Monthly Archives: October 2013

Prayers for Sale

“The two of them walked the rest of the way in silence.  At the place of parting, Hennie put her hand on Dick’s arm.  “I don’t want you to be in discomfit, Mr. Spindle.  Women here are as tough as … Continue reading

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Keeping the Castle – A Guest Review

Keeping the Castle, by Patrice Kindl Althea is terribly poor. That’s not good, because expenses are high; she lives in a rundown castle she’s trying to patch together for her four-year-old brother’s inheritance. If she can’t keep it from tumbling … Continue reading

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A Tommy and Tuppence Mystery

“By the Pricking of My Thumbs” is a fast read, and a fun one! Tommy and Tuppence have an elderly aunt who is quite feisty and for some reason, doesn’t like Tuppence.  Tuppence takes it all in stride and goes along … Continue reading

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A New Mystery

Murder In Thrall by Anne Cleeland My rating: 4 of 5 stars I think that Anne Cleeland has discovered a new genre: mystery/romance. I had a hard time, once I was past the first couple of chapters, putting this one … Continue reading

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Fall Days

“I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.”                                                         … Continue reading

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One Glorious Ambition

One Glorious Ambition: The Compassionate Crusade of Dorothea Dix by Jane Kirkpatrick My rating: 4 of 5 stars Jane Kirkpatrick never fails to deliver. I have read several of the historical fiction novels Jane has written and enjoyed every one … Continue reading

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Happy Autumn

“Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns.”                                                                                                                  ― George Eliot “Her pleasure in the walk must arise from the exercise and … Continue reading

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