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The Bodyguard

Book Review The Bodyguard by Katherine Center Hannah Brooks looks more like a kindergarten teacher than somebody who could kill you with a wine bottle opener. Or a ballpoint pen. Or a dinner napkin. But she’s an Executive Protection Agent (aka “bodyguard”). Hired to protect superstar actor Jack Stapleton from his middle-aged, corgi-breeding stalker, she may be in for more …

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The Tsarina’s Daughter

Book Review The Tsarina’s Daughter by Ellen Alpsten If there’s one thing The Tsarina’s Daughter emphasizes, it’s that it’s not easy being in line for a throne!

After the Romanovs

Book Review After the Romanovs by Helen Rappaport As a teen, I remember being enamored with a fictional series set in prerevolutionary Russia. This was my first introduction to the Romanov time period and that fascination continued over the years. However, I’d never read much about the plight of the exiles after the Russian revolution. And that’s what drew me …

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Heiresses: The Lives of the Million Dollar Babies

Book Review Heiresses: The Lives of the Million Dollar Babiesby Laura Thompson Throughout history, the lives of the rich and wealthy have provided much fodder for research and novels. Heiresses: The Lives of the Million Dollar Babies explores the lives of countless heiresses — both their “fortunes” and misfortunes. And what stories and lives have been lived within these pages!

Dark Roads

Book Review Dark Roads by Chevy Stevens (From the publisher) For decades, people have been warned about the Cold Creek Highway. Hitchhikers have vanished along it over the years, and women have been known to have their cars break down… and never be seen again. When Hailey McBride decides to run away from an unbearable living situation, she thinks that …

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The Guilt Trip

Book Review The Guilt Trip by Sandie Jones About The Guilt Trip Six friends.Rachel and Noah have been friends since they met at university. While they once thought that they might be something more, now, twenty years later, they are each happily married to other people, Jack and Paige respectively. Jack’s brother Will is getting married, to the dazzling, impulsive …

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