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The Lives of Edie Pritchard

The Lives of Edie Pritchard by Larry Watson My rating: 4 of 5 stars Everyone in this book is an ordinary person, people you can recognize and relate to easily. The first part takes place in the world of the … Continue reading

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Stillhouse Lake by Rachel Caine

Stillhouse Lake by Rachel Caine My rating: 5 of 5 stars Psychological suspense plus fast-paced action make this a quick and compulsive read. Gina Royal thinks she has a happy marriage and a normal life until she comes home from … Continue reading

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One for the Blackbird, One for the Crow

One for the Blackbird, One for the Crow by Olivia Hawker My rating: 5 of 5 stars Five stars – that means “it was amazing” on Goodreads. I have given out a lot of of 5 star reviews, so when … Continue reading

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August March

The Astonishing Life of August March by Aaron Jackson My rating: 5 of 5 stars A fun romp of a novel! I fell in love with the author’s voice before I finished the first marvelous tongue-in-cheek chapter. A starlet gives … Continue reading

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Thunder Beneath My Feet

Thunder Beneath My Feet by Carolyn Mulford My rating: 5 of 5 stars I picked up Thunder Beneath My Feet because Carolyn Mulford is a “local” writer, who lives in Columbia, Missouri. She’s a neighbor, almost, since Columbia is only … Continue reading

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Twenty-Four Days – a thriller by J Murray

One of the best things about being a writer is meeting other writers who generously share information, ideas, and inspiration.  Jacqui Murray is a writer I met through the A-Z Blogging Challenge in April. In Murray’s  latest thriller, U.S. and … Continue reading

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All the Missing Girls by Megan Miranda

All the Missing Girls by Megan Miranda My rating: 5 of 5 stars Different! A page-turning psychological thriller with so many twists you can’t look up for a moment, and, at the same time, an in depth look at love, … Continue reading

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An Instant Classic

News of the World: A Novel by Paulette Jiles My rating: 5 of 5 stars News of the World is a rare find, a novel I need to own, because I know I’ll want to read it again. And again. … Continue reading

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The Necessary Murder of Nonie Blake

The Necessary Murder of Nonie Blake by Terry Shames My rating: 5 of 5 stars Samuel Craddock is an older man, a widower, who is chief of police in a small Texas town. A young woman, Nonie Blake, is found … Continue reading

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The Husband’s Secret

The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty My rating: 5 of 5 stars The Husband’s Secret. With a title like that, you’re trying to guess the secret from the very first page. Is he having an affair? Is he gay? Transgender? … Continue reading

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