The Price of Salt by Patricia Highsmith

I’m not going to lie to you; the brilliance of this book is shrouded in the author’s own pessimism of the topic, Love. She approaches the topic lightly. For an author that wrote primarily about psychopaths and murder in such an unflinching and unsettling way, this novel seems out of place, but it truly represents her writing style and showcases it for the reader who might be distracted by the grimness of her more sinister plots. In this novel the crime is love and the pursuit of love, and the act of sustaining love. Read More…


An Infatuation

An Infatuation by Jennifer Lyndon

“Lise Cabot has it all. A successful realtor in Aspen, Lise is married to her high school sweetheart and is the mother of two great kids, Michael and Candace. To her two closest friends, Kitty and Cheryl, Lise’s life appears ideal, until her husband Scott is passed over for the partnership in the architectural firm where he works. At the party to welcome her husband’s new boss, a woman she’s determined to despise, Lise meets Juliana Rhodes. The attraction is immediate and unsettling for Lise, sending her perfectly balanced life into a tailspin.” I’m impresssed and surprised. Read More…




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