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Lethal Defense ~ by Michael Stagg

Good book!  This one kept me up very late and I popped it open within 20 minutes of rising.  (I often do this as there’s not much going on around here.)  *******Lethal DefenseBy Michael Stagg2020 Read by George Newbern 9h … Continue reading

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The Glass Hotel ~ by Emily St John Mandell #2

The cave came quickly and I reread The Glass Hotel.  And I got the Kindle to go with the Audible (from the library) this time.  This is a good thing because, for one thing, I could see how some names were spelled. And … Continue reading

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The Glass Hotel by Emily St John Mandell

Oh my-  this shouldn’t have been such a surprise but …. I put this book on my Wish List as soon as it came out.  And then I waited.  And I guess I saw a few reviews which weren’t up to what … Continue reading

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Dachshund Through the Snow ~ by David Rosenfelt

This is book #20 in the Andy Carpenter series and it follows one of my less favorite things that long running series get into. The authors seem to run short of local crimes for their protagonists to investigate and so … Continue reading

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A Great and Terrible King: Edward I ~ by Marc Morris

I really enjoyed this book – it’s well written in a casual kind of style,  and gets to the points we’re interested in today (although I still don’t have much use for long battle details).  I only listened and feel … Continue reading

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The Turn of the Key ~ by Ruth Ware

The very privileged little girls, Petra, Maddy and Elli Ellenscourt, ages toddler through 8, have a new nanny – our 1st person protagonist, Rowen.  They live with their traveling parents in a large technologically advanced home. They hate it when … Continue reading

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Deck the Hounds ~ by David Rosenfelt

This is a series I don’t follow in order. I’m not really that much of a dog person and too much of Rosenfelt’s humor will do me no good.  Once in awhile though … so I’m reading his Christmas books … Continue reading

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10 Minutes, 38 Seconds in This Strange World ~ by Elif Shafak

It’s a good thing this book is written so nicely and narrated wonderfully well because the plot has no particular substance and most of the characters are essentially interchangeable – that may have been semi-deliberate. 10 Minutes, 38 Seconds in … Continue reading

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The Christmas Night Murder – by Lee Harris

I read this in honor of Christmas and a very cheap offer from Audible – free with Audible Plus! And judging from the blurbs and sample, it sounded good. It’s an old book but it was brought back by Audible. … Continue reading

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The House in the Woods ~ by Mark Dawson

Not bad!  This latest one from Mark Dawson has a very twisted plot after you get into it but the characters are nicely developed and the story is supposed to be the first of a series.  On two fronts it … Continue reading

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The Killer’s Wife ~ by Victor Methos

This is one of the most brutal crime novels I’ve ever read. Believe me it’s not for the sensitive souls. I got it because I’ve enjoyed the prior books by Methos – (not loved but enjoyed) and it was on … Continue reading

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Uncanny Valley ~ by Anna Wiener

I rather enjoy memoirs and books about Silicon Valley on their own so when this book got selected for the All-Nonfiction group’s schedule I was pleased and I’m reading it the month before it actually comes up there.   Uncanny … Continue reading

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