Mr. Wallace Takes a Wife

Rated 3.60/5 based on 5 reviews
A small English community is shocked when the local eccentric announces his plans to marry a woman no one has ever seen. Is his intended a real person, or is she a figment of his imagination? More

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Words: 3,830
Language: English
ISBN: 9781466003798
About R.S. Dean

R.S. Dean lives near Atlanta, Georgia and enjoys writing, painting, and horseback riding.

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Review by: Mars B on March 27, 2014 :
Wow. I didn't think I could enjoy or understand a story told entirely from an outside perspective! I have to say, I was at gnawing my lips while looking at how few pages I had left to go because I knew I would want so much more! I really fell in love with Edward. I have met people like him and always been inclined to secretly stalk and watch, so I was incredibly lucky to have read about him first upon opening an account here.
Really, the only tragedy is that it's a short story. The start was set at a nice slow pace, I got a great feel for where and when everything was taking place, but the ending came a bit abruptly. It left me wanting more details, the state of the rugs, smells, sounds. Just more. Loved the ending, but it did leave me wanting more details.
Anyway, I loved all the characters, especially Edward!
(reviewed the day of purchase)

Review by: Deborah Weatherhogg on Sep. 02, 2011 :
I love your images of history - really brings the era alive.
(reviewed 7 days after purchase)

Review by: fairviewim on Aug. 27, 2011 :
Very enjoyable story. The author really takes one into the historical period with references and language. Good use of the narrative with a very surprising ending.
(reviewed 4 days after purchase)

Review by: relurker on Aug. 24, 2011 :
I liked very much how the historical period is set with a few little touches: a seance, a boy growing out of dresses, and the end is very surprising; I think that it was meant to be an exercise in 1800s gothic lit., and it's a good story, if not completely convincing.
(reviewed the day of purchase)

Review by: mychloe1 on Aug. 23, 2011 :
I went to line spacing, but it didn’t seem to work. Not I got what you meant about “TAKES”. Good story I especially liked the ending it gives you that now what going to happen feeling? The gossiping of the townspeople kept the story going everything based off their judgment, but I would like to know what was going on in Edgar head just once.
(reviewed the day of purchase)

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