Category Archives: Author

fatty legs & a stranger at home by Christy Jordan-Fenton & Margaret Pokiak-Fenton

I count it a privilege to have been invited a few weeks ago to a United Church here in Ottawa where they have a program of evening events to try to develop understanding and reconciliation between the people of the … Continue reading

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Mystery Monday: The Girl in the Spider’s Web by David Lagercrantz

Today’s Mystery Monday feature is The Girl in the Spider’s Web by David Lagercrantz, a Swedish journalist and author whose books have been translated into many languages and are on best sellers lists everywhere.  This book is part of a … Continue reading

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An Officer and a Spy by Robert Harris

Robert Harris has written an amazing novelization of the factual events from the 1895 trial of Alfred Dreyfus, accused spy in the French military, to his final vindication in 1906 when the decision of the Rennes verdict of the Supreme … Continue reading

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Cozy Read Wednesday: Summer on Blossom Street by Debbie Macomber

Today’s cozy read is by a prolific author whose name is extremely familiar to me and yet this is only the second book I’ve ever read by Debbie Macomber.  Summer on Blossom Street is part of a series and seems … Continue reading

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Palace of Darkness by Tracy L. Higley — a novel of Petra

Petra is an ancient city carved out of stone, hidden from the world for hundreds of years.  In 106 A.D., it was about to be annexed to the mighty Roman Empire.  It was a time of persecution of Christians throughout … Continue reading

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First Chapter, First Paragraph & Tuesday Teaser: The Lost Summer of Louisa May Alcott by Kelly O’Connor McNees

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: Rogue Lawyer by John Grisham

Today’s mystery is by a favourite author, John Grisham and is a bit of a departure for him.  The Rogue Lawyer is Sebastian Rudd.  His office is a customized, bullet-proof van, he owns a Puerto Rican cage fighter, and his … Continue reading

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