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Book Review: When the Stars Go Dark

A compelling mystery based on a true crime in Northern California  Susan Specht Oram’s review of When the Stars Go Dark A powerful raw one-page prologue pulls us into this mystery. When San Francisco Detective Anna Hart’s child dies, her marriage falls apart. She’s an expe... https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/3650458052

Book Review: You and Me and Us

This novel drew me in from the start.  Susan Specht Oram’s review of You and Me and Us Alexis has her own advertising agency in Atlanta and works long hours, missing key events in her daughter’s life. When her husband is diagnosed with term... https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/3643298856

Book Review: The Exit Strategy

A story about an unlikely friendship... Susan Specht Oram’s review of The Exit Strategy Ryn, a San Francisco venture capitalist is about to invest in a cardiac device startup when she discovers the company’s cofounder and chief scientist, Ca... https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/3638115958

Book Review: Just My Luck

You've got to read this book! Brilliant writing with plot twists Susan Specht Oram’s review of Just My Luck Lexie lives in a small village outside of London and works at Citizens Advice Bureau, where she fights for the underdog. When she learns she bought a win... https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/3633635684

Book Review: The Good Sister

 Can a bond between sisters be too close? Susan Specht Oram’s review of The Good Sister Set in Australia, what starts as a dark tale of loss told by Rose, a twenty-eight-year-old interior designer, becomes a fun romp as told by her fraternal... https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/3628667277

Book Review: Leave the World Behind

 If two strangers knocked late at night at your vacation rental house in an isolated area, would you let them in? Susan Specht Oram’s review of Leave the World Behind This story about a family turns into a domestic suspense novel and becomes a dystopian tale. Two strangers appear at an isolated vacation rental late at ... h...

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Brief business books as well as a series by a beagle-mix rescue dog with a sense of humor Investor relations, crisis communication & PR books for business professionals. Along with a dash of humor from a darling little dog. amazon.com/author/susanspechtoram

Book Review: In Her Tracks

A new book in the Tracy Crosswhite Police Detective series that will keep you turning the pages  Susan Specht Oram (Author of Boating with Buddy) About Susan Specht Oram: Susan is writing novels with an element of mystery set in quirky communities. Her brief business books offer pointers on investo... https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/1560...

Book review: The Open House

This psychological thriller set in a village has an unexpected, strangely satisfying ending.  Susan Specht Oram’s review of The Open House Nick and Amber are selling their Devon home and splitting up. During an open house, which Amber has cautiously agreed to, thirteen people enter their hom... https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/3591407269

Book review: The Last Agent

If you enjoy reading spy thrillers, this is a must read. Review | NetGalley NetGalley is a site where book reviewers and other professional readers can read books before they are published, in e-galley or digital galley form. Members register for free and can request review copies or be invited to review by the publisher. https://www...

Newsletter with book reviews & comments about life in the Pacific Northwest

Check out my latest newsletter with book reviews and comments about life in the Pacific Northwest  Hello from the Pacific NW: Books A monthly newsletter... https://mailchi.mp/068672fb66a2/hello-from-the-pacific-nw-books

Book review: Becoming

Loved this book by the former First Lady  Susan Specht Oram’s review of Becoming I’m late to the party but for those of you who haven’t read this book yet, I found it inspiring and well worth the read. With eloquent phrasing, the form... https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/3565153596

Book Review: Goodbye from Nowhere

Put yourself in a high school boy's shoes...  Susan Specht Oram’s review of Goodbye from Nowhere Kyle is in high school and has his first girlfriend. All is going well, including a weekend with extended family at the family farm. But when he learns a... https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/3553980124

Book Review: The Girl Before

If you like a good mystery or psychological thriller...  Susan Specht Oram’s review of The Girl Before Set in London and told in alternating points of view and time periods, this novel hooked me from the start. Years apart, two women who look alike rent a ... https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/3548787831?book_show_action=false&from_revi...

Book Review: Finlay Donovan is Killing It

If you like fast-moving, fun frolicking mysteries with strong female characters, make sure you read this book.  Review | NetGalley NetGalley is a site where book reviewers and other professional readers can read books before they are published, in e-galley or digital galley form. www.netgalley.com/book/196908/review/684511

Book Review: The Nidderdale Murders

A murder in a rural U.K. village makes everyone living there suspect their neighbor Review | NetGalley NetGalley is a site where book reviewers and other professional readers can read books before they are published, in e-galley or digital galley form. Members register for free and can request review copies or be invited to review by the publi...

Book Review: My Name is Anton

A thoughtful novel by Catherine Ryan Hyde, the author of Pay It Forward Review | NetGalley NetGalley is a site where book reviewers and other professional readers can read books before they are published, in e-galley or digital galley form. Members register for free and can request review copies or be invited to review by the publisher. h...

Author newsletter

About writing in the Pacific NW with two book reviews Hello from the Pacific NW: Books Deer on the roof and writing, what a mix https://mailchi.mp/82b00d288d2e/hello-from-the-pacific-nw-books

Book Review: The Day I Disappeared by Brandi Reeds

A kidnap survivor's help is needed to find a missing girl Susan Specht Oram’s review of The Day I Disappeared Reading this thriller, I was hooked from the start and the story kept me on edge, suspecting everyone, as a mystery is unraveled. A four-year-old child, ... https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/3476854230

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