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Just Finished Reading: Seattle on Ice

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Seattle on IceSeattle on Ice by Mike Attebery

My rating: 4 of 5 stars


It's snowing in Seattle, there's corruption at every turn & Ransom needs a good meal. This was a fun read for a weekend. A cop trying to keep witnesses safe for a big trial the next day is difficult enough but our cop, Ransom is having to do so in a snow storm of epic proportions not knowing who he can trust & on a very tense run. The action...

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Just Finished Reading: The Second Duchess

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The Second DuchessThe Second Duchess by Elizabeth Loupas

My rating: 5 of 5 stars


I loved this! From beginning to end I was caught up in the mystery & suspense. I wasn't sure Barbara would survive it all & I long wanted to give Alfonso a good thrashing in kind. I laughed at the tone & tellings immobili Lucrezia &some of the others in court at Ferrara.The characters of Barbara, Alfonso & Lucrezia all evolve in a...

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Just Finished Reading: The Rook: A Novel

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The RookThe Rook by Daniel O'Malley

My rating: 4 of 5 stars


This was such a fun & clever read! I'm not really a supernatural or superheroes person (I like aliens, vampires & wearwolves but I've never seen or read X-Men & the like) but this novel was so amazing I may be a convert.

The opening of the story has our heroine, Myfanwy Thomas, having just survives a rather harrowing ordeal & awaking drenched in...

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