Author Archives: Theresa

About Theresa

I live in an old farmhouse in upstate New York (no, *not* the big city!) in the country with my family, two dogs, two calves, and two horses. I love to cross stitch, quilt, read, and look at needlework blogs :) and I love coffee *and* tea!

Thrice the Brinded Cat Hath Mewed

So far, so good. Every Flavia de Luce mystery I have read so far has kept my interest, entertained and amused me, and provided me with hours of reading enjoyment. Flavia is just as resilient and creative as ever. Still … Continue reading

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Waves of Mercy

Anna Nicholson is recovering from a broken engagement. Her ex-fiance William has put his foot down. It simply is not acceptable for Anna to continue seeking out her religious questions and attend the unpretentious church in Chicago that has seemed … Continue reading

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The Headmistress

Mrs. Belton is worried. And she has a lot to worry about. With three children serving in England’s wartime forces, plus a move from their country estate to the village (due to financial strictures), Mrs. Belton has a lot of … Continue reading

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The Glass-Blowers

“The Glass-Blowers” tells the story of a middle-class family in France just before and during the French revolution. Sophie Busson is the daughter of a master glassmaker and his wife, with three brothers and one sister. Her mother is formidable, … Continue reading

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Nine Coaches Waiting

Linda Martin’s life changed dramatically when she lost her parents at a young age and landed in an orphanage in England. Her English father and mostly-French mother had taught her well; she spoke both languages fluently and supported herself taking … Continue reading

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Silver Darlings

Finn is so excited. He is on his first voyage out with a crew of older seasoned fishermen. “The boat was open from stem to stern, without shelter or Berth, but when they had eaten, they did what they could … Continue reading

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The Cartographer of No Man’s Land

Angus MacGrath is an artist and coastal trader from Nova Scotia. “…sailing the Lauralee fed something deep, made him feel part of the grand sweep’’ – not of history, but of the sun’s first rays breaking over the curve of … Continue reading

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