Monthly Archives: June 2016

Holmes Contempo

In the Company of Sherlock Holmes: Stories Inspired by the Holmes Canon by Laurie R King and Leslie S Klinger is a terrific collection of short stories written by contemporary writers. After lengthy copyright wrangling with the Doyle estate, this … Continue reading

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Call Me Surprised

The Whale: A Love Story by Mark Beauregard really caught me off guard!  As you may have guessed from the title of this book, the story is based on the life of Moby Dick author, Herman Melville. What surprised me … Continue reading

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To Tell the Truth

Look at You Now: My Journey From Shame to Strength by Liz Pryor is a memoir which recounts the author’s experience as an unwed, pregnant seventeen-year-old in the late seventies. At the time, Liz promised her parents she would have … Continue reading

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Ghost Writer

Aunt Dimity and the Buried Treasure by Nancy Atherton is a charming mystery story. It is one of many in a series of Aunt Dimity novels, but the first I have read. This story takes place in a small country … Continue reading

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