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Amy Patricia Meade ↠ 0 ReviewHipyardsHer husband Billy disappeared into the long grass about 6 months ago claiming he was joining p and Rosie hasn t seen or heard hide nor hair from her lamentable spouse since thenHer widowed younger sister and baby nephew are living with her and 2 grown women and a baby can t live on fresh air so Rosie took the job on the docks to keep their collective heads above waterIts the 40s She expects to be patronized verbally abused and generally treated like a second class citizen as the norm on the basis that she is a woman but when her shift supervisor attempts to rape her Rosie cracks and in her escape
Clumps Him On The Headhim on the head a stapler as she flees That evening there is a knock at the door its a Police Lieutenant Riordon who while very personable has come to estion Rosie about the murder of her bossRosie can t prove her alibi but she knows she didn t do it Rosie is nothing if not gutsy and independant and sets her mind towards investigating the murder herself hoping to find evidence to prove her innocence She marches back to the dockyard and successfully demands her job back
garnering the support of the other women also there for the duration and also of her new workingthe support of the other women also there for the duration and also of her new working who are considered the lowest in the working pecking order before she joins themAlongside Rosie s investigation Lieutenant Riordon is carrying out his enuiries and the two protagonists find themselves bumping into each other and nexpectedly co operative way forward is forgedA little simplistic but a nice easy read and I did enjoy itLoaning out to friends so it will eventually make it s way back to me Great premise for this first book Hope the series continues with Rosie learning how to cope in a man s world of ship building in WWII hold family together clear her name and cope on her own after husband leaves or does he Accurate portrayal of women entering the world of men in the shipyards of the era My mother was a riveter on planes during WWII and shared what they had to tolerate at the beginning of the War ntil 1944 and most of the men were gone to the military and the women had proved how good and fast they could produce PBY Catalina planes Rosie Doyle Keefe has a hard life Her husband was drafted into the army her sister and nephew have moved in with her and she s just started a new job at the shipyards in New York City Ain in five days even if it has to be Rosie Before long the mystery spirals onto the streets of wartime New York With the clock ticking and her freedom on the line Rosie and Lieutenant Riordan will need to join forces to find the truth and catch the now very desperate killerwho may be much closer then they think Raves for the novels of Amy Patricia Meade If only Katharine Hepburn Cary Grant and Jimmy Stewart were still alive They would be fabulous in the movie versionMeade's kickoff mystery is a winne. ,
I just gave this book a five star rating the reason Because it deserved an easy ten stars The research that the
Author Did Shows Throughout Thedid shows throughout the The study of the language of the times and products in se during the early war years was to me an attention to detail that is often lacking in cozy mysteries Not this bookRosie Doyle Keefe some
"Places It Is O Doyle "it is O Doyle a war wife or is she Well that is just the first mystery you encounter in this excellent view of life for a woman on her own during the beginning of World War II in New York City The highest paying job is at the Shipyards Rosie is also trying to take care of her younger sister and nephew who have just lost their provider husband and father to the sinking of the HoustonInto this confusion that the war has brought is the This was a 5 in that I immediately went looking for the second in the series since the cover said First in a new series Bah there is no secondLoved the setting loved the heroine and enjoyed the mysteryThis very much read like a new author I was willing to grow with her I had a hard time with Katie going to Finch s neighborhood and immediately connecting to the two people who could help her most especially connecting with them and finding out exactly what she needed to know Also with the other woman coming out and sharing about the clap That being said I loved all the characters and how their back stories were brought in I think Meade should publish the rest so we can find out what happens next An enjoyable easy read I don t read much fiction but a friend bought me a mystery bag of 4 mystery novels for my birthday and I ve enjoyed the distraction while on vacation So far this was the best of the 4 I still don t nderstand the title after having read the entire book Bah A good setting during WWII in NY with the lead character working in a shipbuilding yard Howeverway way too much of the lonely woman with a deadbeat disappeared husband and the big strong good looking cop possibly the only honest cop in the city of course and Rosie supposedly smart and independent doing really really stupid things that get her into trouble NooooI can do
without of this thanks The writing itself wasn t bad justtoo much piffle Rosie isof this thanks The writing itself wasn t bad justtoo much piffle Rosie is her bit for the American WW2 war effort and has started as a rivet catcher on the day shift in the Brooklyn Life is definitely not easy for 32 year old Rosie O'Doyle Keefe but she can handle working in New York City's World War II shipyards ntil her foreman winds p dead right after she rebuffed his reuirements for a promotion Never one to sit back and hope for the best Rosie discovers that everyone who knew the foreman had good reasons to kill him off She also finds that she has a surprise ally in the darkly handsome police lieutenant Jack Riordan But Jack also has to produce a viable suspect for his capt.
Not Happy To Have Female Workershappy to have female co workers some of them actively make things difficult for the women Rosie is a passer she catches hot rivets in a metal container and fits them into pre drilled holes before the next workers seal it with a pneumatic hammerRosie s heater the worker who heats the rivets and tosses them to the passer was deliberately tossing the rivets so they d hit her Finally Rosie retaliates by throwing a hot rivet backHowever Rosie is the one who s disciplined Finch the foreman calls her into his office and says
HE LL LET HER KEEP HER JOB IF SHEll let her keep her job if she him to molest her Furious Rosie hits him in the head with a stapler and runs off Later that night the NYPD Lieutenant Jack Riordan knocks on Rosie s apartment door and takes her to the station to estion her about the murder of Robert Finch Finch s body had apparently been found La muralla verde under a pier near the shipyard with his head bashed in Rosienderstands that she s the prime suspect having publicly argued with Finch earlier that day She also knows that she s innocent and decides that the only way she ll stay out of jail is to prove it herselfRosie is an attractive protagonist who embodies the strong no nonsense attitude of the women were called The New Competition upon to do what was once considered man s work during World War II The relationship between Rosie her sister Katie and their mother is at once comical touching and realistic and it will be interesting to see the characters develop Good period mystery Ms Meade did some good research so the time period characters wereite believable Well written Will be on board for 2 Having just finished rereading the Bobbsey Twins series I was than ready to get back to adult stuff Just my luck I picked a stinker of a book to start with I had recently read the first seven books of another mystery series set during WWII the Louise Pearlie series by Sarah Shaber so I guess I couldn t helping making comparisons and Don t Die Under the Apple Tree came p lacking Both books address the same problems which confronted people especially women on the home front during the war but the Louise Pearlie series examines the situation in a much interesting and nuanced way I hope I have better luck with my next choice I loved this book Please I am begging the author Write a second book make this a serie. R Booklist on Million Dollar Baby Nary a dull moment Publishers Weekly on Black Moonlight Amy Patricia Meade is the author of the The Marjorie McClelland Mysteries published by Midnight Ink including such titles as Black Moonlight Shadow Waltz and Ghost of a Chance She is a member of Sisters in Crime and Mystery Writers of America She grew p watching black and white movies from the World War II period especially anything with the Andrews Sisters Amy lives in Vermont with her husband and their two cat.
Amy Patricia Meade