Monthly Archives: January 2015

Review: Man Hunt (Man Hunt 01) by K. Edwin Fritz

Synopsis: In the North Pacific Ocean there is a private island that has been forgotten by mankind. Living there are men who have committed all manner of crimes against women –rapists, child abusers, wife batterers, drunkards, notorious womanizers and your … Continue reading

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Review: The Psychic and the Sleuth by Bonnie Dee & Summer Devon

Synopsis: Inspector Robert Court should have felt a sense of justice when a rag-and-bones man went to the gallows for murdering his cousin. Oliver Marsh plays the confidence game of spiritualism, though his flashes of insight often offer his clients some … Continue reading

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Movie review: Frances Ha by Noah Baumbach (2012)

Synopsis : 27-year-old Frances Handley (Greta Gerwig), five years out of Vassar, is trying to define her identity, to progress in her chosen vocation as a modern dancer and attain the adulthood society expects of her. None of these tasks is … Continue reading

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Rameau’s review archive: Forbidden Fate (Isle of Feralon 02) by Kristin Miller

Synopsis: Sasha, a love-thirsty werewolf and rightful heir to the Were throne, is ready to take control over her pack. But when her first love, dragon shifter Damon Frost, lands on her doorstep, demanding their races negotiate ownership over Feralon’s … Continue reading

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Reviewing a classic: Memoirs of Harriette Wilson by Harriette Wilson

I am not going to include any synopsis here because it doesn’t make sense. How to summarize memoirs? One of the most famous ladies of ill repute of the Regency London (the beginning of the 19th century) tells you about some … Continue reading

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Mini review: Pigeon Blood by B.A. Braxton

I received a complimentary copy of this novel from the author in exchange for an honest review . That fact didn’t influence my opinion at all. Synopsis: Blair Vaughn is an alcoholic dentist, currently down on his luck – unemployed … Continue reading

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Rameau’s review archive: New Finnish Grammar by Diego Marani

Synopsis: One night at Trieste in September 1943 a seriously wounded soldier is found on the quay. The doctor, of a newly arrived German hospital ship, Pietri Friari gives the unconscious soldier medical assistance. His new patient has no documents … Continue reading

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Review: Dark Aemilia by Sally O’Reilly

I read this one courtesy of Carole Rae, a lovely girl and one awesome blogger. I had won it in a draw organized simultaneously on Carole’s and  Bloddeued’s blogs; mind you the giveaway was supposed to be international, otherwise I … Continue reading

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Review: Foxglove Summer by Ben Aaronovitch (Peter Grant 05)

Synopsis: Ben Aaronovitch takes Peter Grant out of whatever comfort zone he might have found and takes him out of London – to a small village in Herefordshire where the local police are reluctant to admit that there might be … Continue reading

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Review: Shadow Zone (Schattenreich 04) by Sharon Kae Reamer

I got a complimentary copy of this novel from the author in exchange for an honest review- thank you very much! That fact didn’t influence my opinion in any way. Synopsis: Caitlin von der Lahn is engaged to her cousin, … Continue reading

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