Posts Tagged: Bob at the Lake by R. Murphy

May 16 2014
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Bob at the Lake by R. Murphy – Review, Guest Post + Giveaway @GoddessFish

Bob at the Lake by R. Murphy – Review, Guest Post + Giveaway @GoddessFish

Bob at the Lake by R. Murphy

Take a crabby woman of a certain age, move her to the wintry shores of a New York lake, and then throw in a martini-loving ghost from 1920s Manhattan. Last, stir in the good-looking grape grower who lives up the hill. Now there’s a recipe for a potent screwball cocktail!

How do you make a crabby character lovable? by R. Murphy

Poor Roz! The cranky woman-of-a-certain age who features in my debut novel, Bob at the Lake, has worked so hard, for so many years, but even if luck does visit her once in a while, it never stays for long. Thanks to a series of career and financial missteps, and that economic smack-down …

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Feb 25 2014
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Bob at the Lake by R. Murphy – Book Blast + Giveaway

Bob at the Lake by R. Murphy – Book Blast + Giveaway

Bob at the Lake by R. Murphy

Take a crabby woman of a certain age, move her to the wintry shores of a New York lake, and then throw in a martini-loving ghost from 1920s Manhattan. Last, stir in the good-looking grape grower who lives up the hill. Now there’s a recipe for a potent screwball cocktail!

Excerpt Two:

“At this point, it might be appropriate to interject a few words about me, your narrator. Decades ago, people used to have a phrase for me: a woman of a certain age. Back then, everyone knew what that phrase meant: ‘Young enough to want to (fill in the name of your favorite venial sin here); old enough to know better.’ The phrase implies …

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