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Barbara rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Festive in Death by J.D. Robb
Festive in Death (In Death, #39)
by J.D. Robb
read in September, 2014
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The series seems to alternated between books that emphasize the mystery and books that spend more time on the personal lives of Eve, Roark and crew. This was one of the personal emphasis stories.

The mystery was interesting, because the victim was suc...more
Barbara rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Marco and the Devil's Bargain by Carla    Kelly
Marco and the Devil's Bargain
by Carla Kelly
read in September, 2014
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Wonderful follow-on to The Double Cross.
The blurb gives a good idea of the plot. However, as with any book by Kelly, the meat of the story is with the characters themselves--their emotions, hopes, fears, dreams. Marco and Paloma are one of my favorit...more
Barbara rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Designated Daughters by Margaret Maron
Designated Daughters (Deborah Knott, #19)
by Margaret Maron (Goodreads Author)
read in August, 2014
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3 1/2 stars
Barbara rated a book 4 of 5 stars
The Hot Zone by Jayne Castle
The Hot Zone (Rainshadow, #3; Harmony, #11)
by Jayne Castle (Goodreads Author)
read in August, 2014
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Barbara rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Written in My Own Heart's Blood by Diana Gabaldon
Written in My Own Heart's Blood (Outlander, #8)
by Diana Gabaldon (Goodreads Author)
read in August, 2014
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The Girls at the Kingfisher Club by Genevieve Valentine
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Barbara rated a book 4 of 5 stars
My Beautiful Enemy by Sherry Thomas
My Beautiful Enemy (The Heart of Blade Duology #2)
by Sherry Thomas (Goodreads Author)
read in August, 2014
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4 1/2 stars.
Barbara rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Havoc by Ann Aguirre
Havoc (Dred Chronicles #2)
by Ann Aguirre (Goodreads Author)
read in September, 2014
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Non-stop action as the prisoner groups fight each other and the mercenary company sent by the Conglomerate's 'suits' to 'cleanse' the derelict spaceship that serves as a prison.
The story begins immediately after the end of 'Perdition'. I don't think...more
Barbara rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Shifting Shadows by Patricia Briggs
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Very enjoyable collection of short stories.
My favorite was 'Grey'--one of the ones with the lightest connection to Mercy.
A nice way to pass time while we wait for the next novel.
Barbara rated a book 4 of 5 stars
The Perilous Sea by Sherry Thomas
The Perilous Sea (The Elemental Trilogy, #2)
by Sherry Thomas (Goodreads Author)
read in September, 2014
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Marvelous follow-on to 'The Burning Sky'. The action is fast-paced and bounces back and forth between the current story time and flashbacks.
There is a lovely twist that drives this part of the story and then a twist to that twist which ratchets the t...more
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