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Writer vs Author and Why I Want to be Both by guest author Teresa Morse

Teresa Morse is a writer of YA fantasy and poetry. She was awarded the first place prize in Original Poetry at the Sigma Tau Delta International Convention in 2013. She lives in Kansas with her husband and works from home as a transcript editor. When she’s not writing, she bakes, plays with her pug, and …

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A Deadly Deception by Margaret Thomson Davis

Margaret Thomson Davis has lived in Glasgow, Scotland, since the age of 3. She left school at the age of sixteen, working as a children’s nurse and having a variety of other jobs before achieving her ambition of becoming a writer. She is a Scottish author who has forty novels published and also over two …

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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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Shroud for a Nightingale by P D James

Phyllis Dorothy James, Baroness James of Holland Park, OBE, FRSA, FRSL, known as P. D. James, is an English crime writer and a life  peer in the House of Lords, UK.  She was born on 3 August 1920 and died 27 November 2014.  Shroud for a Nightingale is a book my mother gave me many years …

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Looking Good Dead by Peter James

Peter James was born in Brighton, England. He is the son of a Jewish refugee who came to England in 1938. James was educated at Charterhouse School  and thereafter went on to Ravensbourne Film School.  Subsequently he spent several years in North America, where he worked as a  screen writer and film producer.  However, he is now …

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The Observations by Jane Harris

Jane Harris is a British writer of fiction and screenplays.   She has written many short stories that have appeared in anthologies, but her first novel, “The Observations”, was short listed for the Orange Prize for Fiction in 2007 and the UK book store Waterstones, has chosen her as one of its 25 Authors for the Future. She …

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Life Class by Pat Barker

Life Class by Pat Barker is a novel that sat on my book shelf for several years.  My Aunt and Uncle gave it to me one Christmas, but I only got around to reading it recently.  When I started it I was not sure that it was a book I would enjoy.  It is a …

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The Venus Conspiracy by Michael Cordy

When I read the back cover of this book I was not sure that I would like The Venus Conspracy. However, my husband and I were on holiday and I had finished the other two books I had taken with me.  So there I was, hundreds of miles from home in the Al Garve in …

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