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A Noble Radiance by Donna Leon

#7 Commissario Guido Brunetti mystery

So, as I mentioned, I was a bit disappointed with the fifth and sixth installments of this series.  However, I really enjoyed the first four books, and even though I found the stories/mysteries of #5 and #6 to be weak, I decided to give  358 more words

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She Seems to Have an Invisible Touch*

Have you ever asked yourself, ‘How did I get talked into doing this?’ If you have, then you know what it’s like to be under the spell of someone who’s a good manipulator. 1,055 more words

Agatha Christie

Don't Believe Everything You Hear*

It’s only the beginning of September, but, at least in the US, there are already intense conversations going on about, ‘what to be for Hallowe’en.’ Even if you live in a country that doesn’t observe Hallowe’en, or you don’t observe it yourself, you may have been to a fancy dress/costume party. 968 more words


Acqua Alta & Quietly in Their Sleep // by Donna Leon

#5 & #6 – Commissario Guido Brunetti mystery

Okay, so originally I wasn’t going to review Acqua Alta at all because it was just a very meh read for me, and the entire mystery was based on the villain doing something that made absolutely no sense, and there was never any effort made for it to actually  3,394 more words

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Welcome to The Infinity Dream Award

I have been nominated to The Infinity Dream Award by Soso, a French blogger I have followed and appreciated for quite a while now. In… 1,327 more words

Hide it in a Hiding Place Where No One Ever Goes*

Where would crime fiction be without the ingenious hiding place? All sorts of valuable things are hidden throughout the genre: wills, letters, jewels, even a horse (more on that shortly). 1,052 more words

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