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The Hawkman, A Fairy Tale of the Great War – When Do Men Become Beasts?

Book Review : The Hawkman A Fairy Tale of the Great War By Jane Rosenberg LaForge Spoiler Alert! Summary A great war, a great love, and the mythology that unites them; The Hawkman: A Fairy Tale of the Great War is … Continue reading

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The Grave’s a Fine and Private Place – Girl Detective On The Case

Book Review : The Grave’s a Fine and Private Place A Flavia de Luce Mystery By Alan Bradley Spoiler Alert!   Summary Flavia is enjoying the summer, spending her days punting along the river with her reluctant family. Languishing in … Continue reading

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First Impressions : A Novel of Old Books, Unexpected Love, and Jane Austen – What Is Your Expectation If An Author Mentions Austen?

Book Review : First Impressions A Novel of Old Books, Unexpected Love, and Jane Austen By Charlie Lovett Spoiler Alert! Summary A thrilling literary mystery co-starring Jane Austen from the New York Times bestselling author of The Bookman’s Tale Charlie Lovett first delighted … Continue reading

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The Curious Affair Of The Witch At Wayside Cross – Is This A Sherlockian Style Mystery?

Book Review : The Curious Affair of The Witch At Wayside Cross From The Casebooks of Jesperson & Lane e-book By Lisa Tuttle Spoiler Alert! Summary The paranormal answer to Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson, Jesperson and Lane are turning the … Continue reading

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Bride of a Distant Isle – Does It Remind You of a Classic Gothic Novel?

Book Review : Bride of a Distant Isle Daughters of Hampshire By Sandra Byrd Spoiler Alert! Summary Miss Annabel Ashton is a teacher at the Rogers School for Young Ladies in Winchester when she takes a brief visit to her family … Continue reading

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Blood Rose Rebellion – Magic For the Elite or the Masses?

Book Review : Blood Rose Rebellion By Rosalyn Eves Spoiler Alert! Summary Sixteen-year-old Anna Arden is barred from society by a defect of blood. Though her family is part of the Luminate, powerful users of magic, she is Barren, unable to … Continue reading

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The Heirs – To Inherit or Not To Inherit?

Book Review : The Heirs By Susan Rieger Spoiler Alert! Summary Brilliantly wrought, incisive, and stirring, The Heirs tells the story of an upper-crust Manhattan family coming undone after the death of their patriarch. Six months after Rupert Falkes dies, leaving a grieving widow … Continue reading

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