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'The Drowned Boy' by Karin Fossum

Fiction – paperback; Harvill Secker; 256 pages; 2015. Translated from the Norwegian by Kari Dickson. Review copy courtesy of the publisher.

Reading a Karin Fossum novel is always a wonderful, almost meditative, experience.  718 more words

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Chapter 9 drafted! The Dark Within

Woohoo, could this mean i’m back on track. just whipped chapter 9’s ass!  You are soooo done Chapter 9!

#TheDarkWithin #amwriting


All Fall Down - Ally Carter

“What are you up to?” I say, my voice light.

“Your grandfather and I are going to watch a movie later, but we only have it on-aha!” 419 more words


Terra Incognita by Ruth Downie

Gaius Petreius Ruso, currently attached to the 20th Legion has arrived in the northern reaches of Britain, the fort at Coria along with his slave/housekeeper/lover, Tilla.   430 more words

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'A Perfect Crime' by A Yi

Fiction – hardcover; Oneworld Publications; 224 pages; 2015. Translated from the Chinese by Anna Holmwood.

I do love a dark crime novel — and A Yi’s… 555 more words

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The Imperial Banner by Nick Brown

Cassius Corbulo, a reluctant member of the Imperial Secret Service, the Frumentarii or Grain Men, is back in this, the second book of Nick Brown’s exciting series.   240 more words

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*Gone Girl* Five-Star* Riveting Thriller* by Gillian Flynn

Gone Girl is a meticulously crafted dark thriller, filled with lies and deceit. It exposes the torturous pain caused by toxic relationships and the chilling manipulations of the sociopathic mind. 274 more words