A pessimist sees only the dark side of the clouds, and mopes; a philosopher sees both sides, and shrugs; an optimist doesn’t see the clouds at all – he’s walking on them.
-Leonard Louis Levinson
I used to call myself an optimist. But then, I couldn’t have taken pictures of the clouds standing on them, could I? Blogging is turning me into a philosopher. *shrugs* (captures a picture before shrugging) 😉
Which type of person are you?
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Book: The Murderer’s daughter
Author: Johnathan Kellerman
Publisher: Random House – Ballantine (August 18th 2015)
Hardcover: 384 pages
The murderer’s daughter is a character-driven thriller portraying the life of a bold and brilliant psychologist, Dr Grace Blades. Grace helps troubled people, specially those who have lost their loved ones. She herself has lost her parents in a murder-suicide when she was five. Passing through a chain of foster homes, she finally finds a loving family. But, she still has a dark side, and leads a double life.
A new client, Andrew Toner, finds her through an article she has written about the psychological aspects of being related to a murderer. He recognises her from their recent encounter. He is hesitant to talk, and leaves within a few minutes. The next day, a homicide detective turns up at her door with the news of his death. Continue reading Book Review: The Murderer’s Daughter