Search the Shadows E–pub READ

  • Paperback
  • 416
  • Search the Shadows
  • Barbara Michaels
  • English
  • 11 June 2020
  • 9780061044724

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CHARACTERS ð Search the Shadows Barbara Michaels ✓ 8 CHARACTERS The dark fear that has haunted her since childhood In fact what little she knows about her birth and her mother's subseuent death is a fragile web of evasions and liesDetermined to expose the truth at any. Had read it before but enjoyed it again even though I did vaguely remember the outcome But living in Chicago now and knowing the University of Chicago and its environs gave me extra enjoyment on this re reading as a large portion of it is set in Chicago and the U of C area Fun mystery about a young woman who sets out to find out about her mother s life and figure out who her biological father was and about the trouble dragging up the past brings especially among archaeologists An Elusive Victorian The Evolution of Alfred Russel Wallace of evasions and liesDetermined to expose the truth at any. Had read it before but enjoyed it again even though I did vaguely remember the Architecture by Birds and Insects A Natural Art outcome But living in Chicago now and knowing the University A Bird in the House of Chicago and its environs gave me extra enjoyment Beyond Carnival Male Homosexuality in Twentieth Century Brazil Worlds of Desire The Chicago Series on Sexuality Gender and Culture on this re reading as a large portion Staging Tourism Bodies on Display from Waikiki to Sea World of it is set in Chicago and the U Microsociology Discourse Emotion and Social Structure of C area Fun mystery about a young woman who sets The Last Imaginary Place A Human History of the Arctic World out to find Lefty out about her mother s life and figure Not Just Roommates out who her biological father was and about the trouble dragging up the past brings especially among archaeologists

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CHARACTERS ð Search the Shadows Barbara Michaels ✓ 8 CHARACTERS Cost Haskell takes a job at Chicago's famed Oriental Institute in the city where her mother once lived and loved But as she searched the shadows of the past she finds that the truth can sometimes be dead. I very much enjoyed all the specialized knowledge the author had about Egyptian antiuities It s like this book was a precursor to the Amelia Peabody series but set in modern times I had trouble feeling close to the main character though the same problem I have with Peabody herself and found myself also having a bit of trouble believing who she finally hooked up with I saw it coming but couldn t think of a good reason why it should be that particular person I much preferred one of the other male characters and even though he wasn t chosen to be the hero I m also thankful that he wasn t the bad guy That s what usually happens when I like a Barbara Michaels character I had the villain figured out fairly early on but I enjoyed the various red herrings and twists that got in the way of my certainty I would have liked a good bit closure at the end though Too much was left in the air with a shrug that could have made for a stronger ending Not sure I d recommend it but it s not awful just not up to the standards I ve come to expect from other Barbara Michaels books Beyond Carnival Male Homosexuality in Twentieth Century Brazil Worlds of Desire The Chicago Series on Sexuality Gender and Culture once lived and loved But as she searched the shadows Staging Tourism Bodies on Display from Waikiki to Sea World of the past she finds that the truth can sometimes be dead. I very much enjoyed all the specialized knowledge the author had about Egyptian antiuities It s like this book was a precursor to the Amelia Peabody series but set in modern times I had trouble feeling close to the main character though the same problem I have with Peabody herself and found myself also having a bit Microsociology Discourse Emotion and Social Structure of trouble believing who she finally hooked up with I saw it coming but couldn t think The Last Imaginary Place A Human History of the Arctic World of a good reason why it should be that particular person I much preferred Lefty one Not Just Roommates of the Cassidy Harte and the Comeback Kid out fairly early Shadow of the Vampire on but I enjoyed the various red herrings and twists that got in the way Nanotherapeutics Drug Delivery Concepts in Nanoscience of my certainty I would have liked a good bit closure at the end though Too much was left in the air with a shrug that could have made for a stronger ending Not sure I d recommend it but it s not awful just not up to the standards I ve come to expect from Jean Paul Sartre other Barbara Michaels books

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CHARACTERS ð Search the Shadows Barbara Michaels ✓ 8 CHARACTERS Who was her father When twenty two year old Haskell Malone accidentally discovers damning proof that the dead war hero whose name she bears is not her father she is shattered The revelation only confirms. 4th re read of the year for Barbara Michaels done Barbara Michaels the pen name for Elizabeth Mertz was an Egyptologist for her other career It s expected that the accomplished woman who want to sneak Egyptology themes and settings into even her Gothic work under the Michaels name Even if this book is set with a museum curator s work there is nothing about artifacts and Egyptology here instead the protagonist Haskell obsessed with her mother s death and who her father may actually be is digging through another sort of potent history her own biological treeThe premise is sound the pacing as structured as can be with this kind of story but the plot is too calm It s not enough to warrant a full length novel so there is laggingAn attempt or so on Haskell s life paints a gothic splash suspense is only there toward the end during a confrontation with the big bad and the mystery while not obvious exactly isn t that interesting because by the end I didn t care much who the real father was Romance is in the background to where I wasn t sure who she d end up choosing but I was happy with the choice when it was madeI do wish something different had happened with the elderly museum director however I think there was emotional potential when she discovered who he really was to her Tragedy cut those strings too abruptlyOverall this is an average read Michaels writing style is addicting to me so I could easily keep reading but it s a story that passes through the eyes and then out the brain again Just not memorable If you re new to Michaels start elsewhere but if you re a fan it s worth a read A Bird in the House old Haskell Malone accidentally discovers damning proof that the dead war hero whose name she bears is not her father she is shattered The revelation Beyond Carnival Male Homosexuality in Twentieth Century Brazil Worlds of Desire The Chicago Series on Sexuality Gender and Culture only confirms. 4th re read Staging Tourism Bodies on Display from Waikiki to Sea World of the year for Barbara Michaels done Barbara Michaels the pen name for Elizabeth Mertz was an Egyptologist for her Microsociology Discourse Emotion and Social Structure other career It s expected that the accomplished woman who want to sneak Egyptology themes and settings into even her Gothic work under the Michaels name Even if this book is set with a museum curator s work there is nothing about artifacts and Egyptology here instead the protagonist Haskell The Last Imaginary Place A Human History of the Arctic World obsessed with her mother s death and who her father may actually be is digging through another sort Lefty of potent history her Not Just Roommates own biological treeThe premise is sound the pacing as structured as can be with this kind Cassidy Harte and the Comeback Kid or so Shadow of the Vampire on Haskell s life paints a gothic splash suspense is Nanotherapeutics Drug Delivery Concepts in Nanoscience only there toward the end during a confrontation with the big bad and the mystery while not Jean Paul Sartre obvious exactly isn t that interesting because by the end I didn t care much who the real father was Romance is in the background to where I wasn t sure who she d end up choosing but I was happy with the choice when it was madeI do wish something different had happened with the elderly museum director however I think there was emotional potential when she discovered who he really was to her Tragedy cut those strings too abruptlyOverall this is an average read Michaels writing style is addicting to me so I could easily keep reading but it s a story that passes through the eyes and then Statistical Computing in C and R out the brain again Just not memorable If you re new to Michaels start elsewhere but if you re a fan it s worth a read