Category Archives: Meme

Tuesday’s Tantalizing Teasers & First Chapter, First Paragraph: Michael Ondaatje’s The Cat’s Table

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Mystery Monday: The Lying Game by Ruth Ware

Today’s Mystery Monday offering is by Ruth Ware, The Lying Game.  The last time I published a Monday mystery was about 9 months ago and it was also by Ruth Ware — The Woman in Cabin 10, which I recommended … Continue reading

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Tuesdays’ Tantalizing Teasers & First Chapter, First Paragraph: Revelation by C.J. Sansom

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Mystery Monday: The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware

Today’s Mystery Monday offering is by Ruth Ware, The Woman in Cabin 10, a story of extreme identity theft, full of tension, deception, and betrayal.  This is the first book I’ve read by Ware but it won’t be the last.  … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s Tantalizing Teasers & First Chapter, First Paragraph: The Alice Network by Kate Quinn

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Mystery Monday: Cold Mourning by Brenda Chapman

Cold Mourning is the first in a series of mysteries featuring Stonechild and Rouleau by Brenda Chapman, a Canadian author who lives in Ottawa.  It was the second book I’d read by Brenda and I recommend you read them in … Continue reading

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On My Bookshelf, June 22, 2018

I recently attended the book launch for an Ottawa author, Brenda Chapman‘s 4th book in a series called A Stonechild and Rouleau Mystery.  It was an interesting experience — never attended a book launch before — and I thoroughly enjoyed … Continue reading

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