Monthly Archives: November 2011

Review: India Black and the Widow of Windsor (Madam of Espionage 02) by Carol K.Carr

Synopsis: When Queen Victoria attends a rigged psychic séance, the spirit of her departed husband, Prince Albert, insists that, contrary to her habitual routine, she should spend Christmas at their Scottish home in Balmoral. It seems the old Vicky simply … Continue reading

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Review: Life of Pi by Yann Martel

Cover of Life of Pi Book info:Form: e-book, mobi formatGenre: philosophical fiction, adventure, survival, contemporary fictionTarget audience: YA and adults as well Synopsis (from Amazon.com): The son of an Indian zookeeper, Pi Patel (a shortening from Piscine Molitor, you must … Continue reading

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Friday Flash Fiction

Amy C at Romance Book Wyrm and Dottie atTink’s Place have come up with the idea for a Monday Morning Flash Fiction challenge. Each Monday a new picture prompt will be posted and if you choose to participate – you publish your Fiction Flash  on … Continue reading

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Review: Prince of Thorns (The Broken Empire 01) by Mark Lawrence

Book info: Format: e-book, mobi Genre: dark fantasy Target audience: adults Summary (mostly from Amazon.com): A young prince like no other but hardly a Prince Charming. When he was nine, he watched his mother and brother brutally killed before him. … Continue reading

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Friday Flash Fiction

Amy C at Romance Book Wyrm and Dottie atTink’s Place have come up with the idea for a Monday Morning Flash Fiction challenge. Each Monday a new picture prompt will be posted and if you choose to participate – you publish your Fiction Flash  on … Continue reading

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Review: India Black (Madam of Espionage 01) by Carol K.Carr

Book info:Book form: e-publication, mobi format Publisher: Berkley Trade; Original edition (January 4, 2011) Language: English Target audience: adults Genre: historical fiction, adventure Synopsis (almost from Goodreads): Sir Archibald Latham of the War Office dies from a heart attack while … Continue reading

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Mini review: Asenath by Anna Patricio

This book was provided by the author’s publisher via my lady Blodeuedd’s excellent blog in return for an honest review. Just in case – I haven’t been compensated for writing the said review in any way and the fact that the book … Continue reading

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Review: Dark is the Night (Dark Justice) by Brindle Chase

Genre: Paranormal erotic romance Pages: Ebook, 173 Published: June 2011 Synopsis (most of it from Goodreads but I tried to be creative): Katherine Wells is Cleveland’s top homicide detective. She’s hot on the trail of the so-called ‘Antoinette killer’, a … Continue reading

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Friday Flash Fiction

Amy C at Romance Book Wyrm and Dottie atTink’s Place have come up with the idea for a Monday Morning Flash Fiction challenge. Each Monday a new picture prompt will be posted and if you choose to participate – you publish your Fiction Flash  on … Continue reading

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Review: Drink Deep (Chicagoland Vampires 05) by Chloe Neill

Book info:Format: e-book, Kindle editionGenre: urban fantasy (I would add PNR but I am not sure)Target audience: those unfortunate creatures who have read previous parts and got addictes e.g. me (adults)Synopsis:Drink Deep catches up two months after Hard Bitten ends. … Continue reading

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