[BOOKS] ✪ Thicker Than Water By Maggie Shayne – Burberry-outlets-online.co.uk

Thicker Than Water It Was Called A Haven For Runaway Teens In Truth, It Was A Nightmare, One That Ended In Fiery Violence Sixteen Years Ago Or So Its Survivors Believed Syracuse News Anchor Julie Jones Is Afraid Her Long Dead Past Was Resurrected When A Blackmailer Threatened To Expose Secrets That Could Destroy Her Then The Man Was Found Dead His Throat Cut With A Knife From Julie S Own Kitchen Now A New, Faceless Enemy Wants Than Money This Time Julie Stands To Lose The Most Precious Thing Of All Her Teenage Daughter, Dawn Julie Finds Herself With One Unlikely Ally, Sean MacKenzie A Journalist With A Flair For The Sensational, Sean Covers The Worst Humanity Has To Offer Julie Jones Is Hiding Something That Terrifies Her, And He S Determined To Find Out What He Just Can T Decide Whether His Goal Is To Expose Her Or Save Her Julie Will Do Anything To Protect Her Daughter But Someone Else Is Watching, Willing To Do Whatever It Takes To Avenge A Past That Cannot Be Forgotten Originally Published In Mordecai Young Series Thicker Than Water Book Colder Than Ice Book Darker Than Midnight Book


About the Author: Maggie Shayne

I live in the teeny, tiny town of Taylor, NY, Alliteration Alert though my mailing address is Cincinnatus, my telephone exchange is Truxton and I pay taxes and vote in Cuyler All of these are at least in the same rural county in the southern hills of New York State Cortland County There arecattle than people here The nearest big cities are Syracuse and Binghamton and they are an hour away, in different directions, and not really all that big by most standards, though they both seem humongous to me I look out my window to see rolling, green, thickly forested hills, wildflower laden meadows and wide open blue, blue skies My road is barely paved The nearest neighboring place is a 700 acre dairy farm.My house is a big, century old farmhouse I moved in here after my divorce in 2006 Just a little over a year later, the house, which I had named, SERENITY, burned It was 99% gutted, and I lost my two dogs, Sally, an 11 year old great Dane, and Wrinkles, my 14 year old, blind bulldog This was the culmination of my Dark Night of the soul, which had seemed to hit me all at once in 2006 2007 My mother died that year, after a 14 month battle with pancreatic cancer She was only 60 The youngest of my five daughters had left home that same year, and while that s not a tragedy at all, it felt like one to me Then came the divorce And finally there was the fire it seemed my darkest night wasn t quite finished with me after all I had lost almost everything before that point, and as I poked through the wet ashes and soot the next day, I realized that I had now been stripped all the way to the bone.No better time to start over And no, I didn t come to that realization that day there were a few days of wallowing in pity first, particularly the day after the fire, when I hit a deer and smashed up my car, which I was practically living in That s when I started to laugh Just sat on the side of the road as the deer bounded, uninjured and carefree, out of sight, and laughed It was just too ridiculous at that point, to do anything else And from there, I picked myself up, and brushed myself off, and said, okay, there s only one way to go from here Forward And that s what I did There I was at the age of harrurmphemmph, living in my one, mostly undamaged remaining room, with a dorm sized mini fridge, a futon, a TV, my cat nine lives and a laptop And not much else Though thank goodness the room that survived the fire, was a room that had its own attached bathroom Since then I have rebuilt my beloved home, which really has become my haven, my Serenity I share it now with my fianc , Lance, and we have accumulated quite the little family together Little being a relative term We have a pair of English Mastiffs, Dozer and Daisy, who weigh 203 pounds and 208 pounds respectively, and a little pudgy English Bulldog named Niblet, who is bigger than both of them, inside her mind We also have the aforementioned cat, Glorificus Glory for short, who adores her canine pups and keeps them firmly in line And we ve acquired a pair of stray cats as well, a mother and son, Luna Lulu for short and Butters aka Buddy Lulu showed up pregnant during a lunar eclipse, had a litter, and vanished again We found homes for all the kittens except one Butters We got him fixed and kept him A few months later, Lulu returned, again expecting This litter was born on the Monster Moon Again, all the kittens were spayed and neutered and placed in homes, and this time we got Lulu to the vet in time to spay her before the cycle could repeat Glory is not amused.She has a story of her own, my old Glory cat, having been with me before the Dark Times descended, she went through it all with me, moved with me, survived the fire, and remains with me still She s tolerating the newcomers Barely.My partner is an artist, a mechanic, a welder and an inventor, and the rumors are true, he is much younger than I



10 thoughts on “Thicker Than Water

  1. says:

    Actual Rating 2.5 StarsSo, the truth is, this book is definitely noBrown and de Luca , and our heroine was definitely not as much fun as Rachel de Luca had been Obviously, it s a different book, and a different series, written at a different time practically ten years prior But I can t deny that I had my hopes Sleep with the Lights On was fun and eerie and fast paced and extremely entertai


  2. says:

    3 stars.Book 1 in the Mordecai Young trilogy 16 years ago a religious compound for runaway teens was raided by the FBI The handful of survivors thought it was all over and that they could put the madness behind them especially the leader who thought he was a profit for God Mordecai Young.Julie Jones is a news anchor in Syracuse Julie has a secret past that she is trying to keep hidden Not only to


  3. says:

    It s only getting a 3 because the author actually did a great job with the romance Other than that some of the things that happened were just unrealistic view spoiler People who should have been dead coming back to life, you know the usual hide spoiler It s only getting a 3 because the author actually did a great job with the romance Other than that some of the things that happened were just unrealistic v


  4. says:

    Julie is hard working news anchorwoman and a single mom, Sean is a crack investigative reporter who always tries to out scoop Julie After running into each other at an ugly murder scene, these two rivals end up as unlikely partners.This was the first Maggie Shayne book that I have read I felt that there was a few times that a thesaurs could have been used better than it was but this book was very interesting The


  5. says:

    Julie Jones past escape from a cult comes back to haunt her present and threaten her and her daughter Dawn s lives Her rival and news partner, Sean helps as things escalate out of control This book took me FROEVER to read Had good elements but was so predictable and slow I just struggled.


  6. says:

    This was a page turner Basically Jewel escaped a cultist s compound at the age of 17 with her best friend s baby and a few bags full of money She thought everyone else, including her best friend and the cult leader, died that day But sixteen years later, her past catches up with her when a man blackmails her and then ends up dead At first, she s afraid the police will think she s the murderer, but as time goes on, she learns she


  7. says:

    I absolutely like this book This is one of the few from the genre Romantic Thriller, and I was NOT disappointed The beginning was not very credible, but you could actually be aware of the dangers they were in.The verbal sparring between Julie Jones and Sean MacKenzie, and their obvious sexual tension, provides light relief from theserious aspects of the novel Speaking of which, the originality of the cult storyline is really good That w


  8. says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Pretty good book It was nice to know this storyline since it was referred to in the 3rd book It had a good storyline that keeps you reading You really want to know what happens with the characters and how things are going to end up I can t say it was an absolutely fabulous book I liked the 3rd one better, but it was definitely worth reading And when you get to the e


  9. says:

    now i am hooked This was such a great, easy and creative book i was hooked after the first page The characters were easy to fall in love with and follow, along with the story the author made the mental visions so easy and vivid of the surroundings and the characters actions felt so real.i would highly recommend this author and this book.


  10. says:

    Oh my God If they licked their lips or said God onetime I was going to burn the book Great writing except for those two things.


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