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Rows of Houses That Are All the Same*

One of the most important socioeconomic changes of the post-WWII world was the growth of the suburb – the commuter town. The suburb was billed as close enough to the city for access, but with lower taxes, more affordable housing, and even better schools. 1,019 more words

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No Time for Goodbye by Linwood Barclay

Fourteen-year-old Cynthia Bigge woke one morning to discover that her entire family – mother, father, older brother – had vanished. No note, no trace, no return. 1,020 more words

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Because There's Consequences For What We Do*

The ‘photo is of some of the cloth totes I use to do my grocery shopping. Last year, the voters of California, where I live, elected to ban single-use plastic bags, such as the ones that are often provided by grocery stores. 1,124 more words

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The Twenty-Three by Linwood Barclay

4 stars from me

I’ve only given The Twenty-Three 4 stars but have now realised I haven’t read book 2 in the Promise Falls Trilogy… 337 more words

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I Went Down to the Demonstration*

Lots of us want to see change in the world, or at least in our part of it. Many of us vote for what we want. 1,180 more words

Agatha Christie

Review: New Series by Linwood Barclay

*Originally published 2015/09/15

BROKEN PROMISE (Promise Falls: #1) Written by Linwood Barclay

2015, 484 Pages (Doubleday Canada)

Genre: mystery, suspense, fiction

Rating: ★★1/2

Let me first preface this review with the disclaimer that “I received this ARC from Netgalley”; and also, that this book is actually the first in a… 683 more words

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Someday You'll Thank Me For This Advice*

‘It’s for your own good!’ ‘Someday you’ll thank me.’ I’ll bet you’ve heard this sort of thing before. Very often, the person who says something like that is well-meaning, or at the very least not deliberately malicious. 1,261 more words

Agatha Christie