Monthly Archives: September 2013

The Given Day by Dennis Lehane

Denis Lehane has written some great books, and some Like Gone, Baby, Gone or Shutter Island have become great movies as well, with great characters and much mystery and suspense.  The Given Day, however, is a much broader historical story … Continue reading

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The Cuckoo’s Calling by J.K. Rowling

Cormoran Strike, a veteran of Afghanistan with a prosthetic leg to show for his time overseas, is trying to make it as a small time private detective in London.  He is barely scraping by, and is now also arrears on … Continue reading

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Will Return Next Week!

Dear Readers, Our kitchen is being renovated!  What, you say, does that have to do with my blog?  Well, I have been consumed with things kitchen…door pulls, paint colors, appliances, lighting fixtures, counter tops and the dust!  You would not … Continue reading

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River of Dust by Virginia Pye

River of Dust opens on the bare and desolate steppes of China, not long after the Boxer Rebellion where a  small band of missionaries work with the Chinese peasants in this time of great social upheaval, suspicion and famine. The … Continue reading

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