HATCH AND BROOD OF TIME
By Ellen Larson
Savvy Press - June 1999
ISBN 0966987705 – Trade Paper
by Pam Stone, MyShelf.Com
HATCH AND BROOD OF TIME is the first in a series of Natalie Jorday.
lives in the corner of northwestern New Jersey called Bergen County
in a town called Haworth where she has lived her whole life. She is
a newspaper reporter that has a talent for getting all the facts.
has a brother Daniel, who has been in trouble with the law most of
his life and now an ex-girlfriend is found murdered, 26-year-old Lydia
Dow who was very pretty and obsessed with danger and the high that
it gave her, was found semi-frozen beneath the Parkway, she had been
missing since Feb 8th, and police suspect that is the same day that
she died. Daniel is a suspect because of his past with the police.
Natalie feels that she is the only one to clear her brother. This
story is about relationships, family betrayal, greed and Natalie must
sift through this maze and clear her brother.
unique characters are all real to life and any one of them could be
the murderer. The author has created a woman (Natalie) as fascinating
as her world is haunting. Natalie manages to uncover secrets
of the past, even though some of them may hurt her and Daniel. What
a fabulous character she is!
is not just a mystery of "who did it?" but "why?" Ellen Larsen's
first outing is a force to be reckoned with, expect big things from