Re: RARA-AVIS: Laura

From: Peedie Monk (
Date: 25 May 2002

----- Original Message ----- From: "James Reasoner" <>
> Hi, Al. Whittington's books as Ashley Carter aren't really romance
> Most of them belong to the now-vanished genre known as plantation novels
> are set in the pre-Civil War American South. Lots of violence and
> all-around sleaziness. Whittington is such a solid storyteller that I
> enjoyed the books, though they're nowhere near as good as his mysteries
> suspense novels.

I didn't know that, James. You've made them sound much more intriguing. Never having read a plantation novel, I think I owe it to myself to try at least one. I'll pick one up next time I see one.

Al Guthrie

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