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Tell No Tales
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London Under
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Tell No Tales by Eva Dolan
Tell No Tales
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Some Luck by Jane Smiley
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This is the first volume of the Last Hundred Years Trilogy, it starts with newlyweds Walter and Rosanna Langdon on an Iowa farm welcoming their first child, Frank, into the world on New Year's Day 1920. This volume runs up to 1953 and I presume that ...more
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London Under by Peter Ackroyd
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Dreaming Spies by Laurie R. King
Dreaming Spies (Mary Russell, #13)
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read in March, 2015
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One of those series where I know I'm pretty much going to love the story no matter whether it's actually any good or not. And fortunately it isn't losing it yet. This story takes Russell and Holmes off to Japan by boat for the first half of the story ...more
A Place Called Winter by Patrick Gale
A Place Called Winter
by Patrick Gale
read in April, 2015
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Ah, this was wonderful, I didn't want it to end, but when it did I was so glad with how it ended. Although I don't think I've read a book of Patrick Gale's that I haven't liked this is certainly the only one that I felt could compete with the first o ...more
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Kirsty Darbyshire and 2 other people liked Karen's review of Long Way Home:
Long Way Home by Eva Dolan
"LONG WAY HOME was released in 2014 and quickly garnered a lot of very positive comments. At which point it was placed on my reading list and then never quite nudged it's way to the top. Nothing to do with it at all, rather a propensity to be usele..." Read more of this review »
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Elizabeth is Missing by Emma  Healey
Elizabeth is Missing
by Emma Healey (Goodreads Author)
read in March, 2015
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This was great. I wasn't at all sure that a mystery narrated by an old lady with dementia was going to work at all but it did. There's a modern day storyline where Maud is sure that her friend Elizabeth has gone missing, and it gets tangled up in her ...more
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