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Paths of the Dead by Lin Anderson

I like Lin Anderson. I say that to lay my cards on the table because I have no doubt that personal feelings colour our view of someone’s work. In this I always think about Jeanne Louise Calment, who died in 1996 aged 122. She was interviewed about a year prior to her death. She had met Vincent van …

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Get Even by Martina Cole

I went into the library and the most recent Martina Cole book, Get Even, had just come in. As I was at the desk at the right time, I got to borrow the book without waiting. What a lucky break! I have enjoyed most of the books by Martina Cole that I have read and …

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I’ve Got You Under by Skin by Mary Higgins Clark

I have not read many books by Mary Higgins Clark, but the ones I have read, I have really enjoyed. She is a bestselling American author of mystery and suspense books. My favourite genre! Mary Higgins Clark was born Mary Theresa Eleanor Higgins on 24 December, 1927, in the Bronx, New York, USA, the second of three …

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The Twilight Time by Karen Campbell

The Twilight Time was book of the month at my book group.  We meet in the local library and our leader is the author, Evelyn Hood whose 40th book was published last week.  She is an remarkable person who is very generous about sharing her time and experience with less experienced writers in her workshops. The …

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Evil Under the Sun by Agatha Christie

Agatha Mary Clarissa Miller was born in Torquay, Devon, England, U.K.  She was the youngest of three children.   She wrote romance novels under the pseudonym  Mary Westmacott and was occasionally published under the name Agatha Christie Mallowan but it is for writing crime mysteries as Agatha Christie that she is best known. Evil Under The Sun is …

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Low Life by Ryan David Jahn

Ryan David Jahn grew up in Arizona, Texas, and California, USA. He left school at sixteen, worked several odd jobs, and spent time in the army before moving to Los Angeles. There he worked in television and film for several years.He now lives in Louisville, Kentucky and published his first novel, Acts of Violence, in 2009.  It …

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Close by Martina Cole

I took Close by Martina Cole with me on a recent holiday to Portugal. I had only read one of Martina Cole’s books before.  That was “The Family”.  I  figured that with over 600 pages this book would probably keep me going for a week.. However, like “The Family”  this book, “Close” deals with the progression …

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A Small Weeping by Alex Gray

  Alex Gray is a well respected author in Scotland and, although I enjoy detective novels, I had never read any of her work.  My friend Dawn recommended her work to me, so I chose this book when I found it in our local library.  Gray’s books revolve around her character Detective Chief Inspector Lorimer. …

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