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Two Rivers
by T. Greenwood
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Kensington, 2009 (2009)
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* * *   Reviewed by Mary Ann Smyth

It has been twelve years since the death of his wife Betsy and Harper Montgomery has not climbed his way out of grief for his loss. He also has a guilty conscience for participation in the death of an innocent man.

Harper works at the local railroad and immediately responds when a train wrecks just outside of town. Maggie, a fifteen year-old pregnant girl, with skin the color of blackberries, who had been a passenger on the train, approaches him for a place to stay. He agrees to house her for a few days until she can contact her family. He feels that would be okay with his eleven year-old daughter Shelly. Maggie is a beautiful young woman and obviously in need of help. The two girls hit it off Maggie making herself very helpful to the father and daughter, settles in, apparently for the long haul.

Two Rivers by T. Greenwood will keep the reader entranced as the pages slip by. It's a tale of tragedy, love, grief and redemption. The plot is top notch and keeps the reader in suspense on every page. It flows without a wrongly placed word and the characters fit in effortlessly. You or I could easily have met these people and taken them into our fold.

The underlying story keeps us guessing what will happen next. Even if readers works out what that is, it will not diminish the pleasure this book brings.

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