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Anna dressed in blood

Posted January 3, 2018

Dark, gruesome and well-plotted, this is an excellent ghost story. Don’t let the whiff of romance put you off, the boy-meets-girl involves Cas, a ghost hunter (the boy) and Anna, a ghost who kills anyone who dares to enter her Victorian house (…

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I Remember You

Posted November 28, 2017

Three friends renovating an old house on a remote island soon find that they are not alone. Meanwhile, the police are investigating the seemingly random suicide of an elderly woman and the malevolent destruction of a school, the only clue the word &l…

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My Name is Lucy Barton

Posted July 28, 2017

Lucy Barton is recovering slowly from what should have been a simple operation. Her mother, to whom she hasn’t spoken for many years, comes to see her. Just below the surface of the gentle gossip about people from Lucy’s childhood lie the…

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Elizabeth I

Posted June 28, 2017

This first-person historical novel follows the last 30 years of Elizabeth’s reign and her relationship with her cousin, Lettice Knollys, Elizabeth’s rival for the love of Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester. The author brings to life Shakesp…

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The uncommon reader

Posted June 2, 2017

A charming story about how books can change one’s life.  When her corgis stray into a mobile library parked near Buckingham Palace, the Queen feels duty-bound to borrow a book. Her new found passion leads to new ideas, which initially alar…

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Alexander HamiltonPosted February 28, 2017
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