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John Milliken Thompson

3.3 of 5 Votes: 4
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Books by John Milliken Thompson
The Reservoir (2011)
language
English
3.29 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: I wanted to read this book after hearing the author read the beginning pages at the National Book Festival in DC. I generally do not like mysteries. I am curious about novels that base themselves in fact and use a novelist's perogative to invent everything that the historian ca...
Love and Lament (2013)
language
English
3.33 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: A saga of a young girl coming to age in North Caroline from 1893 -1919. i really enjoyed this period as the main character MaryBeth was about the same age as my own grandmother. Marybeth faces the death of most of her family early in the book. I enjoyed how the book portrayed w...
The Resevoir (2011)
language
English
3.29 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: Oh, Lordie! Couldn't even get to page 7; some people cannot write. "Now his heart is beginning to thump blood through his ears. He has to get out of here." "O Dem golden slippers! Goddam it! Shall we gather at the river. But why would he be thinking of that song and of his baptis...
The Reservior (2000)
language
English
3.29 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: This book is based on a true story. In the late 1800's, a body was found floating in the town reservoir in Richmond, VA. Originally thought to be a suicide, the dead woman was pregnant and eventually a young attorney was charged with murder. The author created a compelling and pl...
Reservoir (2011)
language
English
3.29 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: I really enjoyed this book in spite of the fact that the mystery wasn't really 'solved'. The story is based on an actual trial from 1885, and the author does a wonderful job of presenting the case, holes and all, to the reader. Because there were so many holes in the case, I fo...
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