NIGHT MOVES was considered one of Nora Roberts’ earlier attempts at mystery and also a good attempt it had been! This story had me captivated on the first page and continued before last. In fact, I was a lttle bit depressed when I browse the last page because I wanted the story plot to continue. Too bad it is not a recent novel with 300+ pages!
Famous songwriter, Maggie Fitzgerald, buys a vacant house in a tiny town in Maryland, as far in the public eye as you possibly can. Maggie’s husband passed on under mysterious circumstances before she purchased the home and Maggie was sick and tired with always being in everyone eye. She was sick and tired with people thinking about her husband’s death. She was sick and tired with always being watched. She was only tired.
The house she bought ended up being vacant for several years and restoring it to its original state was taking additional time and energy than Maggie had anticipated. She hired the local landscaping company and meets the property owner, Cliff Delaney, who’s got more secrets than your house itself. And then the mystery begins. While landscaping, a physique is unburied – not only a transient’s corpse nevertheless the body from the previous owner who everyone had thought only missing, not murdered.
As a stand-alone mystery this book would don’t succeed as the storyplot is somewhat predictable, and avid mystery readers will decide the villain about 50 % of way over the book. But when you add in the intrigue and romance, it rounds out into a very pleasurable book. If you’re looking for an action packed mystery with numerous guessing regarding murderer, this isn’t the book to suit your needs. If you’re looking for a magazine with a little dose of everything plus a pleasant means of spending a few hours, you have access to this one!