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Children of the Plantation by Faith Mortimer

I appear to be reading the Diana Rivers Mysteries in the wrong order since I started with number two and have just read number six but that doesn’t matter at all as each book is complete in itself with the mystery solved by novelist “Diana Rivers”. 422 more words

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"The Signature of All Things" by Elizabeth Gilbert (2014)

Synopsis: Spanning much of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, the novel follows the fortunes of the extraordinary Whittaker family as led by the enterprising Henry Whittaker—a poor-born Englishman who makes a great fortune in the South American quinine trade, eventually becoming the richest man in Philadelphia. 648 more words

"One Day, I Want To Write A Book"

This is a long post, so grab a coffee or a glass of wine, settle down and relax.

You know, I can remember the exact moment I said those words. 2,243 more words

Reckless Nights In Rome

The Hour Before Dawn By Sara MacDonald

The Hour Before Dawn is the story of two generations which is told in the details of traumatic events in 1976 and the present day.  Unusually there are two heroines in this novel, Fleur Montrose and her estranged daughter Nikki.  360 more words

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The Clifton Chronicles third outing is engaging and gripping but some characters lack depth

Best Kept Secret by Jeffrey Archer
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

The Clifton Chronicles has been on my mind lately as the release of the fifth book in the series has kept reminding me I need to catch up as I had only read books one and two, so with a view to catching up before too many future spoilers appeared I decided to delve into Book 3, Best Kept Secret. 472 more words

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Warrior Spirit by Jean Carroll

Free until 15th March 2015

Irishman Blackie O’Brien led a sinful and self-destructive life of women, alcohol and drugs. 647 more words