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Love and Scandal

Just finished reading two very different romance novels:  Toni Blake’s WILLOW SPRINGS and Karen Ranney’s A SCANDALOUS SCOT. WILLOW SPRINGS by Toni Blake takes place in Destiny, Ohio in the present day.  The main character, Amy Bright, is the best … Continue reading

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NY Times Bestseller…Laura Lippman

Just finished reading this mystery novel THE LAST PLACE by Laura Lippman, a Tess Monaghan novel. “Lippman pushed the edges of the traditional private eye novel… THE LAST PLACE is the first place readers should turn for a superior story.”  … Continue reading

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Winter Garden

Just finished a romance book you may like. WINTER GARDEN by Adele Ashworth. Julia Quinn says  it is “Exquisitely written and brimming with emotion.” Lisa Kleypas says “Adelle Ashworth is a thrilling discovery.” In this Avon romance set in southern England in … Continue reading

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Last week down…this week up…

My life has been a little blurry this last week.  I developed double vision.  Could only see the world through one eye.  Finally got in to see my doctors this past Monday.  Primary care doc ruled out a brain tumor … Continue reading

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WENCH…a good read…

Just finished reading WENCH, a novel by Dolen Perkins-Valdez.  Excellent book. Situated in Ohio, a free territory before the Civil War, Tawawa House is an idyllic retreat for Southern white men who vacation there every summer with their enslaved black mistresses.  … Continue reading

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Celebrate the 10%!

This last week has been one I don’t want to repeat.  My bedroom was invaded by a nest of yellow jackets.  My dryer died.  My internet/cable tv/phone service kept going offline.  Yikes! However, there is light at the end of … Continue reading

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Love her books…

Just finished reading another Laura Lippman book.  ANOTHER THING TO FALL, a Tess Monaghan novel. The San Francisco Chronicle called it “A welcome addition to Tess Monaghan’s adventures and an insightful look at the desperation that drives those grasping for … Continue reading

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