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Film Review: Downton Abbey

Downton Abbey is a very enjoyable, comfortable ride in movieland. Although the scenery, costumes, sets and acting are all superb, of the highest quality, this film is not a classic period drama. I would classify it as a period comedy. … Continue reading

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Book review: Stench of Death by Colin Ward

Stench of Death – a Short Story by Colin Ward My rating: 4 of 5 stars I really enjoyed this story, especially for the mix of characters and their funny little quirks. Early on, a sex worker disappears and one … Continue reading

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Book Review: No Tomorrow (Killing Eve #2) by Luke Jennings

No Tomorrow by Luke Jennings My rating: 5 of 5 stars Despite having a gigantic TBR mountain, I by-passed them all and started reading No Tomorrow as soon as I had finished reading Codename Villanelle. The story continued at the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Codename Villanelle (Killing Eve #1) by Luke Jennings

Codename Villanelle by Luke Jennings My rating: 5 of 5 stars It has been a long time since I gave any book a five star rating, but this one truly deserves it. The ending left me breathless and hungry for … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Failsafe Query by Michael Jenkins

The Failsafe Query by Michael Jenkins My rating: 3 of 5 stars I really enjoyed this story. The political and international background is authentic. The characters are interesting and I particularly liked Natasha. The book could have done with a … Continue reading

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Review: Strangers on the 16:02

Strangers on the 16:02 by Priya Basil My rating: 4 of 5 stars It happens every day in London The characters in this book develop quite well for such a short story, and they all have their different dilemmas. I … Continue reading

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Lance’s Coach Tour #6

The voting is over and my passengers are boarding for the sixth grand coach tour. Welcome aboard! The front two seats are quickly occupied by Sheila and Colleen, who are all ready singing  even before the expected arrival of Howard, who … Continue reading

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British Stereotypes

My mother was from Sutherland in the far north of Scotland. My father is from South Yorkshire. BUT….. I deny that I am either a Wildling or that I am Fighty! If you want to argue about that, you can meet … Continue reading

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