Girl Waits with Gun

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by Amy Stewart | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 0544409612 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingethereawing of Little Rock, Arkansas USA on 7/26/2019
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Journal Entry 1 by wingethereawing from Little Rock, Arkansas USA on Friday, July 26, 2019
Historical fiction of the nation's first female crime fighter. I listened to this one on audio cd from the library.

Journal Entry 2 by wingethereawing at Wishlist Tag Game , A Bookcrossing member -- Controlled Releases on Saturday, October 05, 2019

Released 6 mos ago (10/5/2019 UTC) at Wishlist Tag Game , A Bookcrossing member -- Controlled Releases

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I'm sending this to emmejo for the wishlist tag game! Hope you like it as much as I did.

Journal Entry 3 by wingemmejowing at Cortland, New York USA on Friday, October 11, 2019
This arrived today; thank you so much!

Journal Entry 4 by wingemmejowing at Cortland, New York USA on Thursday, February 20, 2020
This was a very fun read! I enjoyed the atypical trio of sisters, each with their own quirky personality. Constance, as our heroine, obviously gets the most fleshed out, but I found myself drawn to Norma too, perhaps because I noticed a few traits we share!

The plotting was interesting too. The main drama isn't really a mystery, since we know "whodunit", we just don't know whether they'll get caught by the police. I also loved the subplots, which involved a lot more questioning on the part of the reader, as new info is slowly revealed and we have to keep re-evaluating our impressions of the characters and their relationships. For something that unfolds at an almost stingy, wary pace, it was surprisingly engaging, with the Kopp sisters' daily life and normal family tensions filling in the waiting times between dramatic reveals.

The one thing that was really irking me was the implication of a budding romance between Constance and the married sheriff handling her case. Perhaps I'm being overly sensitive, reading too much into their interactions after expecting that publishers will insist on a female lead needing a romantic interest, and the tension will fizzle out.

Journal Entry 5 by wingemmejowing at Cortland, New York USA on Friday, February 21, 2020

Released 1 mo ago (2/21/2020 UTC) at Cortland, New York USA

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Added to the Wrap It Up bookbox.

Journal Entry 6 by judypsu88 at Media, Pennsylvania USA on Tuesday, February 25, 2020
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