Tag Archives: New York

REVIEW: The Chelsea Girl Murders – Sparkle Hayter

Robin Hudson, now Programming Head for the Worldwide Women’s Network, begins this fifth of her adventures when a fire forces her to leave her New York apartment block and take refuge in the Chelsea Hotel, at an apartment belonging to … Continue reading

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Sex and the City – Candace Bushnell

(originally published 1997) I read this while at my parents’ house and so don’t have a copy to refresh my memory. This is a collection of Bushnell’s newspaper columns, originally written in the New York Observer from 1994, and detailed … Continue reading

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Black Shadows – Simon Swift

(Wild Wolf Publishing 2011) I was sent a copy of this for review directly from the author as a proofed PDF – incidentally it’s allowed me to try out the Kindle’s file conversion service which is generally good (and very … Continue reading

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Fables: Legends in Exile – Bill Willingham et alia

(Vertigo 2002) (drawn by Lan Medina, inked by Steve Leialoha and Craig Hamilton) Legends in Exile collects the first five issues of the award-winning Fables comic, which form a good introduction to the ‘Fables’ universe and also a coherent story … Continue reading

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The Blue Zone – Andrew Gross

(HarperCollins e-book 2007) The book begins by telling us what the Blue Zone is – a state wherein the US Marshals responsible for the protection of witnesses in the Witness Protection Program do not know where their charges are, or … Continue reading

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