6/6/13

Review of Spare Change by Bette Lee Crosby

Spare Change
by
Bette Lee Crosby

A Woman who is Superstitious to the Core…

A Boy who claims his Parents are Dead…

A Murderer who wants to Silence the Truth of What Happened.

Olivia Westerly knows what she knows — opals mean disaster, eleven is the unluckiest number on earth and children weigh a woman down like a pocketful of stones. That’s why she’s avoided marriage for almost forty years. But when Charlie Doyle happened along, he was simply too wonderful to resist. Now she’s a widow with an eleven-year-old boy claiming to be her grandson.

Spare Change is a quirky mix of Southern flair, serious thoughts about the important things in life, the madcap adventures of a young boy and a late change of heart that makes all the difference in an unusually independent woman. 

With a foul mouth, dark secrets and heavily guarded emotions, Ethan Allen Doyle is not an easy child to like. He was counting on the grandpa he’d never met for a place to hide, but now that plan is shot to blazes because the grandpa’s dead too. He’s got seven dollars and twenty-six cents, his mama’s will for staying alive, and Dog. But none of those things are gonna help if Scooter Cobb finds him.
This is a good read with a plot that keeps you reading until the very end and characters you can connect with. It's not my usual type of book but I enjoyed it alot.  This is the first book I've read by this author & I'm interested in reading more.
 
I rate this book 4 stars

Jennifer Wadkins

1 comment:

  1. Hi Jennifer - thank you for such a lovely review, I'm so glad you enjoyed the book. I will be tweeting, posting and pinning it to share with my followers. Best regards, Bette Lee

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