The Girl She Used to Be

The Girl She Used to Be

Book - 2009 | 1st ed
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"A woman who has lost her identity to the Witness Protection Program flirts with trusting her life to the Mafioso hired to kill her"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Grand Central Pub., 2009
Edition: 1st ed
Branch Call Number: FICTION CRI
Characteristics: viii, 241 p. ; 22 cm
ISBN: 9780446582223
0446582220

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DBRL_KrisA Apr 13, 2019

Melody Grace McCartney has been in Witness Protection since she was six years old - when she and her parents witnessed a gangland murder. Now the son of the mob boss her parents testified against tells her he's fallen in love with her and wants to take her to meet his family - and to tell them it's time to end the vendetta against her.

A mobster. The son of the man who ordered her parents murdered. Wants to patch things up between her and his family. So of course she falls madly in love with him and goes along with his plan.

Obviously this does not end well. We all knew it wouldn't. All of us except Melody Grace, her new mobster boyfriend and, apparently, Mr. Cristofano.

akasq May 02, 2013

A fast page turner that has it all,
love,humor and a bit of mob life
David Cristofano writing will have
you looking for more.
A good first novel!

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HopeButterfly
Apr 25, 2013

Great book.....got me to read more of David Cristofano's books.

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glendamiller
Jul 08, 2011

I found this one started out great but I lost interest about halfway through.

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RobotinDisguise
Jun 17, 2011

Quick read of a book. The main character is a little annoying and selfish

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Riceyy
May 25, 2011

I like that this book was unique in terms of the writing style. The character was quirky and affable from the start, which really drew me into the story. Later though, her nihilist acceptance of the situation was just strange, unusual and disturbing at the same time. and i did not like the ending.

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