Tag Archives: Mary Stewart

DISCUSSION: Impersonation stories

The theme of an heir returning from the dead (or long-missing) is one which is occasionally used by writers – particularly thriller or crime writers – often to enable a bit of chicanery and double bluffing – is he or … Continue reading

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Rose Cottage – Mary Stewart

(Hodder e-book 2011, originally published 1997) Although this book was only published a few years ago, it’s largely set in the immediate post-war years, though, like Thornyhold, it’s told as though looking back on the past rather than in the … Continue reading

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Thornyhold – Mary Stewart

(Kindle e-book 2011, originally published 1988) I’d held off getting this one since I was hoping to win a copy in the Brown Paper giveaway: sadly, it was not to be, so I bought it for my Kindle. Geillis Ramsey … Continue reading

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The books of Mary Stewart – part 3

Apologies for the delay in posting the last of these three posts about Mary Stewart’s novels – the first two parts are here and here. Last in the current tranche of books read was Touch Not The Cat (1976), which … Continue reading

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The books of Mary Stewart – Part 2

Continuing this review of Mary Stewart’s ‘romance-suspense’ novels (part one here), the next book I read was another set in Europe. Airs Above the Ground (1965) is set in Austria, and follows Vanessa and her friend’s young son, Timothy, as … Continue reading

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The books of Mary Stewart – part 1

Mary Stewart is perhaps best known for her five Arthurian novels, beginning with The Crystal Cave (which I haven’t read, and thus am not going to write about now), but I first came across her ‘romantic-suspense’ novels some time ago … Continue reading

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