Gail Cooke

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 13
Helpful votes received on reviews: 89% (1,226 of 1,382)
Location: TX, USA
Birthday: Nov. 20
In My Own Words:
So many good books, so many wonderful things....so few hours. For as long as I can remember I've loved readin', writin' and felt antipathy toward arithmetic.

My experience includes a stint as a newspaper editor, writing a cooking column, penning over 400 pieces of light verse (which may be found among the yellowed pages of The Wall Street Journal, Good Housekeeping, Saturday Evening Post,… Read more
 

Reviews

Top Reviewer Ranking: 13 - Total Helpful Votes: 1226 of 1382
Don't Try To Find Me: A Novel by Holly Brown
5.0 out of 5 stars EVERYONE HAS SECRETS, July 12 2014
A marriage and family therapist Holly Brown undoubtedly well knows the dynamics involved in a family in crisis. And what is more critical for parents than to find a message on their kitchen whiteboard written by their daughter beginning Dont try to find me.?

Newcomers to a farm in a rural part of California Rachel, Paul and their 14-year-old daughter, Marley, left San Francisco for what they hoped would be a better life for all. Now, Marley is gone; she did not attend school at all that day. Initially Rachel believes her daughter has been abducted; it is unthinkable to her that Marley could have run away. Paul, on the other hand, believes she just took off. Upon… Read more
Eyes On You: A Novel Of Suspense by Kate White
With a setting as up to date as now, snappy dialogue and sustained suspense Eye On You keeps you turning pages until the final sentence. A former editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan Magazine Kate White well knows her way around todays media world and she limns it well - living breathing characters, cutthroat competition, and stressful deadlines.

Heroine Robin Trainer has pulled herself up by her boot straps after serious career problems and a divorce. Now shes on the upside of both career and life again. Shes co-anchor of a popular new TV show, The Pulse, a round table format nightly entertainment show. Luckily her co-anchor is handsome Carter Brooks. Theyve developed a… Read more
The Last Taxi Ride: A Ranjit Singh Novel by A.X. Ahmad
5.0 out of 5 stars A POWERHOUSE THRILLER, July 5 2014
While this may have been the last taxi ride for someone it is certainly a fast, exciting ride for readers. Ahmad well knows how to tell a story, revealing just enough with each page to keep us burning the midnight oil. For many, as it was for me, it is a totally new adventure as were introduced to Indian cab drivers, the South Asian expatriate community, Bollywood, and the Mafia. Hows that for a cast of characters?

As the story opens New York City cabbie Ranjit Singh is surprised and delighted to see that his fare is famous Bollywood actress, Shabana Shah,....her glossy black hair cascades to her shoulders, She piles three crisp white Prada shopping bags on the seat next… Read more