I decided to give this series another shot after I read and disliked one of the author's other books. I hate to pile on but this series really does fall flat. Read morePublished on June 5 2003 by Lisa Bahrami
Mystery novels with Jewish themes are somewhat rare, but if you're looking for a good one, this is not it. Read morePublished on Jan. 8 2002 by Mark W.
It is unusual to think of a murder-mystery as fun, but this one is. Ruby is actually the widow of the rabbi of the local, small Jewish community in Eternal, Texas. Read morePublished on June 14 2000 by M. Desoer
As a former resident of Austin, TX and its Jewish community, I found this book true to life in the details of living in a small Jewish community far from the East coast. Read morePublished on Jan. 29 2000 by shana ozacmak
I FELL IN LOVE WITH RUBY. AS A MYSTERY, IT WAS A BIT ON THE OBVIOUS SIDE. BUT AS A GOOD AND FUN READ, IT WAS TERRIFIC. Read morePublished on Jan. 24 2000 by Esther MacRunnels
I love Sharon/Ruby's sense of humor. I also love the way she makes fun of tight bottomed Essie Sue who is the older sister type we love to hate. Read morePublished on Oct. 5 1999
Obviously written by a woman who understands bright, spunky women. I enjoyed reading Ruby's thoughts on her son, friends, and the pretentious people from her temple. Read morePublished on May 24 1999
This book held my attention, but I did NOT love it. It was an example of a peice of literature fit for an uneducated person.
It was very, VERY low end. Read more
This is an excellent first book. It combines unique characters with enough plot twists to keep the reader turning the pages. Read morePublished on Dec 9 1998 by Sholise62@aol.com