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Death Comes To Pemberley, by P. D. James (2011)

          I feel it incumbent upon me to start this review by stating that I am not in the habit of reading Jane Austen re-writes, prequels, sequels, etc. It has been my fixed opinion that Austen is sufficient unto … Continue reading

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Wildfire at Midnight, by Mary Stewart (1956)

          Those who follow this blog may recall that a few months ago I wrote a very favourable review of Mary Stewart’s Madam, Shall We Talk? Indeed, I enjoyed it so much that I lost no time in ordering … Continue reading

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Madam, Will You Talk? by Mary Stewart (1955)

          It’s a hot sunny day in Paris (finally! Heaven knows we’ve waited long enough for summer to reach us!), so it seems only fitting I should talk about another hot sunny day – or rather, series of days … Continue reading

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Fingersmith, by Sarah Waters (2002)

          This book came to me from Scotland, sent to me by a good friend who participated in the 2011 World Book Night and remembered how much I love books (and receiving presents!). Though I had a few misgivings, … Continue reading

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The Tea Rose, by Jennifer Donnelly (2002)

          With a name like The Tea Rose, it was probably inevitable that I would end up buying this book at some point. Such titles are as seductive to me as cheese is to a mouse. In the event, … Continue reading

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