Daily Archives: May 21st, 2014

The Naming of Eliza Quinn by Carol Birch

Carol Birch is a British novelist who was born in 1951 and attended Keele University, England. She currently lives in Lancaster, England with her family.She is the author of eleven novels and won the 1988 David Higham Award for the Best First Novel of the Year for Life in the Palace, However, The Naming of Eliza Quinn was …

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The Logic of Life by Tim Harford

Tim Harford is an English economist and journalist.  He was born in England in 1973 and now resides in London. He writes economics books and a column in the Financial Times,  He was educated at Aylesbury Grammar School, Berkshire and then at Brasenose College, Oxford where he got his undergraduate degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics and his Masters degree in Economics. …

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The English Assassin by Daniel Silva

Daniel Silva was born in Michigan, USA in 1960.  He was raised in California, a Roman Catholic but converted to Judaism as an adult. His book The Messenger won The Barry Award for best thriller, but this book, The English Assassin was the first book by this author I had read.  I enjoyed it.  Silva began his writing …

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Lethal Intent by Quintin Jardine

I really enjoy the Quintin Jardine Bob Skinner murder mystery crime novels.  This is a genre I enjoy and the novels are set in a beautiful area of the world that I know well that is around Edinburgh and East Lothian, Scotland, UK. The Bob Skinner stories are set in Edinburgh, and are built around …

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