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After I’m Gone by Laura Lippman (Review #2)

After I'm GoneReviewed by Dianne Woodman

Laura Lippman has written an engaging mystery that is as much about unraveling a puzzling crime as it is about probing into the unexpected repercussions faced by individuals after the abrupt disappearance of a friend and loved one.

After I’m Gone begins July 4, 1976. Felix Brewer, a racketeer, has made the decision to jump bail so that he can avoid serving time in prison. He enlists the help of his stripper girlfriend, Julie Saxony, who is disappointed when he refuses to take her with him. Felix also leaves behind his wife, three young daughters, and close associates. Lives are changed forever because of Felix’s rash decision. Read the rest of this entry »

After I’m Gone by Laura Lippman

After I'm GoneReviewed by Vickie Dailey

What happens to those left behind when a man disappears?

Laura Lippman weaves a compelling story through the viewpoints of those left behind -the man’s wife, daughters and his mistress.

A retired detective decides to open the cold case of Julie Saxony’s murder. As he delves into the past we’re given snippets of the story through the various charcaters in the book – Bambi the wife, laura, rachel and Michelle the daughters. Read the rest of this entry »