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Friday, November 16, 2012

I Have A Secret by Cheryl Bradshaw

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Sandra Murphy

Check out details on how to win a copy of this book at the end of this review.

No one enjoys a high school reunion but Sloane Monroe’s is a real downer as classmates start falling like dominoes. First, on the riverboat cruise, man overboard! Was it an accidental death? It seems so until the second body is found. And then the third. Someone is mightily provoked and it all seems to stem from a night from twenty years ago.

The plot on this book is fairly complicated to keep all the players straight and their motives and alibis—be sure to pay attention. Sloane is able to find out a lot of information, especially with the help of her boyfriend whose job is not exactly spelled out and that’s just as well for all concerned.

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Rosiland Ward runs the town and her son is the first to die. Why isn’t she more upset and involved in finding out just what happened? She’s protecting someone and that might be her oldest granddaughter, at the cost of her daughter-in-law and everyone else.

Stretch the believability factor and sit back and enjoy the ride for this book. You remember all the drama from high school and the angst it caused. Some people just can’t forgive and forget.

All in all, the book reminds us, youthful indiscretion will come back to haunt you—and just maybe…kill you.

Also by Cheryl Bradshaw, Black Diamond Death and Sinnerman.

To enter to win a copy of I Have A Secret, simply email KRL at life@kingsriverlife[dot]com by replacing the [dot] with a period, and with the subject line “Secret”, or comment on this article. A winner will be chosen November 24, 2012. U.S. residents only.

Sandra Murphy lives in the shadow of the arch, in the land of blues, booze and shoes—St Louis, Missouri. While writing magazine articles to support her mystery book habit, she secretly polishes two mystery books of her own, hoping, someday, they will see the light of Barnes and Noble. You can also find several of Sandra's short stories on UnTreed Reads including her new one Bananas Foster.


  1. Thanks you for having me--and for the review. CB

  2. We have a winner thanks for entering!
    Hope you keep coming back
    Lorie Ham, KRL Publisher