Monthly Archives: April 2015

Review: The Shape-Changer’s Wife by Sharon Shinn

Synopsis (from Goodreads): Aubrey was a gifted student of the fine art of wizardry. The more knowledge he acquired, the more he wanted to learn. When his former master found out he couldn’t teach him anything new he sent Aubrey … Continue reading

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Review: The Imitation Game directed by Morten Tyldum (2014)

Synopsis: Based on the real life story of legendary cryptanalyst Alan Turing, the film portrays the nail-biting race against time to break the code of Enigma. It starts in the winter of 1952, when British authorities enter the home of … Continue reading

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Review: Murder Mystery and Dating Mayhem by D. E. Haggerty

I got a complimentary copy of this one from the author in exchange for an honest review – thank you! That fact didn’t influence my opinion in any way. Synopsis: Izzy Archer, a widow, has just turned forty. Her gay … Continue reading

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Review: Think of England by K.J. Charles

Synopsis (from Goodreads): Lie back and think of England… England, 1904. Two years ago, Captain Archie Curtis lost his friends, three fingers, and future to a terrible military accident in Africa. Was it only an accident, though? Alone, purposeless and … Continue reading

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Review: The Litter by Kevin R. Doyle

I was sent a complimentary copy of this novel by the author in exchange for an honest review. That fact of course didn’t influence my opinion  at all. Synopsis: In the Zone, one of worst districts of an unspecified American … Continue reading

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An announcement – Rameau is leaving this blog

My dear Rameau has had enough of me and decided to quit this blog. She suffered me long enough I suppose and I have no intention to keep her against her will. As if I could. In fact she deserves … Continue reading

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Fair Game (All’s Fair 01) by Josh Lanyon

Synopsis: A crippling knee injury forced Elliot Mills to trade in his FBI badge for dusty chalkboards and bored college students. Now a history professor at Puget Sound university, the former agent has put his old life behind him—but it … Continue reading

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Review: The Old Axolotl: Hardware Dreams (Starość Aksolotla) by Jacek Dukaj

Synopsis: Imagine a world after a sudden cosmic catastrophe which has sterilized the Earth of all living things. Only a small number of humans have managed to copy digitalized versions of their minds onto hardware. Now those lucky (?) few … Continue reading

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Rameau’s review archive: A Lady’s Revenge (Nexus 01) by Tracey Devlyn

Synopsis: British agent Cora deBeau has spent the last three years seducing secrets from the most hardened of French spies while searching for her parents’ killer. When her latest assignment goes awry, she suffers at the hands of her French … Continue reading

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Isabella by Loretta Chase

Synopsis: At the spinster age of 26, the independent, wealthy and imminently sensible Isabella Latham had forgotten about marriage hopes long ago. Ever aware of duty, Isabella accompanies her two young cousins to oversee their debut in London…only to find … Continue reading

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