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Secret Diary of PorterGirl by Lucy Brazier
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A wonderful start to this series

Forget Sherlock Holmes, Deputy Head Porter doesn’t do logic, but still manages to crack the case, as well as take a crack at life in Academia.
Find out how the College is founded several centuries earlier, then follow D
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Tallis Steelyard and the sedan chair caper. by Jim Webster
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I find there’s nothing better on a cold wet day, than to sit indoors, near a warm fire/radiator, with a hot coffee, some biscuits/cake and one of Jim Webster’s books. So that’s what I’ve done today, with this particular book.
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Quest of the Brokenhearted by Charles E. Yallowitz
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If you love fantasy, magic, monsters, gladiatorial type battles and a surprise, but satisfactory, ending, you will thoroughly enjoy this book as much as I did.
A monstrously good read!

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Tallis Steelyard by Jim Webster
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Runaway Poet, Flat Boat Sailor, Master Gunner, Flower Arranging Judge, Adventurer and Escort of a beautiful young Lady, are only a few of the skills exhibited by Tallis Steelyard in this extraordinary story.
In my opinion, the world and characters fro
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Atonement in Bloom by Teagan Geneviene
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This sequel to Atonement Tennessee continues the Welsh Celtic fantasy set in modern days.
We learn more about some the characters, including some previously unknown attributes they have.
Ralda (full name Esmeralda) and her closest friend, the Goth, Bet
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Tallis Steelyard, a harsh winter and other stories. by Jim Webster
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The sheer ingenuity of Jim Webster’s short tales never ceases to amaze me as I work my way through this, and his other books.

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Tallis Steelyard. The Monster of Bell-Wether Gardens and othe... by Jim Webster
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For easy and total immersion into a fictional world, a Tallis Steelyard/Port Naain Story is hard to beat.
This book (one of several) offers tantalising glimpses into the variety of lifes adventures enjoyed by a jobbing poet (sans the rhyming aspect),
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Keeping Body and Soul Together by Jim Webster
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Jim Webster spins a great yarn and this Benor Dorfinngil story is no exception.

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Murder at the Bijou by Teagan Riordain Geneviene
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Another well paced, cleverly executed story, incorporating three 'things' per chapter, as the author did in her other book ‘The Three Things Serial Story: A Little 1920s Story’.

Highly recommended for WhoDunIt fans.

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The Glowing Pigs by Teagan Geneviene
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Whether or not you’ve already read the author’s books, Atonement Tennessee, or, Atonement in Bloom, these short (snort) stories are a delight.

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