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Always Time to Die


Always Time to Die

Carly May always has been fascinated with the family histories of
others. As an adopted child with no idea of her own heritage,
digging up the roots of others has become her career and her
passion. Now it's taken her to Taos, New Mexico to record the
history of generations of the illustrious Castillo family.

The women of the Castillo family are to be Carly's primary focus at
the invitation of the elderly Miss Winifred Simmons, who is
described as "tough enough to be Satan's sister." The only problem
is that a Castillo married a Quintrell and the Quintrells have lots
of secrets --- secrets they want to keep that way, and as a
powerful political family, they know how to go about it. Carly is
met with icy reserve from everyone except her benefactress. As
Carly is about to find out, the connections in New Mexico
intertwine until it seems that there's no one in town who isn't

While Carly is looking forward to her historical research, someone
else is doing all they can to see that she leaves town ASAP. A dead
rat, threatening phone calls, threats of lawsuits, and drugged
drinks are only the half of it. Whoever wants her gone doesn't
believe in subtlety.

But Carly is not completely on her own. She has made a friend in
mysterious and standoffish Dan Duran. Dan has secrets of his own
that he's not eager to betray, but the instant attraction between
himself and Carly is making it harder and harder to avoid her many
questions as he tries to protect her from her enemies and from

Nonstop action, one mystery after another, and an interesting cast
of characters make ALWAYS TIME TO DIE a darned good read. Elizabeth
Lowell hits it out of the park with a hard-to-put-down story.


Reviewed by Amie Taylor on December 22, 2010

Always Time to Die
by Elizabeth Lowell

  • Publication Date: July 1, 2005
  • Genres: Fiction
  • Hardcover: 400 pages
  • Publisher: William Morrow
  • ISBN-10: 0060504153
  • ISBN-13: 9780060504151