Rarely does a mystery have this depth of feeling. Pieces is an invitation to compassion and understanding. This book will enrich you as well as entertain you. Pieces by Linda Rettstatt found its way to my keeper shelf.
This book rates a five on the lipstick scale
—A. Dee Carey
The Fox Lady
Have you ever wondered, ‘Who am I… really?’ Claire Hutchings asks herself this question when a recurring nightmare gives her the feeling she must have been adopted. The more she tries to explain the dream, the more she discovers the puzzle pieces don’t add up. Something is missing. This is a real page turner. The suspense is so grippng, I promise you, you’ll not be able to set this book down.
This superbly complex suspense will keep you turning pages as Claire puts the pieces of the puzzle together to discover her true identity.
Linda Rettstatt is a master at creating a beautiful, warm inspirational story filled with rich well-developed characters, intricate, exciting plot lines, and romance that will leave you sighing with happiness, along with a dash of humor that will have you laughing out loud. Don’t miss out on reading this book—your heart will never be the same.
—Suzanne M. Hurley
Pieces is a very readable novel which I am sure will keep readers awake till late into the night.
Linda Rettstatt’s heroines personify strength, love, humor, and hope. In her novel, Pieces, Claire Vanderfelt displays each of these traits as she searches for the pieces to the puzzle that has shaped her life. Because of this author’s skillfully crafted story, the reader will experience Claire’s heartache and longing, her joy and her triumph.
Ms. Rettstatt has crafted a wonderful, poignant tale in Pieces. I felt Claire’s emotions as she delved into the past. Each chapter is filled with suspense and well-kept secrets as Claire uncovers bits of the mystery of who she is, both literally and figuratively. Pieces engages the reader with suspenseful narration and graphic storytelling. This is an amazing, beautifully written novel. Don’t miss it.
Linda Rettstatt grew up in rural southwestern Pennsylvania. She has worked as a musician, social worker, and therapist. Linda’s writing career began when she wrote play reviews for the newspaper in her hometown of Brownsville, Pennsylvania. When she’s not writing, she enjoys travel, hiking, nature photography, and spending quality time with good friends. Her writing has gained recognition from Writer’s Digest and Pennwriters, Inc. She currently resides in Memphis, TN. Pieces is her second novel.