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Bad Boy by Peter Robinson

Those of you who read my site will know that I particularly enjoy the crime and thriller genres. I also have a lot of time for Peter Robinson, whom I find to be one of the most generous and entertaining writers. So, to you it will come as no surprise that I thoroughly enjoyed his …

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No! I Don’t Want to Join a Bookclub by Virginia Ironside

This book was on the list for our book group recently and, with the amusing title, we were looking forward to reading No! I Don’t Want to Join a Bookclub by Virginia Ironside. Many of our members were familiar with the columns she writes in newspapers too.  No! I Don’t Want to Join a Bookclub is …

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Editing – Mediorce Book -vs-Best-Seller by guest author L.K.Kelley

This article by L K Kelley was published on 19 June 2019 and first appeared in https://whitewolfprophecy.wordpress.com/2016/06/19/editing-mediocre-book-vs-best-seller/. Reading has always been my very favorite thing to do all my life.  But, since e-books have appeared, the book world of books has exploded, and competition is everywhere! Everyone writes today. That’s easy to see based on the …

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The Trouble with Mattie by Mary A.Berger

I first read a novel by Mary A. Berger, The Message, last year and reviewed it here https://bookreviewstoday.info/2015/11/30/the-message-by-mary-a-berger/ . When the most recent edition of her first novel came out, I was pleased to receive a copy. I enjoy Mary’s style of writing. The Trouble with Mattie is actually the first book in her series, …

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Gray Mountain by John Grisham

I have read several books by John Grisham over the years. Some of them are reviewed on this site, including: The Broker https://bookreviewstoday.info/2013/07/15/the-broker-by-john-grisham/, and, The Appeal by John Grisham https://bookreviewstoday.info/2013/06/16/the-appeal-by-john-grisham/. Gray Mountain is the most recent novel I have read by John Grisham. It was published originally in 2014. Born on February 8, 1955 in Jonesboro, …

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The Tea Planter’s Wife by Dinah Jefferies

I received a generous book token for my birthday, so I was able to indulge myself and buy some books that I had heard about. The Tea Planter’s Wife by Dinah Jefferies was one of them. It is a mystery and a love story and a beautifully written book. I was entranced by it. Dinah …

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The Suitable Inheritor by Pushpendra Mehta

Pushpendra Mehta kindly sent me a copy of his debut novel, The Suitable Inheritor and asked me to review the book. I like and respect Pushpendra and am always a little wary about reviewing a book in these circumstances. I am always honest, even if the author is a friend or acquaintance. This sometimes causes problems! …

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The Good Life by Martina Cole

Martina Cole is an English author who was born and brought up in Essex. She is the bestselling author of fourteen novels set in London’s gangland, and her most recent three paperbacks have gone straight to No. 1 in the Sunday Times on first publication. Total sales of Martina’s novels stand at over eight million …

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Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

Wuthering Heights is a novel by Emily Brontë, written between October 1845 and June 1846, and published in 1847 under the pseudonym Ellis Bell. It was her first and only published novel: she died the following year, at age 30.  Still, if you are only going to publish one novel, what a novel!  There have …

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The Children of Men by P.D. James

The Children Of Men is unlike any other book by P.D.James I have ever read.  It was an excellent choice for my book group. Another of her books, Shroud for a Nightingale is reviewed on this site too, at bookreviewstoday.info/2013/07/04/shroud-for-a-n…e-by-p-d-james. The author, Phyllis Dorothy James, Baroness James of Holland Park, OBE, FRSA, FRSL is more usually known as …

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