Monday, November 17, 2014

The Hanging Tree: A Novella by Michael Phillip Cash


The Hanging Tree:

A Novella
Michael Phillip Cash

Rating and Recommendation

Rating: 5 teacups

Recommendation: Yes, Yes, Yes

Book Club Worthy: Maybe, novella only consideration

Review


How do you break a curse you do not know exists before it takes your life? Or do you, too, take a branch on the hanging tree…


This 5 teacup offering from Cash gives us a beautiful blending of multiple pasts and present story-lines that create a suspense filled fast to read novella. I love that you get to meet many of the characters in the story, but are so caught up in the tale that you are not wondering about this or that character. They do not become a distraction. Even in a novella Cash is able to give depth to the characters better than I have seen in full novels. I felt like I was taken away to the differing times where the action took place and nothing felt static as if being read to me from history. I just loved the story and think you will also enjoy the ride. I highly recommend this novella and believing less can be more will end here.


Okay – you want to read this book if you like paranormal, into ghost tales, like some thrills and suspense, and a fun quick read. Don’t wait for Halloween for this Ghost Tale.


 Disclosure


If you buy this book through the above link money is generated, however, donated to the non-profit American Association of University Women (AAUW). 


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AAUW works empowering women, since 1881, standing up for causes in the areas of educational, social, economic and political issues especially important to women. Marie Currie was one of the first beneficiaries of the group that would become AAUW receiving monetary help to attend college. I am a proud member and believe that the profit from books seems a fitting donation.