Monthly Archives: September 2015

Pomfret Towers

Alice Barton is shy, and when she is invited to a weekend party at Pomfret Towers, she is filled with dread and dismay! “Would people be in the green drawing-room where they had assembled last night, or in the yellow … Continue reading

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At the Water’s Edge

3.5 stars. Maddie is one of the privileged- upper- class- society with a rich father but a tarnished mother, and a very unhappy home life. Maddie is the only female in a circle of four college friends, and she has … Continue reading

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The Splendour Falls

The Splendour Falls by Susanna Kearsley 4 stars After finishing “The Winter Sea”, I decided to try another Susanna Kearlsey.  This time I went with “The Splendour Falls”. Emily Braden has a cousin Harry, who is a historian. He convinces … Continue reading

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The Winter Sea

Carrie McClleland is writing a book. “Saint-Germain (France),had been the French king’s gift of refuge to the Stewart kings of Scotland for the first years of their exile, where old King James and young King James by turns had held … Continue reading

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Rainy Saturdays are for Reading

“I doubt if I shall ever have time to read the book again — there are too many new ones coming out all the time which I want to read. Yet an old book has something for me which no … Continue reading

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Wolf Hall

Poor King Henry. His wife, Katherine of Aragon, has provided him with a daughter, Mary. Now that Katherine is too aged to provide the king with a son, how can he have a legitimate heir? Given my fascination lately with … Continue reading

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