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Based On a True Story

The picture above is a cairn of stones placed at the site of the Appin Murder. It is located in the beautiful Scottish Highlands not far from Glencoe. 519 more words

Writing

What Lurks in Your Parents' Attic?

What lurks in your parents’ attic, basement or storage locker? You never know until the time comes to help clear these locations, a time that could also be fraught with the sadness of losing a parent. 345 more words

Historical Fiction

A Discovery of Witches (Re-read)

Title: A Discovery of Witches (All Souls #1)
Author:  Deborah Harkness
Genre:  Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Paranormal Romance
Publisher:  Viking Penguin
Release Date:  February, 2011
Format:  E-book…
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Book Review

Review: The Mystery Tour - Judi Curtin

Friends Forever: The Mystery Tour

Judi Curtin

Puffin 2013

10-12, Contemporary, Friendship, Historical

In their third time-travelling adventure, Lauren, Tilly and Saturn the cat wind up in wartime Britain. 303 more words

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Book review: The Thief Taker by C.S. Quinn

The Thief Taker by C.S. Quinn

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I received a free copy of this book from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. 717 more words

Entertainment

Clive, You Dolt...

That’s in reference to the book-version Clive. At least in the movie, he’s given a good reason to “change his spots” and becomes a sympathetic character. 247 more words

Books

A Brutal War seen through a Young Woman's Eyes: Ellen's People by Dennis Hamley

“It’s dark now. The church clock has long struck midnight. Betty and Madge, twins and my younger sisters, went to sleep the moment I blew their candle out, but I can’t sleep and I’m wondering if I ever will again.”

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