Lindas Book Obsession Reviews “Finding Mrs. Ford” by Deborah Goodrich Royce, Post Hill Press, June 25, 2019, part of Suzy Approved Book Tours
Deborah Goodrich Royce, author of “Finding Mrs. Ford” has written an intriguing, suspenseful, captivating, and riveting novel. The Genres for this book are Thriller, Mystery, Suspense, and Literary Fiction. The timeline for this story is set in 2014 and goes to the past when it pertains to the characters or events. The story takes place in Watch Hill, Rhode Island, and New York, and Detroit. The author describes her characters as complex and complicated. There are twists and turns, and an edgy and intense feel to this story. There are also some unexpected surprises and turns of events.
I appreciate the way the author tells her story, and vividly describes the characters and landscape and setting. In 1979, two young women find themselves working together in Detroit. Susan and Annie start to work in a store and then decide to make more money by working in a bar. Both girls are opposite in many ways. Some serious and dangerous activities occur this particular summer.
It is now, 2014, and Mrs. Susan Ford, a wealthy widow is enjoying her view of her property in Rhode Island, when the FBI comes to question her about someone who is looking for her. Mrs. Ford denies knowing this person. For the first time in many years, Mrs. Ford is actually frightened. What happened so many years ago? Who is this person looking for her and why? Why is Mrs. Ford denying that she knows this person?
I would highly recommend this tingling, suspenseful and thought-provoking novels for readers who enjoy a great mystery.