Thursday, January 21, 2016

The Seventh Mother by Sherri Wood Emmons

Summary on Goodreads.

"A young girl searches for a mother's love amid unfolding secrets, in this riveting and emotionally complex novel from acclaimed author Sherri Wood Emmons.
The summer that her father falls in love with Emma, Jenny Bohner is just turning eleven. Jenny was three when her mother died, and since then Brannon Bohner has traveled with his daughter from one seasonal job to another..." [more +]

Don't read if you don't want spoilers.


This book is soooo retarded. It started okay but then the father turned out to be a serial killer out of nowhere. Excuse me? Six women who had dated him had gone missing and the police is not asking him?

How was he found out? Well, besides the obvious confession in the last pages, it turns out that after killing those women he kept their driver's licenses and other memorabilia. Why? Apparently, so his daughter could find the box with the incriminating evidence.

What was his MO? None, he pretty much killed those women by chance, like, they would speak in a tone he didn't like to his daughter so they had to go.

At the end, his daughter asked him if he killed them and he is like "I had to." Aha...

Really, nothing really happens in here and that plot was totally lame.