Monthly Archives: July 2015

Friday Nights by Joanna Trollope

Eleanor is retired and noticing her own loneliness, now that she is cut off from the normal social interchanges she had while going to the office. Over several days,while drinking her tea and looking out the window, she notices that … Continue reading

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Heresy by S. J. Parris

Bruno Giordano, a former priest and now excommunicant, has been running from the Inquisition in Italy because of his proclivity for reading books that are considered heretical, like Erasmus’ Commentaries or Copernicus’ De revolutionibus orbium coelestium. Finally, after many narrow escapes … Continue reading

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The Hour of the Cat by Peter Quinn

It is 1939 and Fintan Dunn, is a PI, struggling to find work in New York City. He had a great lead on a divorce case; a woman wanted him to catch her husband in flagrante delicto in order to improve her … Continue reading

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The Dealer and the Dead by Gerald Seymour

The villagers knew that they could not survive if they didn’t get help. Their little town was in the path of the advancing Serbian paramilitary forces and the villagers knew only to well what happened to the inhabitants of the … Continue reading

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Descent by Tim Johnston

Sometimes, even though a book is well written and has believable characters, the subject matter may be so challenging that all you want to do is look away. It is a mark of a good writer, then who in spite … Continue reading

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