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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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A Civil Campaign – Lois McMaster Bujold

(Baen 2010, originally published in 1999) I shouldn’t have read this book out of order, since there are so many references to events occurring in previous books in Bujold’s Vorkosigan saga, particularly Komarr, which immediately precedes A Civil Campaign, that … Continue reading

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The Talisman Ring – Georgette Heyer

I’m a big fan of Heyer’s novels, both her crime novels with their (as it was then) contemporary settings, and her historical novels. I prefer her 18th and 19th century set novels best (though I did enjoy ‘Simon The Coldheart’), … Continue reading

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