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Miss Holmes

Thrice the Brinded Cat Hath Mew’d by Alan Bradley is a Sherlock Holmes type mystery series which just crossed my path. I am hooked! What a delight this story is! The main character, Flavia de Luce, is a 12-year-old English … Continue reading

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Sing Your Worries Away

The Chilbury’s Ladies Choir by Jennifer Ryan turned-out to be an appropriate book to read in honor of International Woman’s Day. It is a fictional novel about a small town in England and the people who, over the course of … Continue reading

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Where’s Papa?

The Other Daughter by Lauren Willig is a fictional novel about a girl named Rachel Woodley who, as the story begins, is a governess in France. When she receives a telegram informing her that her mother in England is very … Continue reading

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Cards We Are Dealt

Us by David Nicholls is a 2014 novel about the Petersen family. Doug and Connie of Great Britain are about to embark on a grand tour of Europe with their 17-year-old son Alvie when Connie informs her husband that her … Continue reading

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Don’t Touch That Dial

Radio Girls by Sarah-Jane Stratford is a historical fiction novel based on the early days of BBC radio and a key female producer named Hilda Matheson. In part, this is a mystery novel which is told from the point-of-view of … Continue reading

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Toil and Trouble

License to Quill by Jacopo Della Quercia is a clever, interesting novel based on the writing of Shakespeare’s play Macbeth. The story opens with the death of Christopher Marlowe – or so the world is led to believe. But is … Continue reading

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Who’s Your Daddy

I have only myself to blame for being disappointed in Oxford Inheritance by Ann A. McDonald. Had I read the cover of this book more carefully, I probably wouldn’t have chosen to read it. This is a mystery which I … Continue reading

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