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The Shadowy Horses by Susanna Kearsley

The Shadowy Horses is a modern-day historical fiction mystery set in north-western Scotland.  It takes place mostly at an archaeological dig which, in addition to the mysterious title, was a huge draw for me.  When friend Adrian Sutton-Clarke encourages archaeologist … Continue reading

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The Magdalene Scrolls by Barbara Wood

The Magdalene Scrolls (1978) is an historical fiction novel I’ve been wanting to read for quite a while — partly because of the lure of ancient scrolls themselves and partly because of the idea of archaeology uncovering ancient things and what they … Continue reading

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On My Bookshelf: Nov. 18/16

Time once again to look at some of the new acquisitions on my ever-growing To-Be-Read shelf.  Things do tend to literally (pun intended) pile up.  Here’s what’s new On My Bookshelf: Rogue Lawyer by John Grisham I always enjoy a … Continue reading

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The Dovekeepers, a TV miniseries review

Aired on CBS the 3rd and 4th of this past January, The Dovekeepers miniseries is based on the novel of the same name by Alice Hoffman and tells the story of the demise of the zealots who held the clifftop fortress of Masada, … Continue reading

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