Monthly Archives: February 2017

First Chapter First Paragraph & Teaser Tuesday: Hope Has Two Daughters by Monia Mazigh

First Chapter, First Paragraph, is a meme hosted by Bibliophile by the Sea.  Anyone can play — just copy the first paragraph of the first chapter (or prologue) and include a picture of the book cover. Leave your link at … Continue reading

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Mystery Monday: Sweet Miss Seeton, A Miss Seeton Mystery by Hamilton Crane

Sweet Miss Seeton is based on a character created by Heron Carvic (1913 – 1980) and is written by Sarah J. Mason under the pseudonym Hamilton Crane.  It is a satire of busybody women in small English villages who always end … Continue reading

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TBR Thursday 110…

Originally posted on FictionFan's Book Reviews:
Episode 110… Well, the TBR dipped a little during the week, but tragically a late run of arrivals shoved it right back up – to 197 again! Still, it may not have gone…

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Nelson: The Powder Keg by Jan Needle

The Powder Keg is the third book in a series about the lesser known exploits of Admiral Lord Nelson before he became famous.  Carefully researched by Jan Needle (James Albert Needle) who grew up in Portsmouth, England, an author with strong naval … Continue reading

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Cozy Read Wednesday: A Sense of Belonging by Erica James

Today’s Cozy Read is a romance by Erica James:  A Sense of Belonging.  I’ve read quite a few books by Erica James in the past but haven’t read any in quite a while.  I had forgotten her wonderful descriptions setting … Continue reading

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First Chapter, First Paragraph & Teaser Tuesday: Postcards from the Edge by Carrie Fisher

First Chapter, First Paragraph, is a meme hosted by Bibliophile by the Sea.  Anyone can play — just copy the first paragraph of the first chapter (or prologue) and include a picture of the book cover. Leave your link at … Continue reading

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Mystery Monday: Mr. Churchill’s Secretary, a Maggie Hope novel by Susan Elia MacNeal

Welcome to Mystery Monday.  Today’s feature is Mr. Churchill’s Secretary, a Maggie Hope novel by Susan Elia MacNeal.  Mr. Churchill has just been sworn in as prime minister, war is raging in Europe, the Blitz is imminent, and when Diana Snyder is … Continue reading

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