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We've Got a Falling Barometer and Rising Seas*

If you read enough crime fiction, you soon learn to expect that something bad – perhaps very bad – is going to happen. After all, most crime fiction is about bad things happening. 1,164 more words

Agatha Christie

Mini Reviews!

I’ve been reading a lot lately but I haven’t been able to keep up the reviews on here. I thought I would do some short reviews and bundle a bunch of them together so you can see what I’ve been up to. 320 more words

Book Blog

My Mama Once Told Me of a Place With Waterfalls and Unicorns Flying*

It’s interesting how legends, if that’s what you want to call them, are built up around certain places. The reality seldom lives up to the promise of the legend, and most people know that intellectually. 1,065 more words

Agatha Christie

Middle Grade Reading Wrap Up #2

Back in the early spring, I did a post on some middle grade reading that I’d done, giving a little wrap up of some of the books I’d read, and I thought I’d do another one today. 865 more words

Wrap Up

Parting Shot (Promise Falls #4), by Linwood Barclay

Nine stars

Linwood Barclay adds to his already popular Promise Falls series with this latest novel, a mystery that takes readers on an interesting ride into the world of revenge. 639 more words

Great Reads!

Lost in the Supermarket*

As this is posted, it’s 101 years since the opening of the first self-service market (a Piggly Wiggly store located in Memphis). Since that time, of course, supermarkets have become fixtures in many places, and there is a good reason for that. 1,047 more words

Agatha Christie

Too Close to Home by Linwood Barclay 


So your best friend and his family are going away on a vacation. His house will be empty. You have a girlfriend that you would love to be alone with.   70 more words

Thriller/suspense