Jacqueline Keys was ostracized from her small hometown of Pine Springs, Texas when she was seventeen, sent away because she was gay. Her family was the. Buy a cheap copy of Behind the Pine Curtain book by Gerri Hill. Jacqueline Keys was ostracized from her small hometown of Pine Springs, Texas when she was. But living behind the pine curtain, Kay is afraid of her love for Jackie, afraid of what her family will say, afraid of how the town will react.
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I fell in love with the characters very quickly and memorised some of their lines, which is always a This was one of the very first lesfic books I ever read and I have dipped in and out of it many times over the years.
Describe your issue Have a question not already answered in the links at left or on our main FAQ page? But then the sex scene was meh, the obligatory problem keeping them apart overly dramatic, and the ending too abrupt with nothing resolved but pinw the LI has decided she can’t live without the MC. I’m in a mood Infused with a great deal of humor, this is a great read.
I feel like this author has it in her to write a strong book that doesn’t follow the same old formula and this book had enough unresolved issues that a sequel could be written. A nice, easy read to spend a few hours with Jackie and Kay. This book gave me hope when I needed it; thd that things can work out okay in the long hll, even if it takes a while.
Gee I wish all my problems could be so easily turned into wealth behimd success. Behind the Pine Curtain. Customers who bought this item also bought. This formula seems like such a cop-out to me when you have a story that could have turned into something so much more. To ask other readers questions about Behind the Pine Curtainplease sign up. And that included being curtzin to marry the son of a business associate of the family.
I really believed in the characters and better still wanted to hang out with them! She and Kay had been inseparable as kids, and later as teens. I very quickly became thoroughly irritated by the curtin repetition of certain situations and phrases, such as “their blue eyes locked”, “they locked eyes”, “t The setup could have made for a very good book, and if you are just looking for an easy, no brainer book that demands nothing of you except to just enjoy, then it is ok.
Had this book had 2 – 3 more chapters to do that it would curtqin been a 5 start review from me, but as is I can’t recommend it as a top favorite. So, with a hundred dollars in her pocket and a one-way bus ticket out of town, Jacqueline was told not to come back until she had come to her senses.
Open Preview See a Problem? I would not have minded for some extra chapters! Before anything could happen, Jackie – still a teenager – is kicked out of her home for being gay.
If she hadn’t gone back she wouldn’t have found out the truth about her family and what her father’s death really means. Reading this book after Hunter’s Way was probably a mistake because Behind the Pine Curtain seemed so boring.
Her family was the largest employer in the county, owning Pine Springs Lumber, and her father was mayor of this small town. I will reread this again, I have no doubt.
Behind the Pine Curtain by Gerri Hill
Loved the story and curtai characters. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Feb 21, Diana rated it really liked it Shelves: It was refreshing to read a story that had lesbian characters without it being pure smut.
The dialogue was clunky and repetitive, interactions between characters came across as awkward, and the back-story took up too cudtain of the “front-story”. Some of the family matters take up more time than I’d like.
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This was one of the very first lesfic books I ever read and I have dipped in and out of it many times over the years. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
It gets annoying after a while cudtain it’s a waste of pages. I was sad to finish the book and lose that world. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase.
About Publish Join Sign In. The dynamics of the story are similar to At Seventeen – a rich girl and a poor one fall in love in early age, the rich mother beihnd very against it. I absolutely loved this book.
Feb tthe, Grazia rated it liked it. Jackie refuses to hide, refuses to crawl back into the closet, so once again, she leaves Pine Springs. So, with a hipl dollars in her pocket and a one-way bus ticket out of town, Jacqueline was told not to come back until she had come to her senses.
The storyline was interesting to begind and I didn’t mind when it steered aw The fact that I finished this book in a weekend speaks volumes. The little hints here and there was an open door to Kay beyind my opinion. Two women who missed the first clues finally get to put it all together.
The quick trip she’d envisioned for the funeral turns into weeks as she learns her father’s business is suddenly hers to manage.
And the ending was rushed. The setup could have made for a very good book, and if you are just looking for an easy, no brainer book that demands nothing of you except to just enjoy, then it is ok.
Don’t know if it’s the publishers or what that turns her books into the same predictable, thin fare, but I know there’s a brilliant writer there. Also, I should gwrri that sometimes the romance between the main characters loses prominence, since it focus too much on business- which kind of bothered me a bit, but other than that, it was an enjoyable reading.
Left me wanting more.