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March 3, 2015

Review: The Legend of Stuckey's Bridge By Lori Crane

by Claire Rees

The Legend of Stuckey's Bridge
There is a bridge in Mississippi called ‘Stucke'ys Bridge’ which is rumoured to be home to several ghosts.  The Legend of Stuckey's Bridge by Lori Crane looks onto the history of the bridge and its surroundings and tells a tale of what could have happened to give this bridge such a horrid and gruesome history.

The stories main character, Thomas, starts off as a bandit with the Dalton gang. Until one day they rob the wrong bank and the other gang members get shot down.  Thomas flees town and travels around other areas, robbing families and lone travelers here and there. Then he decides he could make more money by opening an inn and robbing his guests. He opens the inn in the middle of a well traveled canal and a well traveled trail. However when people start to go missing the sheriff soon becomes suspicious of Thomas and now Thomas needs to be much more careful with what he is doing.

I enjoyed The Legend of Stuckey's Bridge and the fact that it is based on an actual place made it much more interesting for me. The ending suited the story perfectly although it was not what I had imagined happening when I was reading through it.  The descriptions of places and details have obviously been researched to make them as accurate as possible to the time the story is set in. The characters have just enough detail and back story to them to keep them alive in the mind and I thoroughly enjoyed meeting them all. 

As this is a trilogy I am really looking forward to reading book two. I recommend The Legend of Stuckey's Bridge by Lori Crane to all who love books with history, murder, mayhem and ghosts.

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Book info:
Available formats: ebook and print (210 pages)
Published: June 2013 by Lori Crane Entertainment
ISBN13: 9780988354562
Genres: historical suspense
Source: Author
Read: February 2015

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