishes during a driving rainstorm over Labor Day weekend it sets in motion an investigation that starts in theMarrell vanishes during a driving rainstorm over Labor Day weekend it sets in motion an investigation that starts in the confines of midwestern suburbia and ends in the gritty concrete landscape of underground graffiti art A smart but wild California transplant and a chronic underachiever Britt isn’t the type to.