Gail Cooke

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 13
Helpful votes received on reviews: 89% (1,233 of 1,390)
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: 1233 of 1390
Hounded (An Andy Carpenter Novel) by David Rosenfelt
Ready for a light-hearted, feel-good, intriguing mystery? Sounds like not only a series of contradictions but also an impossibility, doesnt it? Not in the hands of David Rosenfelt who created Andy Carpenter, a fast talking, dog loving, likable lawyer who is always ready with a smile provoking quip. Yes, with Hounded readers will find an unusual unbeatable combination - dogs and mystery.

The opener is a shocker - Andy receives a phone call from his good friend respected policeman Pete Stanton asking (really telling) him to come to an address and bring his girlfriend, Laurie Collins. What they find is a surprise to both - a dead body, namely the late Danny Diaz. Upstairs in… Read more
Inside Man (Sam Capra) by Jeff Abbott
Inside Man (Sam Capra) by Jeff Abbott
With the latest entry in the popular Sam Capra series we find Sams life quiet and uneventful for a change. Hes running a Miami bar, not making much but enough to get by and thats fine by him.....until the rainy night when his good friend Steve Robles is shot to death just outside the bar immediately following a meeting with a beautiful woman. It had been obvious to Sam that Steve was trying to protect her, but who is she and why?

Sam is in Steves debt so the question becomes life or duty? No hesitating on Sams part - hes seen the killers car zoom off and he goes after them, placing his life on the line. Before long Sam finds the woman - she is mega wealthy Cordelia… Read more
For All Time: A Nantucket Brides Novel by Jude Deveraux
5.0 out of 5 stars PERFECT SUMMER LISTENING, July 15 2014
After the release of the first Nantucket Brides novel, True Love, a veritable legion of happy readers/listeners were left wanting more, and here tis. With her second in the series Jude Deveraux kindly continues exactly where the first ended so fans dont feel theyve missed anything going on between the intriguing characters on the beautiful island of Nantucket.

For All Time opens with bridesmaid Toby Wyndam happily seeing to details in preparation for her friend Lexies absolutely wonderful wedding. Also on the scene is the grooms cousin, Prince Graydon Montgomery, who is heir to the throne of the fictional Lanconia. Much as shed like to Toby has no time to fixate on… Read more