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Shopping Cart Annie by Cordy Fitzgerald

Shopping Cart Annie was given to me by a dear friend who knows the author personally, so I very much hoped I would enjoy the novel by Cordy Fitzgerald. The book is set partly in Colorado and partly in Afghanistan. It is a complex mystery which crosses continents and decades and deserves concentration and consideration. …

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Born Fearless by Big Phil Campion

I borrowed this book from the library and my husband noticed it. he asked me if I was enjoying the book, then commented that he had come across “big”Phil Campion during his time in the military. It was interesting to hear his comments about the author who portrays himself as all but invincible. He is certainly …

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A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini

A Thousand Splendid Suns is the second novel by the Afghan author Khaled Hosseini.  It was published in 2007 after his best-selling debut novel, The Kite Runner. I would probably never had read this book except that my book group in the library had it as book of the month. That would have been my loss. This book spans a …

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The Changeling by Robin Jenkins

John Robin Jenkins OBE (Order of the British Empire) was born on 11 September 1912 in Flemington, near Cambuslang in the West of Scotland.  He died on 24 February 2005.  He and his three siblings were brought up by his mother after his father died when he was only seven years old.  His mother did …

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