Monthly Archives: May 2016

The Curse of the Bridal Chamber by Hunter Murphy

Rolltop Publishing Sept 15 2016 Synopsis The indomitable senior sleuth Imogene and her outrageously endearing Alabama family find themselves in hot water while on a family vacation at a mermaid convention in sunny Florida. When Imogene and her brood, including … Continue reading

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The Amazing Maurice and his educated rodents by Terry Pratchett

Synopsis Every town on Discworld knows the stories about rats and pipers, and Maurice – a streetwise tomcat – leads a band of educated ratty friends (and a stupid kid) on a nice little earner. Piper plus rats equals lots … Continue reading

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The Girl in Between – by Laekan Zea Kemp

Synopsis Bryn Reyes is a real life sleeping beauty. Afflicted with Klein-Levin Syndrome, she suffers episodes of prolonged sleep that steal weeks, and sometimes even months, from her life. But unlike most KLS patients, she doesn’t spend each episode in … Continue reading

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Valentino: The Unforgotten by Roger C Peterson and Tracy Terhune

Synopsis In 1927 Roger C. Peterson obtained the position of custodian in the Cathedral Mausoleum, where silent star Rudolph Valentino lay buried. He soon realized he was witnessing something never seen before in Hollywood, and began to keep a diary … Continue reading

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To cull or not to Cull?

This is a hard question, I don’t like getting rid of books but, when we moved into our house a few years ago I culled several hundred books from my collection, the majority of the were mass market paperbacks, and … Continue reading

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The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

Synopsis EVERY DAY THE SAME Rachel takes the same commuter train every morning and night. Every day she rattles down the track, flashes past a stretch of cosy suburban homes, and stops at the signal that allows her to daily … Continue reading

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Affairs Valentino by Evelyn C Zumaya

And the Companion Guide to Affairs Valentino. Published by PVG Publishing Synopsis On August 23rd, 1926 silent film star Rudolph Valentino died unexpectedly at thirty one years of age. His sudden death caused mass hysteria among his throngs of fans. … Continue reading

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The Wrong Kind of Clouds by Amanda Fleet

Synopsis Patrick Forrester is in trouble. Deep trouble. Someone wants him dead. In fact, lots of people want him dead, but one of them has taken him hostage. As he’s being bundled away, he manages to call his ex-lover, Summer … Continue reading

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When Girlfriends Chase Dreams by Savannah Page

Synopsis Claire Linley is finally a bride! After nearly ten years with her college freshman sweetheart, Claire is going to become Mrs. Conner Whitley. She’s got her bridal magazines, is the biggest Martha Stewart fan, and subscribes to all the … Continue reading

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Weird things Customers say in Bookshops by Jen Campbell…

And more weird things customers say in bookshops. Published by Constable and Robinson Synopsis This Sunday Times Bestseller is a miscellany of hilarious and peculiar bookshop moments: ‘Can books conduct electricity?’ ‘My children are just climbing your bookshelves: that’s ok… … Continue reading

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