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Trojan Gold by Elizabeth Peters

A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words but the photograph art historian Vicky Bliss has just received gives rise to a thousand questions instead. A quick glance at the blood-stained envelope is … Continue reading

May 16, 2010 · Leave a comment

Teaser Thursday (14): Monk’s Hood: A Medieval Novel of Suspense by Ellis Peters

Today’s teaser comes from the third book in the ever fabulous Brother Cadfael series. Brother Cadfael’s mind jerked him back from incipient slumber to recognise and remember the song, beautiful … Continue reading

April 29, 2010 · Leave a comment

Crocodile on the Sandbank by Elizabeth Peters

Elizabeth Peters’s unforgettable heroine Amelia Peabody makes her first appearance in this clever mystery. Amelia receives a rather large inheritance and decides to use it for travel. On her way … Continue reading

April 26, 2010 · 3 Comments

Dewey’s 24-Hour Read-a-Thon: The 12th Hour

Well, we’re half way there, folks, and surprisingly enough, I’m not a bit tired. I think not having to wake up so early and getting a good night’s rest last … Continue reading

April 10, 2010 · 5 Comments

Dewey’s 24-hour Read-A-Thon: 5 Hours In

Well, I’ve been sitting on my bum for about five hours and, let me tell you, it’s beginning to be a bit sore. I might have to get up and … Continue reading

April 10, 2010 · 4 Comments

Dewey’s 24-hour Read-a-Thon Kick-off!

Hello, fellow reading fiends! I hope you all got a good nights sleep in preparation for 24-hours of reading. I went to bed early last night, so I would be … Continue reading

April 10, 2010 · 2 Comments

Kirkus-style Review for The Well of Lost Plots by Jasper Fforde

Book Stats: Title: The Well of Lost Plots Author: Jasper Fforde Publisher: Viking Adult Page Numbers: 375 ISBN: 0143034359 Jasper Fforde offers something for every reader in The Well of … Continue reading

February 7, 2010 · 2 Comments