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Solve: CONCLAVE

The Catholic Church’s election of a new pope epitomizes mystery for the vast majority of the world, and Robert Harris takes advantage of that fact in his new audiobook, … 106 more words

Solve: Mystery Favorites

“First comes an idea. Then, characters begin to evolve out of the landscape of that idea. And then, finally, characters dominate: plot is simply a function of what these people might do or be.

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Writing

Bliss was it in that dawn to be alive

Possibly hyperbolic, but 7 March appears to be an auspicious date in the calendar of literary birthdays.  So a happy birthday to those writers whose success we admire and envy.  106 more words

Reading

Standalone Sunday

Standalone Sunday is a weekly meme hosted by  Megan@bookslayerreads. Standalone Sunday was created to let others know about all the standalone books you have loved, but maybe don’t get the attention they need. 170 more words

Mysteries & Thrillers

[Book Review] "Conclave" (Robert Harris) - Embarrassingly Predictable

Author: Robert Harris

Genre: Historical Fiction / Religion / Mystery

 Year of Publication: 2016

Pages: 287

ISBN: 0451493443 (ISBN13: 9780451493446)

Synopsis

The Vatican is rushed into assembling the “Conclave” in order to elect the successor of the recently deceased Pope. 573 more words

Featured

When kids take advantage of Instagram.

‘Great news, Mum,’ announced Middle Daughter late last week.
‘Hmmmn?’ I might have had my head stuck in Instagram.
‘It’s Pancake Tuesday next week.’
‘Oh, great.’ 500 more words

Books

John Berry - Elizabeth Harris 1797 Madison County Marriage

Know all men by these presents that we, John Berry and Nimrod Duncan, are held and firmly bound unto James Garrard, Esq., Governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, in the just and full sum of fifty pounds, to which payment well and truly to be made to the said governor or his successors, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and administrators, firmly by these presents, sealed with our seals and dated this 12th day of April 1797. 99 more words

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