Book Review: “The Right Wrong Man,” by Pamela S. Wight

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Mysteries which include the worlds

of the Drug Enforcement Agency,

Medical technology publishing 

and the calm profession of

accounting colliding and

intermingling with the

emotions of romance

are non-existent

up until now!

This book review is

one which was a thrilling 

opportunity to undertake.

My friend and fellow blogger,

Pamela Wight has written

a few books to read, 

but I wanted to start with

this particular book. 

The choice between dependable,

handsome and athletic accountant

named Gregory and a rugged, more

potently attractive, less reliable

Parker is tough. Lucky woman!

The main character,

Meredith, is a professional

editor of medical textbooks.

Her current editing, “balancing 

act” of three different genres,

includes a challenge

on the subject of

Occupational Therapy

(second volume), written

by a detail-oriented woman

named Barbara. She has a husband,

Roger, whose business is lucrative.

Merry (Meredith’s nickname) is

invited to work one on one with

Barbara, in St. Thomas,

literally on the

Caribbean,

aboard a yacht!

This novel’s setting changes

often from New England,

where the leading protagonist

lives in a pleasant cottage,

located in a quiet, respectable

neighborhood to a marshy 

land preserve where ducks flock

and beautifully take flight.

The moods and pace of people 

within Pamela’s book found in

different contexts range

from frantic, breathless,

relaxed and strained.
The scene may be a cozy,

friendly Italian restaurant

and in a few pages later, you may

join characters in a funnel storm

hanging onto fastened down 

furniture and seeing items

tossed around aboard ship. 

There are criminal elements, 

as well as everyday details

on how shoes are dropped off

feet at the end of the day, or how

green tea with lemon calms

Meredith down. 

Yet, a bloody Mary,

glass of wine or margarita 

may just be what is needed to

manage different social situations.

A get together with Merry’s close

friend, Shannon, later turns into

a harrowing urban nightmare.

Pamela writes with intriguing

descriptions and you often feel like

you are on the edge of your seat.

Jill, the editor’s assistant, takes

a personal interest in Meredith’s

“love life.” This includes one

of the sweetest ways two people in

a book have ever met. No hints 

to the details, but it is in Boston.

We even get to “meet” her parents,

each has a separate and unique

personal love story. The stories

of many characters combine 

into a riveting plotline, which I 

believe will surprise you! There are

layers of truth, non-disclosure,

fabrication and a few secrets

which may have you going back to

see: “How did I miss this?”

I did a few head scratchings and

backtracking, to tell you the truth!

Who will Meredith choose to be with?

What do the letters TRMFY mean?

How will someone in danger get out

of the tangled web they have 

become enmeshed in? 

This next question is for 

those who may have

already read the book:

Lastly, how soon did you realize 

one of the main characters

wasn’t who Meredith

thought he was?

I hope you will choose to

read Pamela S. Wight’s

five stars of five book.

🌠🌠🌠🌠🌠

You’ll wish to continue with 

others you will find 

here on her blog:

http://roughwighting.net

*Check out:

“True Desires,”

a romantic suspense novel

set in San Francisco 

and Stinson Beach.

Written by Pamela Wight

and Ashley Brandt.

**Check out the children’s book,

with beautiful verses and pictures:

“Birds of Paradise,”

Written by Pamela S. Wight,

Illustrated by Shelley A. Steinle.

Thank you for reading this 

summer book review. 🏖

I have one more 

left to review!

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Book review was written 

by Robin O. Cochran,

whose idea of incorporating

her own items, hopefully

created a more

“personal touch.”

My jar of Lake Erie beach glass and

the painting is of Point Light,

lighthouse located in

Rockport, Massachusetts

painted by my Dad in 1972.

Shells are mainly collected 

from beaches in Florida. 

“The Right Wrong Man’s”

book cover was by Susanna Stinnett,

book photo taken by  Shara G. Coletta.

Thursday’s Doors ~ fairy house door

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An artist made this fairy house

which my oldest daughter,

her new husband and two

boys discovered as one

of many pleasant 

surprises left

by Lucy, the

last owner.

Hope you enjoyed

this whimsical door 

selection close to our hearts.

You see, over thirty years

ago, I went to a “newcomers

club” here in Delaware, Ohio.

One woman named Lucy was 

friendly and helpful. . .

She was a counselor who

had just moved to town,

no children but we

had art in common.

🎨  🖼

A couple years later,

we lost touch. I, with 3

children, she never married.

First, she met my youngest

daughter, the real estate 

agent whose last name

isn’t mine, then her

sister, my oldest daughter.

Lucy said she felt, “positivity

radiating between them.”

Enjoyed the newlywed

husband and 2 boys,

Micah and Skyler.

After we met again, many

years later~ extra wrinkles and

changes, we sensed a connection.

I hugged and kissed her!

Thank you, Lucy.

Oh, and thanks to two females

who are often in my Life:

Lady Luck 🍀

and

Mother Nature. 🍃

Thanks to Norm,

our Thursday Doors leader,

Please check out other links

to doors and you may make friends, too.

http://miscellaneousmusingsofamiddleagedmind.wordpress.com

It isn’t that hard to find a door 🚪

even a refrigerator door “counts!”

Thursday’s Doors ~ fairy outside her door

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This fairy is quite sweet,

very friendly and not shy.

She asks you to get on knees,

lean in to tell her a fairy tale

or ask you to inform her if

the weather will change

so she may get inside

before it rains.

🌧 ⛈ 🌧

🌼 🏰 🌸

Do you have a short

tale to tell sweet fairy,

or a fairy joke to 

bring her

smiles?

Thursday Doors is a part of

a door seeking group

rounded up by a

blogger named

Norm Frampton at:

http://miscellaneousmusingsofamiddleagedmind.wordpress.com

Have a magical day exploring doors!

Book Review: “Orion’s Gift,” by Anneli Purchase

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Two people who have been unhappy 

and lonely, although in marriages,

each have an impetus to escape.

One reason to leave is the

mail brings a mysterious 

letter whose content is

left unknown to you, reader.

The subject reluctantly is revealed.

The other person receives an

unexpected “windfall.” This

novel full of intrigue is

written by my friend and

fellow blogger, Anneli Purchase.

These two “lost” souls have back

stories which both have overlapping 

pain and past controlling spouses.

They come from two different 

countries, Canada and the U.S.

For Kevin, unfortunately time has been

hard on his marriage. His anguish

is palpable, his decision to leave

has been a long time coming.

It means he will be leaving a

son and daughter behind.

Sylvia has a womanizing 

husband who doesn’t 

show her love nor 

respect. 

The two characters 

make a choice to leave and go on

their own into the wild southwest,

using camping gear and exchanging

dollars into pesos, crossing into 

Mexico. How their paths cross

is a well written and fascinating

story which feels serendipitous

and holds the magic of romance.

Lessons learned on the road are

interesting to me, a cautionary tale.

Don’t trust the border patrol, follow

them as they enter your van or camper.

Use a sanitizing product, safe for foods

such as fresh fruits and vegetables.

Bring immodium to prevent the

effects of not using precautions

in preparation or restaurant food.

Bring passport, purchase Mexican

insurance once in the country.

Otherwise, in case of accident,

you may end up in jail!

Once in a bigger city,

apply for a “Travel Visa.”

Find campgrounds and if alone,

park between two family or couple

occupied vehicles. Have your door

face the vehicle which seems most

safe, friendly and outgoing.

🌅  🏕  🚐  🌄  

Speaking of this, one of the

first couples Sylvia meets is

an elderly man and his wife.

For me, this made me smile since

they actually have my parents’ first

names of Bob and Rose. (Mom

was named Rosalie, but often friends

or family members called her “Rosie.”

They owned a transvan and liked

traveling from one end of the

country to the other.)

Check in cafes for local public 

access to WiFi and inexpensive 

computer usage to check on

situations which you may not

want to have your phone “traced.”

Sylvia’s letter hangs heavy on her

mind, mainly while alone on the

road. She has to fight off men,

even facing possible rape,

along with worrying about her 

situation. Her ex, Joel, may track

her down. Kevin remembers the sad

way his family life declined. His wife,

Shiree, belittled him in front of his

children and used her bulky body

to intimidate and bully him.

Both Kevin and Sylvia are

attracted to each other. Each

have had their confidence eroded.

There are many disasters along their

paths, apart and then together. 

These manage to attempt derailing 

their hopeful, optimistic futures.

Those incidents are really scary 

and life-threatening. 

I won’t give away the thrilling

middle of their adventures, but 

they are in a ruthless, rugged

part of a country where, “dead men. . .

(drug dealers, private investigator,

who knows who’ll be a victim?)

tell no tales. . . . ”

💀 ☠ 💀

I hope you will read this book to

find out how Kevin and Sylvia’s

adventures turn out.

You will have to hold onto 

your seat of the van or

camper, as it careens

down curving, steep

narrow dirt roads.

This is a

5 stars out of 5

rated novel!

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

You will enjoy other 

Anneli Purchase

books found at:

http://wordsfromanneli.com

*”Julia’s Violinist”

*”The Wind Weeps”

*”The Reckoning Tide”

(A sequel to “The Wind Weeps.”)

Thank you for reading and 

please visit Anneli’s blog!

Bumblebee with white flower pollen

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This bumblebee was so rude,

His or her behind facing outwards,

Entrenched deep into the blossom.

White pollen dusting its yellow

and black stripes.

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Photo taken

by reocochran.

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In my  five years of blogging,

I have met numerous dear

friends who have “grandies,”

which is an affectionate way

of labeling grandchildren.

Using a sense of humor to notice

in white flower bloom, there’s

a bee’s “bum” covered with pollen.

Kids find this amusing and silly! 

There are a long list of words

as a Nana, I have learned

to “never” say in front of

those “listening ears!”

Those inquiring

minds are on 

the lookout!

The other 

words for

“bum”

are ones

you may have

to find

approved, 

alternate

choices.

🐝 

You are to me ~

the bee’s knees!

💚 🐝 💚

Thanks, everyone who show

patience in my tardy replies

and my late arrivals to

your lovely posts.

💮 🌻 🌸