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Book Review: The Ruby in the Smoke by Philip Pullman

The Ruby in the Smoke by Philip Pullman My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is the first Sally Lockhart story that I have read, and it probably won’t be the last. In the beginning, it was difficult for me … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Tall Man by Phoebe Locke

The Tall Man by Phoebe Locke My rating: 3 of 5 stars Based upon a true story, this account of what happened when three schoolgirls were psychologically manipulated into committing the most horrendous and chilling crime, is quite gripping. Investigative … Continue reading

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RIP Doris Day

How I “starred” alongside Doris Day in a Hitchcock movie… OK. I am stretching the truth to the limits here, but I was actually IN the film, The Man Who Knew Too Much, alongside James Stewart and Doris Day Read … Continue reading

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Book Review: Deception by Elizabeth Ducie

Counterfeit! by Elizabeth Ducie My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is a well-crafted and very believable tale of deceit and intrigue. The pace is good and is maintained throughout. I love the characters, who continue to reveal hidden secrets … 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: Wrong Time, Wrong Place by Simon Kernick

Wrong Time, Wrong Place by Simon Kernick My rating: 4 of 5 stars Pacey, tense, horrific and unpredictable The pace is fast. The tension is tense. The violence is horrific. From the moment that a dysfunctional quartet of hikers in … Continue reading

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