Missing Pieces got my heart racing. I kept asking questions. I kept looking at my husband out of the corner of my eye. I finished the book in one day and it got me out of a bad book funk.
Author: Heather Gudenkauf
I’ve read 3 of Heather Gudenkauf‘s four novels. I did enjoy “Little Lies,” a short story and prequel to Little Mercies. Although I enjoy her longer works more as she is the master as weaving multiple story lines and building tension which is harder to do in just 40 pages, I would recommend “Little Lies” for those readers who are unsure about whether Gudenkauf is an author they want to explore. She deals with some […]
I once again had the opportunity to hear Heather Gudenkauf speak at our local Barnes and Noble. It’s always a pleasure to see Heather as she is friendly, warm and honest about her journey as a writer. After her reading and Q & A, I picked up a copy of her latest novel, Little Mercies, which I immediately started reading almost as soon as I got home. I was immediately sucked into Little Mercies and […]
Gudenkauf has a way of weaving a thrilling narrative from the perspective of 5 different characters in the novel. Since the plot is based on a mystery of who is holding the 3rd grade class hostage in a small Iowa town, I waited in anticipation of the reveal. While there were clues as to who-dun-it, I didn’t feel the tie was strong enough to the narrators who were sharing their views the events as they […]