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A Dangerous Madness
3.87
Connections

I am so excited that my historical novel, A Dangerous Madness, releases today. A Dangerous Madness is set during the Regency period in Lond
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May 19, 2014
 
The Time Traveller's Guide to Medieval England: A Handbook for Visitors to the Fourteenth Century
4.03
This historical reference work is really tailor-made for writers. Ian Mortimer couldn’t be a more qualified source of information, as a member of the ...more
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Aug 20, 2012
 
Mistress of the Wind
3.70
I've always loved fairy tales. But when I was at university, doing research for a history paper on the witch hunts of the 17th Century, I came across ...more
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Dec 12, 2013
 
Lord of the Hunt (Court of Annwyn, #2)
3.75
Loved this story set in the same world as The Outcast Prince. The intricacies of the Fairy Court, the complex games everyone is playing, all played ou ...more
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Sep 18, 2013
 
The Golden Apple (The Dark Forest, #1)
3.63
The Deciding Power

Fairy tales are wonderful explorations of our personal sub-conscious, and of a collective sub-conscious, as well.

One of the recurrin
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Feb 16, 2014
 
In a Treacherous Court (Susanna Horenbout and John Parker, #1)
3.68
In a Treacherous Court was inspired by my heroine, the real historical figure of Susanna Horenbout. She was the daughter of one of the most accomplish ...more
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Aug 11, 2012
 
The Road to You
3.93
I loved this coming-of-age story wrapped up in a mystery and set in the 70s. I could see the bell-bottoms, hear the BeeGees singing on a crackling car ...more
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Dec 04, 2013
 
Stone
3.70
This book is a really interesting mix of concepts. I found myself talking about it to someone just yesterday, and realized it is still intriguing me.

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Oct 22, 2012
 
His Majesty's Dragon (Temeraire #1)
4.05
Set during the great sea battles of the Napoleonic Wars, His Majesty's Dragon is an alternate history fantasy, where dragons are part of everyday life ...more
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Feb 04, 2013
 
Lord John And The Hand Of Devils (Lord John Grey, #0.5, #1.5, #2.5)
3.78
In this collection of three short stories (although Diana Gabaldon doesn't really 'do' short stories, LOL, so its more a collection of three relativel ...more
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Oct 12, 2012
 
The Road
3.94
The Road is a post-apocalyptic novel, unrelentingly dark and desolate. It is the story of a father and son, walking along a road to get to the coast, ...more
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Oct 27, 2012
 
A Cup of Light
3.70
This book was a sensual pleasure. This second novel by the author of Lost in Translation is a wonderful mix of delighting the senses with art and with ...more
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Aug 20, 2012
 
Death at Dawn (Liberty Lane, #1)
3.39
This historical, set at the start of Queen Victoria’s reign, was totally gripping. Liberty Lane, the protagonist of the novel, is everything you could ...more
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Aug 22, 2012
 
Reversible Errors (Kindle County Legal Thriller, #6)
3.81
I couldn't put this book down. The writing, in my opinion, is wonderful - the phrases so beautiful, at times I could hardly believe I was reading a co ...more
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Nov 28, 2012
 
A Jarful Of Angels
4.03
In this evocative story set in a small Welsh mining village in the early 1960s, four children spend the summer playing together, but violence, abuse a ...more
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Sep 26, 2013
 
Faithless (Grant County, #5)
4.09
This is the second book I've read in Karin's Slaughter's series about the part time coroner of a small town, Sara Linton, and her chief of police ex-h ...more
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Mar 06, 2013
 
Between Silk and Cyanide: A Codemaker's War, 1941-1945
4.17
This is quite frankly the best book I have read in months and months. An auto-biographical account by Leo Marks of his time as the Head of Codes for S ...more
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Sep 03, 2012
 
Throne of Jade (Temeraire, #2)
3.90
Throne of Jade is the second of the Temeraire series (for a review of the first book in the series, His Majesty's Dragon, go here) and I feel you have ...more
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Jun 05, 2013
 
Murder on the Leviathan (Erast Fandorin Mysteries, #3)
3.95
Russian novelist Boris Akunin tips his hat at Agatha Christie in this book of mystery and murder set on a cruise ship in 1878.

Perhaps non-writers won
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Nov 13, 2012
 
Sworn to Silence (Kate Burkholder, #1)
3.97
4.5*

I read this book in one gulp. There is something oddly haunting about it, and the dark, cold landscape adds to it. Katie Burkholder was raised Ami
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Sep 20, 2012
 
Bad Luck and Trouble (Jack Reacher, #11)
4.15
In Bad Luck and Touble, Jack Reacher - usually unreachable due to his wanderlust ways - gets sent a crytpic call for help through a deposit in his ban ...more
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Oct 07, 2012
 
The Algebraist
3.95
From the cover to the last page, I loved this book. It isn't one of Banks's Culture books (which I LOVE, especially Use of Weapons) but once again he ...more
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Jan 24, 2013
 
Tatiana and Alexander (The Bronze Horseman, #2)
4.32
4.5/5

Jumping from the USA to Russia and then back again to the USA both before and during WWII, this book is about star-crossed lovers who are simply
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Dec 10, 2012
 
It’s Love, Dude (Jardin Bay #1)
4.25
I really loved this contemporary romance by fellow Western Australian author Jenny Schwartz. It was fresh, fun and romantic and just what I felt like ...more
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Dec 05, 2013
 
The Dark Room
3.73
The Dark Room is not Minette Walter's latest book. But, like all the others, it is a gripping read. Jinx wakes up to find the last two weeks have been ...more
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Feb 22, 2011
 
Dragon Blues
3.42
Dragon Blues sucks you in and never lets you go. The combination of a dragon-turned-man who uses music to fill the loneliness of his soul, with the wo ...more
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Mar 07, 2011
 
Dead People (Haunted Hearts #1)
3.65
This book about a ghost whisperer and a brooding songwriter is a fabulous read. Cassie Taylor's dry, slightly snarky wit is delightful, and the host o ...more
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Nov 28, 2010
 
Bridge of Birds: A Novel of an Ancient China That Never Was (The Chronicles of Master Li and Number Ten Ox, #1)
4.32
This novel was captivating and very well written. I just felt a slight dismay at the way the main characters and the omnipotent author regarded the te ...more
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Aug 05, 2012
 
For the Love of a Goblin Warrior (Shadowlands, #3)
3.88
For the setting alone, I loved this book. Something very satisfying about reading about characters walking the paths you walk, and seeing the views yo ...more
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Dec 04, 2013
 
Banquet of Lies
3.79
I loved writing Banquet of Lies. I love cooking and baking myself, and I've made all the recipes in this book. Readers can find the recipes on my webs ...more
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Nov 24, 2013
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