"Woman will always be dependent until she holds a purse of her own."
—Elizabeth Cady Stanton


 
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Interesting plot, believable characters

Posted by Georgia Ann Mullen on May 8, 2011 | Leave a comment (0)
I thought Wixumlee Is My Salvation was a great read. The author created an interesting plot and believable characters. The story line continues from the 1st book, “A Shocking and Unnatural Incident”. I can’t wait for the next book. This book makes you think what it must have been...

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An absolute treat! History written as current events

Posted by Georgia Ann Mullen on May 8, 2011 | Leave a comment (1)
“Wixumlee Is My Salvation” is a sequel to “A Shocking & Unnatural Incident.” However, this book stands alone very well. Author Georgia Ann Mullen provides sufficient background as the story progresses to eliminate the need to read the previous book. However, that book...

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A marvelous book about women’s rights

Posted by Georgia Ann Mullen on May 8, 2011 | Leave a comment (0)
Georgia Mullen has written a marvelous book about women’s rights in the early part of the twentieth century. The characters in [A Shocking & Unnatural Incident] are very believable and the reader is involved in the story quickly. The work Elizabeth Stanton did for women should be greatly...

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The right amount of suspense & history

Posted by Georgia Ann Mullen on May 8, 2011 | Leave a comment (0)
I absolutely could not put A Shocking & Unnatural Incident down, once I started it, I literally finished it in one sitting or should I say one riding (my husband was driving us to Virginia) The characters truly come to life on every page, it has just the right amount of suspense &...

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4 reasons to read A Shocking & Unnatural Incident

Posted by Georgia Ann Mullen on May 8, 2011 | Leave a comment (0)
I must disclose that I am a big fan of historical fiction, and this book falls in that genre. Regardless of possible bias, A Shocking & Unnatural Incident is engaging first because it is well written, second because it has an interesting plot, third because it has a surprise (to me) ending,...

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Great dialogue, no lack of action

Posted by Georgia Ann Mullen on August 13, 2010 | Leave a comment (0)
In a July 18 Wilmington StarNews review, Ben Steelman states, “Mullen serves up a particularly tasty, and painless, history lesson. Few young-adult writers are as deft with dialogue. Mullen proves particularly handy at inserting period slang–like “foofoos,” an 1850s phrase...

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