Saturday, July 17, 2021
Twists. Readers who enjoy suspense novels are those most likely to enjoy Laura Lippman’s novel titled, Dream Girl. Protagonist Gerry Andersen moved from New York to Baltimore to care for his elderly mother. Ensconced in the penthouse of a new highrise, Gerry’s mother died, and Gerry has suffered an injury from a fall and now requires help from an assistant during the day and from a nurse during the night. In his drugged condition his dreams are haunting, and he has been contacted by someone who claims to be the character he created in a successful novel. Lippman maintains tension and suspense as she twists the plot in ways that will delight her loyal fans and all readers who enjoy suspense novels. Rating: Four-star (I like it) Click here to purchase Dream Girl from amazon.com.