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The Beautiful Mystery--Louise Penny

Starting in the middle of a detective series is always difficult.  A dear friend recommended this Inspector Ganache novel because its setting in a remote Gilbertine monastery and the key role played by Gregorian chant are right up my alley.   226 more words

Review - The Brutal Telling (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache #5) by Louise Penny

The Brutal Telling is another well written installment in the Armand Gamache mystery series.  Penny excels with character development and atmosphere.  When reading this series you feel like you are walking through the village of Three Pines. 167 more words

Book Reviews

Louise Penny Murder Mystery Series

Someone mentioned a new book series to me late last year, and try as I might I cannot remember who gave me the idea to read this incredible series of murder mysteries! 325 more words


The top 9 Books to read in February 2016

Here are

The top 9 books I plan to read
in February!

 Click on the covers to know more



The Queen of the Night…

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Historical Novels

A Love Story about Being Braver, Stronger, and Smarter

 “Where there is great love there are always miracles.”  Willa Cather.

I am always looking for wonderful love stories and I found this one when I was visiting the blog of one of my favorite writers, Louise Penny. 412 more words


All Day Long, Wearing a Mask of False Bravado*

We all wear masks, if you think about it. A person may be honest and straightforward, for instance, in business, but does anyone really need to know about the knee-knocking fear that person feels every time a major presentation comes up? 1,041 more words

Agatha Christie

Describe, Rather Than Show: We all do it

A couple of months ago, as she was editing the first draft of her latest novel, author Louise Penny wrote:

In the meantime, am writing away. 384 more words

Writing And Editing