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The Shock of Night – Should This Be A Mainstream Fantasy Novel?

Book Review : The Shock of Night The Darkwater Saga #1 By Patrick W. Carr Spoiler Alert! Summary When one man is brutally murdered and the priest he works for mortally wounded on the streets of Bunard, Willet Dura is called … Continue reading

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Thrice the Brinded Cat Hath Mew’d – A Detective Story With A Bike Named Gladys

Book Review : Thrice The Brinded Cat Hath Mew’d A Flavia de Luce Novel By Alan Bradley Spoiler Alert! Summary In spite of being ejected from Miss Bodycote’s Female Academy in Canada, twelve-year-old Flavia de Luce is excited to be sailing home to … Continue reading

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“The Cater Street Hangman” – How Would The Class System Affect A Victorian Mystery?

Book Review: The Cater Street Hangman, The First Charlotte and Thomas Pitt Novel By Anne Perry Spoiler Alert! Summary Panic and fear strike the Ellison household when one of their own falls prey to the Cater Street murderer. While Mrs. … Continue reading

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“The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie” – When is Murder Sweet?

Book Review: The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie By Alan Bradley Spoiler Alert! Summary It is the summer of 1950–and at the once-grand mansion of Buckshaw, young Flavia de Luce, an aspiring chemist with a passion for poison, is … Continue reading

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“Leaving Everything Most Loved” – Will Maisie Ever Find Peace?

Book Review : Leaving Everything Most Loved, A Maisie Dobbs Novel by Jacqueline Winspear Spoiler Alert! The death of an Indian immigrant leads Maisie Dobbs into a dangerous yet fascinating world and takes her in an unexpected direction. London, 1933. … Continue reading

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