Tag Archives: Canada

“Misery Bay” by Chris Angus – Book Review

The setting of this novel is what initially enticed me to read it for it is set in home province of Nova Scotia, Canada.  This is a crime novel which does not depict Nova Scotia in a very favorable light, … Continue reading

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“Watch Out For Her” by Samantha M. Bailey – Book Review

“Everyone has parts of themselves they’re ashamed of, that they hide. Desperate people do desperate things. Not always on purpose. But sometimes.” Holly Monroe – a twenty-two year old med student who comes from a prestigious family who own a … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday – April 5, 2022 #NewBook #TeaserTuesday #WatchOutForHer @SimonBooks @sbaileybooks #Thriller @SimonSchusterCA

My Tuesday post where I’ll ‘tease‘ you with the cover, blurb, and first paragraph of one of the advanced reader’s copies from my own TBR. This book is a title I downloaded from Edelweiss. Today, Tuesday April 5, 2022 I … Continue reading

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“Looking For Jane” by Heather Marshall – Book Review

Present – Angela Creighton Angela works in a book/antique store in downtown Toronto. One day she discovers a lost letter, still sealed, some seven years after it should have been delivered. She opens it and reads – only to find … Continue reading

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“Loss Lake” by Amber Cowie – Book Review

Nurse Mallory Dent, a recent widow, moves from the bad memories of her Vancouver home to a house she bought, sight-unseen, a thousand miles to the northwest. She arrives to find an insular community, but a seemingly friendly one.  She … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday – “A place called Winter” by Patrick Gale – Book Review

The Throwback Thursday meme was created by Renee over at It’s Book Talk. She made this meme to share some of her old favorites. Although all bookbloggers have an endless TBR pile, we seldom take the time to reflect back … Continue reading

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“The Ghost in the House” by Sara O’Leary – Book Review

“I have broken the natural laws by my return. And there are, as always, consequences.” “I shouldn’t have ever had to see him with someone else, but I have.” When Fay returns to her marital home after being dead for … Continue reading

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“A Cold White Fear” by R.J. Harlick – Book Review

When Meg hears someone at her door during a blizzard, she is at first hesitant to let them in. She is miles from her nearest neighbour and has only a twelve-year old boy and a small puppy with her. However, … Continue reading

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Linda Leith Publishing: an introduction for #bookbloggers

Linda Leith Publishing is a unique publishing house in Canada: it is the only literary publisher in Canada who publishes in both French and English. Linda Leith Publishing brings Quebec authors to the rest of Canada and introduces English-speaking authors … Continue reading

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“A place called Winter” by Patrick Gale – Book Review

I had no idea what to expect when I began this novel. At first it didn’t seem like it had anything to do with the blurb I read, as the first pages were an account of the horrific way the … Continue reading

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