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The Anatomist's Wife by Anna Lee Huber (audiobook) - Narrated by Heather Wilds

Following the death of her husband, Lady Darby has taken refuge at her sister’s estate, finding solace in her passion for painting. But when one of the house guests is murdered, her brother-in-law asks her to aid the insufferable Sebastian Gage—a fellow guest with some experience as an inquiry agent.

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19th Century

Travels with a Gargoyle

Hullo, everybody. I’m Cuthbert.

No – don’t run away! Wait. I’m quite nice, really, even though I am a gargoyle. The truth cannot be hid in the matter of my appearance, sadly, but the soul within the body is what’s important. 740 more words

Musings

Till Next We Meet by Karen Ranney

Catherine Dunnan is devastated when her beloved goes off to war – and only his promise to write often can sustain her in her loneliness. And what letters they are, filled with heartfelt emotions that move her to respond in kind.

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Historical Romance

Cloudstreet by Tim Winton

Will you look at us by the river! The whole restless mob of us on spread blankets in the dreamy briny sunshine skylarking and chiacking about for one day, one clear, clean, sweet day in a good world in the midst of our living.

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Book Review

The King's Falcon by Stella Riley

A tale of plots and playhouses … war and witchcraft … love and loyalty.

Following his coronation in Scotland, Charles ll leads an army south to reclaim his throne but the dream ends in a crushing defeat at Worcester, leaving no alternative but flight.

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Historical Romance

TBR Challenge: Shadow Lover by Anne Stuart

Victim. Lover. Both? His dark game is seducing her– just as it was when they were young.

How can he still have that power over her?

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Romance

MaddAddam by Margaret Atwood

Title: MaddAddam
Author: Margaret Atwood
Series: MaddAddam Trilogy (Book 3)
Genre: Science Fiction
Rating: 4.5 out of 5

I know they say you shouldn’t judge a book by it’s cover but the book jacket for Margaret Attwood’s MaddAddam is my favourite of the year. 709 more words