REVIEW: THERE WAS AN OLD WOMAN by Hallie Ephron

  Perhaps what makes this novel so frightening is that it could happen to anyone. ┬áThe devious plan is so deceptively simple that it barely registers as out of place. The narrative alternates between two feisty heroines — Mina, an elderly resident of the quiet Higgs Point neighborhood in the Bronx and Evie, a young,…