2015 Reading: #11 M. C. Beaton’s The Quiche of Death

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2015 Reading Book 11 – The Quiche of Death by M C Beaton Synopsis: Agatha Raisin has moved to a picture-book English village away from London public relations bustle, and wants to get in the swing. So she buys herself a quiche for the village quiche-making contest and is more than alarmed when it kills […]

2014 Reading: #41 Robert Galbraith’s The Silkworm

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Book number 41 (I’m still excited that I have passed my goal!) was Robert Galbraith’s The Silkworm. This is book number 2 in the Cormoran Strike series. I had reserved this book from the library, as soon as I had finished The Cuckoo’s Calling but I couldn’t wait to read this book so ended up […]

2014 Reading: #37 Robert Galbraith’s The Cuckoo’s Calling

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Book number 37 is Robert Galbraith’s The Cuckoo’s Calling, the first book in the Cormoran Strike series. Robert Galbraith is a pseudonym, the author of this novel also goes by J. K. Rowling! And what a novel it is…! I have read all the Harry Potter novels, and loved them – I even queued at […]

The Racketeer by John Grisham

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Addition: Paperback Genre: Thriller, law fiction Published: 2012 Rating: 4 out of 5 Synopsis: Given the importance of what they do, and the controversies that often surround them, and the violent people they sometimes confront, it is remarkable that in the history of the USA only four active federal judges have been murdered. Judge Raymond […]

2014 Reading: #4 Enid Blyton’s Well Done, Secret Seven

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The fourth book I have completed this year is another Secret Seven book by Enid Blyton. I am enjoying reading through this series, and am doing well with my Secret Seven Challenge – only 12 books to go! I enjoyed this story more than Secret Seven Adventure. I found this one had more charm and […]

The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson

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Addition: E-book Genre: Fiction Rating: 3 out of 5 Synopsis: It all starts on the one-hundredth birthday of Allan Karlsson. Sitting quietly in his room in an old people‚Äôs home, he is waiting for the party he-never-wanted-anyway to begin. The Mayor is going to be there. The press is going to be there. But, as […]

Cookbook For a New Europe by Richard Segal

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Addition: Paperback, review book Genre: Fiction, crime Rating: 1 out of 5 Synopsis: To serve society or humanity? It’s been fourteen years since the basketball-mad detective Fran Obrien captured the urban bomber Lavi, who has since moved to Spain and rehabilitated himself beyond recognition. Fran is fresh off a two-year sabbatical, during which he tended […]