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Throughout my life, I've tried to avoid all things legal. Except for one lawsuit in which I was the plantiff - and won!
And, of course, the "fine print" in my mortgage contract. That's about it. Until last week when I read The Divorce Papers by Susan Rieger. This is, as the Wizard once said to the Tin Woodsman, a "...clinking, clanking, clattering collection
of kaligenous junk!".
Well, not quite junk. And unlike the Tin Man, it does have a heart. It is, in fact,
an olio of various documents, including emails, pertaining to a divorce case. Reading them, er, this novel is, as I said in
my review now posted on www.authorexposure.com, a crash course in Family Law and is an intriguing narrative that provides an unique insight into the workings of a small
law firm, as well a a glimpse into the professional and private lives of its main protagonist, Anne "Sophie" Diehl,
brilliant criminal attorney turned ace divorce lawyer.
When you get a chance, follow the link and wend your way
through my brief comments. You might just decide to do it justice and read this first novel. If you do, enjoy!
J. McInerney, the host of this Literary Blog, is
an author, poet, and librettist. Her currently published works include a novel, a book of spiritual inspirations,
volumes of poetry, stories
for children (of all ages) and
a variety of children's musicals. Her titles include:
Hose, Hook & Ladder: A Novel of Phoenixville during World War I
Columbia Hotel: A Novel
of Phoenixville during the Early 1900s
the Schuylkill Monster: A Novel of Phoenixville in
The Prisoner's Portrait: A Novel of Phoenxville during World War II
Rainbow in the Sky
of Oreigh Ogglefont
The Basset Chronicles.
Cats of Nine Tales
Water: A Collection of Poems
Exodus Ending: A
Collection of More Spiritual Poems
We Three Kings
Beauty and the Beast
Peter, Wolf, and Red Riding
Originally from the New York metropolitan area, June currently lives near Valley Forge Park in Pennsylvania with her constant and loving companions, FrankieBernard and Sebastian Cat. She
is currently working on her sixth novel.