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From "a wonderful new voice" comes a haunting thriller that "combines grit, guts, tension, compassion, and wry humor to make a gripping story" (Gillian Roberts, author of the Amanda Pepper Mysteries). When it comes to picking jurors, Calla Gentry. The rape and near murder of her sister Amaryllis has done much more than affect Calla's career; she hides behind locked doors and jumps at shadows, a veritable victim by proxy after Amaryllis is left in a coma following a failed suicide Calla is assigned against her will to the trial of Raymond Cates, a wealthy landowner's son.
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Louise Ure, author of Forcing Amaryllis, has written a haunting dessert story of vengeance that is coupled with Calla's personal awakening. The premise that Calla's first-ever criminal trial defendant is her sister's rapist is a bit of a stretch/5(20). Forcing Amaryllis by Louise Ure steps outside the formulaic mystery with a touching and engaging story about a sister's determination to find justice for her sister, Amaryllis, a rape and attempted murder victim/5(20).
- FORCING AMARYLLIS provides a new slant on courtroom mysteries. Louise Ure pulls back the curtain on jury consulting: the combination of psychology and marketing that has fascinated the nation in major courtroom battles since the O.J.
Simpson trial.- The atmosphere of the Southwest is almost a character in this richly drawn novel, /5. Louise Ure, author of Forcing Amaryllis, has written a haunting dessert story of vengeance that is coupled with Calla's personal awakening.
The premise that Calla's first-ever criminal trial defendant is her sister's rapist is a bit of a stretch/5(20). In this case with Louise Ure's first novel, Forcing Amaryllis, the friend we thought we were indulging did us an enormous favor.
The scene is set in the Tuscon, AZ area with it's roadhouses and courthouses, saguaros and sagebrush, and a kind of hazy heat that tends to bend lots of things. The truth is one of s: 4. Louise Ure, author of Forcing Amaryllis, has written a haunting dessert story of vengeance that is coupled with Calla's personal awakening.
The premise that Calla's first-ever criminal trial defendant is her sister's rapist is a bit of a stretch/5. FORCING AMARYLLIS ushers in an exciting new author in mystery fiction." —Oline Cogdill, South Florida Sun-Sentinel "FORCING AMARYLLIS is an awesome legal thriller that showcases how the rich can afford a high priced specialized defense team (think of the OJ case) as specialists like Strike, Gentry, and a DNA expert are not cheap; attorneys.
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Some people force amaryllis in water, but if your home is humid or the bulb is too low in the water, fungal damage can occur. The rape and near murder of her sister Amaryllis has done much more than affect Calla's career; she hides behind locked doors and jumps at shadows, a veritable victim by proxy after Amaryllis is left in a coma following a failed suicide Calla is assigned against her will to the trial of Raymond Cates, a wealthy landowner's son accused of rape and first degree murder, she cannot help but note Author: Louise Ure.
Forcing Amaryllis is an engaging first novel from Louise Ure and carries the reader's attention without being horrific. To believe that so many just-right opportunities and coincidences could exist may stretch one's belief in the plausible, but that is a small price to pay for the entertainment value of the book.
FORCING AMARYLLIS. by Louise Ure. BUY NOW FROM GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe. Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. A trial consultant risks life and career to pursue the man who assaulted her sister and left her for dead. Author: Louise Ure.
Unfortunately, Calla suspects that not only is Cates guilty but he may also be the perpetrator of a never-reported assault on Calla's sister, Amy (aka Amaryllis), seven years earlier.
Get this from a library. Forcing Amaryllis: a novel. [Louise Ure] -- Trial consultant Calla Gentry turns sleuth, hoping to discover and bring to justice the man responsible for destroying her sister's life. Would love to read more about Amaryllis and her escapades but I think each book in the series is independent.
The titles are the names of the lead female character in each book. This was a fast read so perhaps I'll check out the other books in this series/5.
Louise Ure comes to the mystery genre honestly – by being on a lot of juries. An Arizonian by birth and a former business person who rescues Golden Retrievers in her spare time, she has thrown in her lot with mystery fiction writers in this fine first effort, Forcing Amaryllis.
Amaryllis, or Amy, is the traumatized sister of Calla Gentry (we see their mother had a passion for flowers). ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "Originally published: New York: Mysterious Press, © Description: x, pages ; 18 cm. Amaryllis are rewarding, easy-care houseplants that really brighten a winter windowsill.
Few bulbs are easier to grow than amaryllis — and few bloom with greater exuberance and beauty. Just plant the bulb in good potting soil, water regularly and provide bright, indirect light. A support stake is handy for keeping the blooms upright, but. Get this from a library. Forcing Amaryllis.
[Louise Ure] -- Trial consultant Calla Gentry turns sleuth, hoping to discover and bring to justice the man responsible for destroying her sister's life.
The following bulbs are the easiest to force into bloom because they don't require a chilling period: Amaryllis: Blooms appear weeks after planting. Paperwhites: Blooms appear weeks after planting. Chilling Required. Tulips (Tulipa) The following varieties are recommended for forcing.
Recommended weeks of chilling: Weeks until. The Amaryllis (Hippeastrum) is a true bulb that originated in the tropical areas of South America. Thus, it is a tender bulb. It performs best when grown under warm (70 to 75°F) temperatures for 9 to 10 months to promote flowering and vegetative growth, followed by 2 to 3 months of either cool (55°F) dry storage or cool (55°F) growing conditions.
The use of one of the latter conditions is.Read "Forcing Amaryllis" by Louise Ure available from Rakuten Kobo. From “a wonderful new voice” comes a haunting thriller that “combines grit, guts, tension, compassion, and wry humor to 5/5(1).Get this from a library!
Forcing Amaryllis. [Louise Ure] -- Once Calla Gentry wore bright colors. Now she shrouds herself in the bleak shades of a desert landscape. But her current fashion choices are more than an instinct to blend with her present home in.