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The Book Lovers’ Companion with forward by Lionel Shriver

Lionel Shriver is an American journalist and author. She was born 18, May 1957 in Gastonia, North Carolina, USA and is best known for her novel We Need to Talk About Kevin which won the Orange Prize for Fiction in 2005. So when I noticed that she had written the forward to The Book Lovers’ Companion, …

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The Bounce! A Story of Love, Loss and Life of Global Indian – guest author Mohan

Mohan is an Indian American Information Technology executive with a multinational company headquartered in Europe. He has lived and worked in five countries across three continents, gaining a first-hand experience of working in multicultural environments. The Bounce! is his first book and is available for FREE download on Amazon from 8-10th May 2015 and will be …

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Serpico by Peter Maas

Peter Maas was an American journalist and author born of Dutch and Irish ancestry in New York City, New York State USA on 27 June 1929.  He died on 23 August 2001.  Maas was educated at the prestigious Duke University in Durham, North Carolina.  Much of Maas’s writing featured crime and policing.  In this book, …

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Deja Dead by Kathy Reichs

 Deja Dead was Kathy Reichs’s debut crime novel and inspired such widespread excitement. It won the 1998 Arthur Ellis Award for Best First Novel. I really enjoy Kathy Reichs books, but they do get a bit technical in parts.  She is an American author but has a tendency to drop into French dialogue.  That might be off putting …

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Virals by Kathy Reichs

Dr. Kathy Reichs is a fascinating person.  She is one of only eighty-two forensic anthropologists ever certified by the American Board of Forensic Anthropology. She served on the Board of Directors and as Vice President of both the American Academy of Forensic Sciences and the American Board of Forensic Anthropology, and is currently a member …

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Made In America by Bill Bryson

Bill Bryson is a best-selling American author of humorous books on travel, as well as books on the English language and science. I have read and enjoyed many of his books. Born in America, he was a resident of United Kingdom for most of his adult life before returning to the USA in 1995. In 2003 …

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