Monthly Archives: April 2015

A difficult question rephrased

You’ve been asked it before.   The almost impossible question. “What is your favorite book?”  So many, to choose from. You just can’t answer. I attended my  monthly Whodunit Book Club meeting last evening and when asked a different way, the … Continue reading

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“What she left” by T.R. Richmond – Book Review

Unlike footprints in the sand which disappear at the first high tide, our digital footprints remain long after we are gone… “What she left” tells the tragic story of the death of twenty-five year old Alice Salmon. The story is … Continue reading

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“The After House” by Michael Phillip Cash – Book Review

The Afterhouse, for the purposes of this novel, has a two-fold meaning.   The afterhouse on a whaling ship in the late 19th century (according to Merriam Webster: the deckhouse nearest the stern of a ship) – and the after house … Continue reading

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“Lacy Eye” by Jessica Treadway – Book Review

“There is a grace in denial.  It is nature’s way of letting in only as much as we can handle.” — Elisabeth Kubler-Ross Three years ago,  Hanna Schutt and her husband were bludgeoned in their bed with a crochet mallet.  … Continue reading

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“Medium Dead” by Paula Paul – Book Review

Picture Queen Victoria dressed in black during her time of deep mourning for her late husband, Albert.  She appears to be a stern old broad…. but could she have been a murderer? The Queen visits a manor in Northern England. … Continue reading

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“The love song of Miss Queenie Hennessy” by Rachel Joyce.

Described by the publisher as being the “poignant parallel story to Harold’s saga”, “The love song of Miss Queenie Hennessy” is a tour de force in it’s own right.  Sure it is the companion of Rachel Joyce‘s bestselling, award-winning “The … Continue reading

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