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Three Graves Full

Mason, Jamie

(Book - 2013)
Average Rating: 3 stars out of 5.
Three Graves Full
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Pushed into committing a murder that he covers up by burying the body in his backyard, mild-mannered Jason Getty finds his life completely unraveling when a landscaper discovers two other graves on his property.
Publisher: New York : Gallery Books, c2013.
Edition: 1st Gallery books hardcover ed.
ISBN: 1476759189
9781476759180
9781451685053
145168505X
1451685041
9781451685046
1451685033
9781451685039
Characteristics: 307 p. ;,24 cm.

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Jul 06, 2014
  • finn75 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Nerve racking. Such a mash of characters and stories colliding into a conclusion that leaves you glued to the page. Reccomended!

Apr 04, 2014
  • Cynthia_N rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Great first book! It kept me guessing and fantastic surprise ending!!

Feb 28, 2014
  • (Staff) Elaine Bird rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

A different take on a murder story. Could you live with the body of a man you killed buried in your backyard? Then two more bodies turn up in the garden - this is going to be tough to explain! Lots of suspense and twists and turns. I enjoyed this book immensely. Wonder what her next book will be about.

"There is very little peace for a man with a body buried in his backyard." So begins Three Graves Full, a clever, often poetic debut told from many points of view (including a dog's). Months ago, widowed suburbanite Jason Getty had -- uncharacteristically -- killed someone and buried the body at the back of his property. Now, beset by weeds and finding yard work a bit traumatic, he hires a lawn service to tidy the front and side yards, where they find two bodies -- neither of them buried by Jason. The police get involved, and Jason's life gets far more complicated. This nerve-wracking first novel has critics raving; Booklist calls it "astonishingly accomplished." Thrillers and Suspense February 2014 newsletter http://www.libraryaware.com/996/NewsletterIssues/ViewIssue/33e3793e-e881-4de1-8e30-8ec4cb3a6d64?postId=9e85127c-f04f-4b24-a37a-dd4278a1ea24

Oct 29, 2013
  • hania4987 rated this: 1.5 stars out of 5.

based on the reviews and comments, I was expecting something else

May 03, 2013
  • were rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

A creative first book. Kept reader engaged.

Apr 14, 2013
  • Daphne57 rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

The reviewers rate this first novel as clever, amusing in places and overall as a good first novel. I can't agree; I found it gross and difficult to continue reading.

Apr 06, 2013
  • dcafk rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

This is a beautifuliy written, suspenseful,witty work.I enjoyed this book and recommend it. I hope Ms. Mason writes more books soon.

Mar 21, 2013
  • carolchka1 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Wonderful debut novel...very suspenseful! High recommended!

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