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  • 03/2022
  • 9798985160109 B09T24YQ72J
  • 314 pages
  • $14.99
Charlotte Whitney
Author
The Unveiling of Polly Forrest: A Mystery
Rural Michigan, 1934. During the throes of the Great Depression Polly marries for money. After her husband Sam dies in a bizarre farm accident, new bride Polly assumes she is set to pursue her dream of opening a hat-making business. Instead, she becomes the prime suspect in Sam’s murder. Secrets abound and even Polly’s family can’t figure out the truth.
Plot/Idea: 8 out of 10
Originality: 8 out of 10
Prose: 7 out of 10
Character/Execution: 7 out of 10
Overall: 7.50 out of 10

Assessment:

Plot: Whitney's tense thriller explores a small town in rural Michigan as they deal with the death of a community member and the crippling impacts of the Great Depression.

Prose: Through simple dialogue and occasionally written correspondence, Whitney's writing is compelling, easily understood, and fits the pacing of the story well.

Originality: This book brings together elements of historical fiction, thriller/mystery, and literary fiction to create an individual and unique story.

Character/Execution: With each chapter being written from a different vantage point, this novel allows readers to become easily invested in each of the story's characters.

Date Submitted: April 14, 2022

Formats
Paperback Book Details
  • 03/2022
  • 9798985160109 B09T24YQ72J
  • 314 pages
  • $14.99

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