Category Archives: fiction

First Chapter, First Paragraph & Teaser Tuesday: The Reader by Bernhard Schlink

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

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First Chapter, First Paragraph & Teaser Tuesday: The Magdalene Scrolls by Barbara Wood

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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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Mystery Monday: The Third Girl, Molly Sutton Mystery Book 1 by Nell Goddin

Today’s Mystery Monday feature is the first in the Molly Sutton mystery series by Nell Goddin, The Third Girl.  A new author to me, Goddin has set her stories in a fictitious village in France, Castillac where the the gendarmerie … Continue reading

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You’ll Feel Your Mind Slipping Away*

Originally posted on Confessions of a Mystery Novelist…:
As this is posted, it would have been Edgar Allan Poe’s 208th birthday. Whether you’re a fan of Poe’s writing or not, it’s hard to deny his impact on literature and culture.…

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The Damascus Cover (The Jerusalem Spy Series Book 1) by Howard Kaplan

The Damascus Cover was first published in 1977, was translated into seven foreign languages and officially banned from the Eastern European market.  It was out of print for the last 3 decades and now is rereleased in digital format as … Continue reading

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