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Presumed Guilty by Tess Gerritsen

I enjoy books by Tess Gerritsen. ¬†I enjoy thrillers and mysteries so her topics are right up my street. Gerritsen has not always been an author.¬†Although she longed to be a writer, her family had reservations about the sustainability of a writing career, prompting Gerritsen to choose a career in medicine. She was born in …

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The Red Pony by John Steinbeck

It had been a long time since I read any of John Steinbeck’s work, although I remember with great fondness being taken to Cannery Row in Monterey, California, USA when I visited my Aunt and Uncle, 40 years ago, at their home in 17 Mile Drive, Pebble Beach. I thought it was so exciting that …

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