Friday, September 5, 2008

Quick Review: They Did It with Love (Kate Morgenroth)

They Did It with Love by Kate Morgenroth
Plume, 2007, 336 p.

This literary mystery is set amongst a book club in hoity-toity Greenwich, CT. It revolves in point of view between many characters, focusing on Sofie, a recent transplant from New York. Various secrets and complications are revealed as the characters try to figure out what happened to one of their book club members. Some of the characterization was a bit superficial and facile, but overall the book was quite good. And it had my favorite kind of ending for a mystery: it almost completely surprised me, but when I looked back at the plot, I realized it was cleverly set up all along.

Grade: A

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