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REVIEW: Murder Actually – Stephanie McCarthy

Elspeth Gray, a romance novelist in her mid-thirties, has been living in All Hallows (a small town in New York) following her divorce. She treads safe and unthreatening ground with her books, and proclaims her distaste for crime novels. However, … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Die for Love – Elizabeth Peters

Jacqueline Kirby, assistant head librarian at Coldwater College, is fed up with life in Nebraska, and heads to New York for a bit of a change, to revisit old haunts, and to attend a convention of historical romance writers organised … Continue reading

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REVIEW: The Last April Dancers – Jean Thesman

Catherine St John, usually called Cat by her friends, is nearly sixteen years old and lives with her parents in a small town called Waterford near Seattle. Her mother is a real estate agent and her father is unemployed after … Continue reading

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A Song for Arbonne – Guy Gavriel Kay

(HarperCollins 2011, originally published 1992) Like most of Kay’s work, A Song for Arbonne is what I’d call ‘historical fantasy’ – taking history of our world and transplanting it into an invented world like ours, but different. This book takes … Continue reading

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