The Right Time

The Right Time

Book - 2017
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Inspired by the stories she grew up reading after her mother's abandonment, Alexandra Winslow finds publishing success writing mystery novels under a male pseudonym but becomes isolated as a result of her fame and her double life.
Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press, an imprint of Random House, [2017]
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781101883945
1101883944
Branch Call Number: F STEEL
Characteristics: 325 pages ; 25 cm

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weezie1
Sep 17, 2018

Fantastic book! I have never read one of her novels that I didn't like. There's always one book you just can't put down. Will keep you on your toes for hours. A must read for all!!!!

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Veevee88
Jan 05, 2018

Found this to be one of her best. Interesting story that has its twists and turns. Interesting read.

brookse0518 Dec 31, 2017

Disappointing, since The Right Time is another instance of an author writing about a writer's life. However, it made me realize that there is a subset of readers who prefer their fiction to be written by men. I just thought this was a singular hang-up of one of my acquaintances.

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sgaddie
Nov 08, 2017

Loved it - I could not put this book down once I started reading it. Great characters

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writermala
Oct 29, 2017

Just like her heroine, Alex Winslow, Danielle Steel may have found her touch again. I did not particularly care for the last few Steel books I read but this one struck a chord. Alex is orphaned at fourteen but not before her father bequeathed a love of mystery thrillers. Alex is a born writer and becomes a successful writer albeit under a pseudonym since she is convinced only men can write thrillers - another legacy of her father's beliefs. She gets a thriller published under the pseudonym A. Green when she is still in college and it is a runaway success. Only her friends the nuns at the convent she lives in, her editor, and her agent know the true identity of A.Green. Despite this she is unlucky in men- -from a TA at college to a successful magnate she meets in London everyone is threatened by Alex. Will she ever find true love? A book worth reading to find out.

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Dops
Sep 22, 2017

Really enjoyed this book, a great novel and keeps your interest.

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