Monthly Archives: January 2014

Susanna Kearsley & Friends Tour

I received notification about Susanna Kearsley’s upcoming tour from my hometown amazing publisher Source Books. It was exciting as I am in the midst of reading Kearsley’s latest release THE SPLENDOUR FALLS which is marvelous. The caption for the tour … Continue reading

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A New Poe Among Us

When I selected BELLMAN & BLACK for a listen from Simon Audio read by Jack Davenport, I was definitely not anticipating the story I got. It was impossible for me not to compare Diane Setterfield to Edgar Allen Poe the … Continue reading

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The Woman Behind Napoleon

Before BECOMING JOSEPHINE by Heather Webb from Plume Books I never though I had any interest in the woman who partnered with the arrogant and eccentric Napoleon  but how wrong I was. This novel although mostly based in on historical … Continue reading

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