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"I love this series by Louise Penny. I think that you are going to enjoy getting to know the wonderful characters who develop through the series. "
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The Watersplash by Patricia Wentworth
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The character of Miss Maud Silver, professional detective, was introduced by Patricia Wentworth in the 1920s. I have only recently discovered these books and I find Miss Silver with her independent lifestyle, fondess for quoting Tennyson, and devotio...more
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Hunting Shadows by Charles Todd
Hunting Shadows (Inspector Ian Rutledge, #16)
by Charles Todd (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2014
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It's August 1920 and a guest is shot by a sniper as he walks into Ely Cathedral in Cambridgshire for a wedding. Shortly thereafter a Tory candidate for Parliament is shot, also by a sniper, while giving a campaign speech in a small town. Because of a...more
"It's been wonderful rediscovering this series. I realized last night that my daughter had some of the Nancy Drew books packed away in her closet--she'...more "
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The Secret of the Old Clock by Carolyn Keene
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A young friend asked me a few weeks ago for a couple of book recommendations--did I mention that she is in 4th grade? After we talked about some of my favorite books that I read when I was her age,and that was decades ago, I suddenly remembered the N...more
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That's What Mamas Do by Donald Davis
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A loving son recounts stories of his mother who understood "that's what boys do" and allowed him to make the mistakes that would teach lasting life lessons.
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Death By A HoneyBee by Abigail Keam
Death By A HoneyBee (Josiah Reynolds Mysteries, #1)
by Abigail Keam (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2014
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I really wanted to like this book because I love the area of Kentucky around Lexington and I'm fascinated by beekeeping. While the book was filled with loads of local color and tons of information about beekeeping, unfortunately, I never was fully in...more
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Pagan Spring by G.M. Malliet
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When you have a former government spy turned Anglican priest, you know that you are in for an interesting read. Especially when this priest has fallen in love with a woman in the small English village of Nether Monkship who practices Wicca and who ow...more
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Tales From The Crib by Jennifer Coburn
Tales From The Crib
by Jennifer Coburn (Goodreads Author)
read in April, 2014
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While this book was amusing and captured my attention, I had trouble with the premise. A woman is ready to tell her husband that she is pregnant when he announces that he wants a divorce. When the dust settles, the couple decide that they will raise...more
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