Cheryl just finished A Reliable Wife by Robert Goolrick (see February 10th). She said is was very good: "The life of Catherine Land as she answers an ad in a Chicago paper for a "reliable wife". She responds and travels to Wisconsin by portraying herself as a "simple, honest woman." Of course, she was not...
"I devoured this book for all its mystery and the dark story line. The writing is wonderful—loved the glimpse of life in the early 1900s. Although haunting and dark at times, the book is ultimately about love and how it can redeem us."
 The Price of Salt (Carol) – Patricia Highsmith
7 months ago