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How To Get Your Book Into A Library by guest author Kevin Morris

I am fortunate to live within 10-15 minutes walking distance of Upper Norwood’s Joint Library, 41 Westow Hill, London, England, SE19 1TJ the oldest and, I believe the only independent institution of its kind. In search of ways to get my book, Dalliance: A Collection of Poetry and Prose into the hands of more readers I …

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Legacy of Blood by Alex Connor

I am ashamed to say that I had never read anything by Alex Connor before I noticed Legacy of Blood on the “recommended” shelf in my local library.  I have found out that she was born and educated in England and has had a variety of careers: including photographic model, personal assistant to a world famous heart …

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The Adultery Club by Tess Stimson

I would not say The Adultery Club was the best book I have read in my life. It is by Tess Stimson and I just borrowed it from the library because I needed something to read in the evening.  I was looking for something light and easy to read.  However, as it turned out, this was …

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The Mission Song by John le Carre

David John Moore Cornwell, using the pen name John le Carre, has written so many exciting books that when I found this one in my local library I picked it up without hesitation. During the 1950s and the 1960s, Cornwell worked for the British Intelligence services MI5 and MI6, and began writing novels so his books have …

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From A to B by Gerry McGrath

I know Gerry McGrath personally.  He lives in the village but grew up in Helensburgh, Scotland.  He graduated from Strathclyde University, Glasgow and taught for some years.  More recently, he moved to the south west of the country to concentrate on his poetry.  He is a stimulating poet. Gerry McGrath is also a poet concerned …

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The British Museum Indian Love Poetry by A L Dallapiccola

A. L. Dallapiccola  is the author of “Hindu Visions of the Sacred and Hindu Myths” as well as “A Dictionary of Hindu Lore and Legend”.  In this book  “The British Museum Indian Love Poetry” she has collated a beautiful  selection of beautiful Indian love poetry, richly illustrated with vivid paintings from magnificent collections.  I have admitted …

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Never Look Away by Linwood Barclay

Linwood Barclay is a Canadian author.  I had read another of his books. No Time For Goodbye recently. It is reviewed here: https://bookreviewstoday.wordpress.com/2013/03/05/no-time-for-go…inwood-barclay/. I found Never Look Away being promoted in my local library.  I could not pass it by!  This is a very clever mystery.  The author plays word games with the reader. The story …

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