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19 Yellow Moon Road

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I have always liked Fern Michaels writing style, but I think I would have enjoyed this book more if I had read some of the previous books in the series.
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I'm a big fan of the Sisterhood Series and this newest book didn't disappoint. The sisterhood becomes involved in the mystery when Maggie receives a cryptic message from her friend Gabby. Gabby has joined a retreat in Florida called The Haven. The story is well written, and the sisterhood are some of my favorite book characters. Can the sisterhood save Gabby and take on human traffickers?
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I've read and enjoyed all of The Sisterhood books, and many others that Fern Michaels has written. After eagerly awaiting the release of this book, I couldn't wait to settle in and read it. The story is good, and it's great to have many of our favorite characters back. However, the dialogue and writing style in the first half to 2/3 of the book seems almost quite juvenile. Also, I understand that repeating background from previous books is good to help readers new to the series to bridge the time gap for all readers. However, I found it annoying to have the same information given repeatedly in the same book. The last third of the book felt like Fern Michaels was back, very enjoyable.
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This is the first book I read from this series and I’ve really liked it. The characters are well developed and believable and the storyline very interesting., Just when you think you have it all figured out, another twist is unleashed upon you. It was really a very enjoyable reading. I will definitely look for the other books in this series,
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I am a huge fan of Fern Michaels' The Sisterhood Series.  Maggie Spritzer is not just a top-notch newspaper editor, but a really good friend. When she gets a weird message from one of her journalism pals, Gabby Richardson, Maggie knows she needs to help. Gabby has become involved with The Haven, a commune that promises to guide its members toward a more spiritually fulfilling life. But Gabby’s enthusiasm has turned to distrust because she was not allowed to visit her sick mother in the hospital. 

The Sisterhood is eager to help. They discover The Haven’s founders are the sons of a disgraced Chicago businessman in prison for running a Ponzi scheme and they also have connections to a Miami billionaire with dubious sidelines.  The Sisterhood uncover a web of crime that runs deeper and higher than they ever imagined.
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"Is Fern Michaels® a great writer. No. She is however, one hell of a story teller." I am quoting Mary Ruth Kuczkir the woman who is Fern Michaels. In 1973 she began writing. To date she has authored 156 books, most of them NYT best sellers. In 2003 she created a new ser'ies that had a different tone from her previous works. She wanted to address injustice; loopholes in the law, the powerful who escape using nefarious means. As a writer who focuses on women's issues, the fact that women more than men suffer from patriarchies led her to create "The Sisterhood". The Sisterhood is a group of women from all walks of life who have vowed to work for justice by any means necessary. 19 Yellow Moon Road is book 33 in the series.

Weighing in at 308 pages, I was surprised how quickly those pages flowed. Michaels is a master plotter. Her vivid descriptions lead the reader into a world of intrigue where the bad guys always lose. The reader usually fist pumps. These bad guys deserve to lose. In this edition, our bad guys include a mother without an ounce of motherly love, a son who thinks it is okay to look the other way when dealing with debatable orders, and a billionaire, who definitely earned his fist pump.

Why 3 stars instead of 5? If I had the ability I would give the work a 3.89. This is my opinion only. I do not enjoy having the same word applied repeatedly throughout a novel. Case in point, the women of the Sisterhood do not laugh. They giggle, over and over, they giggle. Another character always plays with her pearls. If I were to say tell me one thing about this character the answer would be pearls. I want to know more. However this is me. Not the general fans of Michaels. I wager you will be a fan too.

For readers who enjoy the style and talent of a long time successful author.
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Gabby Richardson is a newspaper reporter who has seen too much. She joins the Haven as a means of discovering herself.  However, when she is stopped on her way to see her ill mother by the security forces of Haven, her newspaper instincts flare up and she places a call to her friend Maggie Spritzer. Soon the ladies of the sisterhood are trying to sniff out what's going on at the Haven. 
As it turns out there is a lot happening. When their wealthy father is sent to prison for financial fraud and their socialite mother escapes to England, Noah and Liam are left to their own resources. Liam is interested in helping people and floats the idea of starting a commune. Noah inadvertently looks for financing for the idea from a corrupt business friend of his father's.  Soon they are involved in drug running, sex trafficking and all other crimes. All of this might have stayed under the surface except for Gabby Richardson and the sisterhood. 
The story is slow moving though there is enough suspense to keep things interesting from a reader's viewpoint. I have not read books in this series for some time, but it appears as though the stories are somewhat formulaic with a different cause blended in to generate a story.
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A good story but..  I really didn't enjoy the going back and forth time-wise early in the story.  It was done in a way that I am NOT a fan of.  But thank God, that part finally came to an end and I ended up with the story all in the current time.  I know that the past was necessary though for some of the foundation having to do with the twins and others. Things really took off though when it came to the current events.  
Gabby does have the main focus in the story of course being a friend of Maggie's.  And Maggie is loyal to a fault.   Rachel  is another woman who shows up as a person of interest later in the story.
The perfume, "Miss Dior", shows up at a few kind of eerie times.  It was mentioned that maybe it was a sign that they were on the right track.
This story as good as it was still felt a bit different than some of the other stories in the series.  Maybe just not as intense?  
The title totally fits this book and I like how that comes out towards the end.  And the ending was good as well.  Everything is taken care of with justice served a tamer "Sisterhood" style.
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Definitely a creepy read! It took me a while to get into but after awhile it really did capture my attention. The characters were a little tricky to decipher at first but then they opened up.
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Another success for the Sisterhood. Good storyline. Interesting characters. Satisfying resolution.  Looking forward to their next adventure.
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I was so excited to receive this book. I love the Sisterhood Series. This book did not disappoint. We start with Maggie receiving a cryptic message from an acquaintance. She knew from the message this woman was in trouble. 
Gabby had a good head on her shoulder but somehow ended up on the Haven. WHen she tried to go see her mom, she was followed by the Havens security and brought back.
The Haven is run by brothers Liam and Noah. One is a good soul and the other is in a mess of trouble. 
The Sisterhood put all their experience together and went to work to find Gabby. What they uncover is a bunch of lies, thievery, among other things. 
From start to finish this book kept me on the edge of my seat. It was a great read, and I look forward to the next book in the series.
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Gabby Richardson leaves Maggie Spritzer her newspaper report friend a message. The message disturbs Maggie and when she calls back, she can't get in touch with Gabby.  It looks like she is at The Haven a retreat in Florida.
Maggie calls Annie her boss and the Sisterhood is called together to piece the case together.  Gabby was trying to leave the compound to go visit her sick mother but is stopped and returned to the compound.
Gabby seems to now notice strange things going on at The Haven.  She gets another message to Maggie, and the Sisterhood.

It seems The Haven is a cover for human trafficking and other criminal activities.  Of course, the Sisterhood is able to uncover information and pass it along to the FBI and DEA. 

Thank you NetGalley for this ARC. I am voluntarily posting an honest review after reading an Advance Reader Copy of this story. #NetGalley #19YellowMoonRoad
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This is a Women's Fiction Suspense, and this is the 33th book in the Sisterhood series. The beginning of this book was super boring, and it was hard to get through. The middle picked up a lot, but the book got much better when the Sisterhood became part of the book. I loved the ending so much. The characters in the sisterhood are so much fun, and they make this book everything. I am just upset it took so long for them to become part of this book. I was kindly provided an e-copy of this book by the publisher (Kensington) or author (Fern Michaels) via NetGalley, so I can give an honest review about how I feel about this book. I want to send a big Thank you to them for that.
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My first of the 'Sisterhood' books, but didn't impact on enjoyment. A thrilling read, great characters and page turning interest.

Thanks to NetGalley for a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.
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Very good read about a group who call themselves “The Sisterhood,” who solve mysteries and look for justice. This story was about two brothers, one into New Age and spirituality, the other into making money, and a lot of it. Born to wealthy parents, they decide to open a Retreat called Haven. A friend of one of the Sisters is in trouble at the Haven, and off they go, strategizing, decoding, and trying to get to the bottom of what’s really going on. What they eventually discover would curl your toes. Spoilers for sex trafficking and sexual assault. I enjoyed this read, and there was humor as well as mystery, it held my attention, and the characters were clear and the writing concise. Solid four stars.
Thank you to Netgalley, Fern Michaels, and Zebra Books for an ARC in exchange for my honest opinion.
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Great, very entertaining book. Lots of details leading up to the ending. I do feel the ending was rushed - still a good book - but the last chapter was not as detailed as previous Sisterhood books. Still, the women of the Sisterhood know how to get the job done and the money to make it happen.
Thank you to NetGalley and Zebra Books for this advanced review copy. In return, I am submitting my unbiased and voluntary review. All opinions and thoughts are my own.
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The Sisterhood series is a long running storyline. Over 30 books so far! The first I have read, although I have read several other books by Fern Michaels. I felt like I had stepped back in time to a old TV series that had three “Angels”. 
Maggie friend Gabby is missing. Gabby had left a strange phone message and something seems off. Maggie asks the Sisterhood to help solve the mystery and it leads to several different criminal activities under the disguise of a mediation retreat, the Haven. The team get together and over food and a high tech war room they work together to solve the mystery.
I thought it unrealistic, just like that show from way back when. It’s a ok read if you just want to read to get away from the real world.
Thank you NetGalley for this ARC. I am voluntarily posting an honest review after reading an Advance Reader Copy of this story. #NetGalley #19YellowMoonRoad
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An entertaining mystery.
I found it dragged in the beginning but the pace picked up once all the team got together. I did find all giggling and high fives out of place for a bunch of grown women, and some of the scenes, like meals, repetitive. It was still a fun and easy read. 
Thank you Netgalley and Kensington Books for this ARC.
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I love this series and the group of women in it!!!! I am a huge fan of Fern Michaels and I know when a new book of hers comes out I'm going to enjoy it. She is one of my authors who I don't have to read the summary to know I want to read it. She is that good!!!! I highly recommend this book.
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Fans of the sisterhood will be pleased to see another addition to the series. I found the story to be drawn out and almost boring until over half way through. The twin brothers could not have been more different. It was hard to believe that Liam could be that gullible. As always, the sisterhood came together for a satisfying end.
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