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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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“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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“The Spellman Files” – Where is the Moral Line?

Book Review : The Spellman Files by Lisa Lutz Spoiler Alert! Izzy Spellman is a private detective working in the family business. In fact, Izzy has been working for the family since she was twelve, and now she is twenty-eight. … Continue reading

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