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Bad Girls Rebecca Griffin Only Ever Wanted One Thing To Be A Good Wife And Mother Her Own Domineering Italian American Mother, As Well As The Rest Of Her Big Hearted, Opinionated, Wild And Wonderful Italian Family, Had Been Telling Her How To Do Just That Since She Was Little And Wanted To Marry Roy Rogers Now, It S The 90 S And Rebecca Has Everything She Ever Dreamed Of But She Suspects Her Husband Is Having An Affair And Fears Her Daughter, Dana, Is Going Bad Hurtling Dangerously Out Of Reach Toward A Self Destructive Calamity Then Rebecca Learns Of The Mysterious Death Of A Distant Cousin Long Ago At The Prison Bordering The Small, Idyllic New England Town Where She Lives It S A Story She Can T Shake Questions About The Young Woman S Fate Nag At Rebecca As She Desperately Tries To Reclaim The Little Girl She Once Knew, While Hanging Onto The Ragged Remnants Of Her Marriage Rebecca, Her Troubled Daughter, Dana, And An Enigmatic Woman From The Past, Embark On A Journey Of Discovery Both Distinctly Their Own, And Shared Each Must Wrestle With The Demons That Nip At Their Heels Propelling Them Headlong, Until All Three Collide One Desperate, Enchanted Autumn Night.Bad Girls, At Its Heart, Is A Story About Family The Origins, Variations And Connections That Shaped Them Even The Places They Came From Set These Women On Their Path As The Unlikely Travelers Come To The End Of Their Journey, They Find New Paths Revealed In The Most Unearthly Of Places By The Most Innocent Of Messengers Bad Girls Is A Mesmerizing Story That Pulls Readers Into The Lives Of Three Women Drawn Together By A Young Woman S Mysterious And Tragic Death Deborah Doucette S Novel Is Beautifully Written With Characters That Are Rich, Complex And Memorable A Spell Binding Read Pulitzer Prize Winning Writer Barbara Walsh, Author Of August Gale A Father And Daughter S Journey Into The Storm


10 thoughts on “Bad Girls

  1. says:

    Rebecca Griffin is the main character in the book It starts out with the background of her family Granted if you never grew up with this type of family it is hard to relate to I don t think someone from Texas would relate to them as easily as I did I don t know if Rebecca s mom would be indeared either My Mother is still the exact same way, some say harsh Still has plastic runners over the carpet, makes gravy on Sunday and is on an all out war with someone every day That being said I did Rebecca Griffin is the main character in the book It starts out with the background of her family Granted if you never grew up with this type of family it is hard to relate to I don t think someone from Texas would relate to them as easily as I did I don t know if Rebecca s mom would be indeared either My Mother is still the exact same way, some say harsh Still has plastic runners over the carpet, makes gravy on Sunday and is on an all out war with someone every day That being said I did totally relate to her As I grew up I understood the term bad girls , others like ...


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    Rebecca Griffin is a busy working mom She s a real estate agent and the central narrator of The Forgotten Roses by Deborah Doucette Rebecca has quite a bit to manage an emotionally distant and philandering husband, a troubled and disrespectful daughter, ethnic and religious familial obligations, and mysterious women from the past and present.As a real estate agent, Rebecca prides herself in knowing people and matching them with the right living circumstances One of the properties she shows i Rebecca Griffin is a busy working mom She s a real estate agent and the central narrator of The Forgotten Roses by Deborah Doucette Rebecca has quite a bit to manage an emotionally distant and philandering husband, a troubled and disrespectful daughter, ethnic and religious familial obligations, and mysterious women from the past and present.As a real estate agent, Rebecca prides herself in knowing people and matching them with the right living circumstances One of the properties she shows is an old house and when she discovers that a murder may have taken place there, she is faced with an ethical dilemma whether to disclose this knowledge to the prospective buyers Her investigation into the history of the house leads her to a possible connection to the forty year old death of her own distant relative.The narration maintains Rebecca s point of view throughout the book, but shifts briefly to the points of view of two other characters, Rebecca s eldest da...


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    Rebecca Griffin only ever wanted one thing to be a good wife and mother Her own domineering Italian American mother, as well as the rest of her big hearted, opinionated, wild and wonderful Italian family, had been telling her how to do just that since she was little and wanted to marry Roy Rogers Now, it s the 90 s and Rebecca has everything she ever dreamed of But she suspects her husband is having an affair and fears her daughter, Dana, is going bad hurtling dangerously out of reach towar Rebecca Griffin only ever wanted one thing to be a good wife and mother Her own domineering Italian American mother, as well as the rest of her big hearted, opinionated, wild and wonderful Italian family, had been telling her how to do just that since she was little and wanted to marry Roy Rogers Now, it s the 90 s and Rebecca has everything she ever dreamed of But she suspects her husband is having an affair and fears her daughter, Dana, is going bad hurtling dangerously out of reach toward a self destructive calamity Then Rebecca learns of the mysterious death of a distant cousin long ago at the prison...


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    Bad Girls is July 2013 publication I was provided a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.Set in the 1990 s, this story is one part women s fiction family drama and one part murder mystery.Rebecca is married with two daughters Her marriage to the cold and domineering Drew is for all intents and purposes, dead in the water Her relationship with her daughter, Dana , is strained to put it mildly Her youngest daughter is too young to grasp the family situation fully, but is a victim Bad Girls is July 2013 publication I was provided a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.Set in the 1990 s, this story is one part women s fiction family drama and one part murder mystery.Rebecca is married with two daughters Her marriage to the cold and domineering Drew is for all intents and purposes, dead in the water Her relationship with her daughter, Dana , is strained to put it mildly Her youngest daughter is too young to grasp the family situation fully, but is a victim non the less Rebecca works as a real estate agent When a house comes on the market, Rebecca must learn the history so sh...


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    After reading this novel, I read on Deborah Doucette s Goodreads author page that t he books that influenced her writing are Cat s Eye by Margaret Atwood, then Barbara Kingsolver s The Bean Trees, and finally Alice Hoffman s Turtle Moon All wonderful writers with unique voices, lyrical prose and sharp imagery I believe THE FORGOTTEN ROSES is indeed a combination of these three novels The cover and title were originally going to be the first things I would have suggested changing My firs After reading this novel, I read on Deborah Doucette s Goodreads author page that t he books that influenced her writing are Cat s Eye by Margaret Atwood, then Barbara Kingsolver s The Bean Trees, and finally Alice Hoffman s Turtle Moon All wonderful writers with unique voices, lyrical prose and sharp imagery I believe THE FORGOTTEN ROSES is indeed a combination of these three novels The cover and title were originally going to be the first things I would have suggested changing My first impression was that the softly lit roses on the cover were a generic stock photo and the title wistful and generic, but upon completion of the novel, I think they are both perfect choices Without giving away any spoilers, I will simply say that I dare you to think differently when you finish read...


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    Rebecca Griffin is coping with nasty, hateful outbursts from her daughter, a cheating spouse, and a traditional Italian family that frowns on divorce As a real estate agent, she s been asked to list a house with a mysterious past Needing to disclose the truth to her buyers, she tries to find out what really happened there years ago This is a fascinating story with characters that are believable and have depth The writing is beautifully lyrical and multi sensory, which really brought me into Rebecca Griffin is coping with nasty, hateful outbursts from her daughter, a cheating spouse, and a traditional Italian family that frowns on divorce As a real estate agent, she s been asked to list a house with a mysterious past Needing to disclose the truth to her buyers, she tries to find out what really happened there years ago This...


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    Deborah Doucette places you in the middle of a small town s murder mystery Her story details one married woman s life changing crisis, her young teenage daughter s rebellious path to self destruction, and a woman in search of closure from a childhood of dysfunction She weaves her story meticulously through the small New England town, that will eventually change the lives of those three people The mystery, intrigue, great character development and their connections to each other, leaves you t Deborah Doucette places you in the middle of a small town s murder mystery Her story details one married woman s life changing crisis, her young teenage daughter s rebellious path to self destruction, and a woman in search of closure from a childhood of dysfunction She weaves her story meticulously through the small N...


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    Doucette presents the reader with such great imagery throughout Bad Girls, and all of it seems effortless on her part She paints a vivid picture of the intricacies and struggles between generations of Italian women and their men , and much of it ri...


  9. says:

    What makes a Good Girl or a Bad Girl A woman in an unhappy marriage, with a disgruntled teen, who grew up in a traditional old world Italian home with definite ideas on what was right and what was wrong, ac...


  10. says:

    I ve never experienced a Mother like this before, or a family like this, but sure was thoughtful and enlightening The main character in the story is Rebecca Although the Mother was the one that played on my mind at times, really harsh lady I enjoyed reading this story, easy read and well written.


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