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The Mystery Box

Postby draclvr » Mon Jan 18, 2016 2:47 pm

Just finished The Mystery Box by Eva Pohler. It was a freebie from Amazon, but ended up being one I simply could not put down until I finished it.

Soccer mom Yvette Palmer lives an ordinary life in San Antonio, Texas when a box is delivered to her by mistake, and in taking it to its rightful owner—a crotchety neighbor named Mona who shares her back fence—is drawn into a strange and haunting tale.

Mona’s ratty robe, mood swings, and secretive behavior all raise red flags, and Yvette is sure someone else is living there despite Mona’s claim to live alone, but Yvette is unable to break away as she listens to how Mona transformed from a young college woman about to be married to the odd, reclusive, ghost of a woman she is now.

As Yvette listens to her neighbor's tale, she discovers a shocking connection, but doesn't know whether Mona's come to help or to harm her and her family.
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Re: The Mystery Box

Postby Lucien21 » Mon Jan 18, 2016 3:52 pm

Puts on best Brad Pitt impression.

"What's in the Box?"

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Re: The Mystery Box

Postby draclvr » Mon Jan 18, 2016 4:30 pm

Just an odd assortment of baby items! The plot thickens!
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Re: The Mystery Box

Postby Rosaboobie » Tue Jan 19, 2016 3:23 am

Sounds very intriguing! And a freebie too lol.
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Re: The Mystery Box

Postby draclvr » Tue Jan 19, 2016 9:08 am

Should have said that it's a Kindle download freebie.

Yes, madness, lust, fear, the Taliba.... Oops! I've said too much!
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Re: The Mystery Box

Postby Rosaboobie » Tue Jan 19, 2016 12:43 pm

I havent even had a drink, yet I am seeing double lol! :lol:
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Re: The Mystery Box

Postby LadyKestrel » Tue Jan 19, 2016 12:51 pm

Second post deleted! You can go for that drink now, RB! :D
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Re: The Mystery Box

Postby draclvr » Tue Jan 19, 2016 2:22 pm

I didn't get to see the first one!
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Re: The Mystery Box

Postby LadyKestrel » Tue Jan 19, 2016 2:27 pm

Your last post was doubled, Drac.
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Re: The Mystery Box

Postby draclvr » Tue Jan 19, 2016 3:34 pm

Ah... mystery solved! I've been getting a lot of errors when trying to post lately and it happened when I tried to post that time too. Thank you!
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Re: The Mystery Box

Postby Diat60 » Tue Jan 19, 2016 9:18 pm

Sounds intriguing, but I don't think I'll be able to read it. It's only on Kindle, not on my Kobo, and I don't know if my Calibre program will convert it. It won't if it's DRM protected.

On a separate note, do you all know of Book Bub, a site that sends out daily emails to let you know bargains and free ebooks of the day? I just joined and have been very surprised at some of the books available. You can choose your own categories and formats to save time.
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Re: The Mystery Box

Postby draclvr » Tue Jan 19, 2016 10:51 pm

This is where I got this book, Diat... Book Bub.
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Re: The Mystery Box

Postby Rosaboobie » Wed Jan 20, 2016 2:58 am

Yes, I also get daily emails from BookBub
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Re: The Mystery Box

Postby Winfrey » Tue Jan 26, 2016 11:24 am

I just book marked it at BookBub next time they offer it I will be notified... and will download it. Thanks for the heads up.
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Re: The Mystery Box

Postby Rosaboobie » Tue Jan 26, 2016 12:09 pm

Oh, I didnt realise you could do that at BoobBub, Winfrey!
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