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A Traitor in Whitehall

Book Review A Traitor in Whitehall by Julia KellyHistorical Fiction / Mystery From Winston Churchill’s underground bunker comes a brand new amateur detective — in the form of one of his tenacious secretaries, Evelyne Redfern. Reader’s Thoughts: At the beginning of WWII, Winston Churchill moved his command center to a group of basement offices in …

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The Poisoner’s Ring

Book Review The Poisoner’s Ring by Kelley ArmstrongTime Travel / Mystery / Historical Fiction In this stellar follow-up to Armstrong’s A Rip Through Time, we’re once again back in Victorian Scotland with Mallory Atkinson — a modern-day homicide detective who has found herself trapped in the body of a 19th-century housemaid. With a core few …

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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 …

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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. …

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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 …

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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 …

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