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Obsidian Blue

Government drone by day and book lover and geek girl by night!

Currently reading

Where the Past Begins: A Writer's Memoir
Amy Tan
The Gunslinger
Stephen King
Pet Sematary
Stephen King
Read, Write, Love at Seaside
Addison Cole
Happiness: The Crooked Little Road to Semi-Ever After
Heather Harpham Kopp
Dune Messiah
Frank Herbert
Progress: 331/331 pages
The Silent Corner
Dean Koontz
Progress: 90/464 pages
Ancillary Justice
Ann Leckie
Progress: 50 %

Reading progress update: I've read 100%.

The Secret Woman (Casablanca Classics) - Victoria Holt

I'm curious what Moonlight thinks of this one. The reveal came out of nowhere I thought and how the "villain" was caught kind of lame. I started to suspect this person, but didn't realize everything that we are told. 


I do think that Holt doesn't do a great job writing heroes that you can like. I didn't like Red and thought he was despicable. I can't root for a married hero who treats his wife horribly. I get that Gothic books are supposed to have tall and dark brooding heroes. I just can't understand why Anna was even attracted to the guy.


Speaking of Anna, she was not a great character. Things just kept happening around her. She really played no part in this story which was weird.