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Rameau’s review archive: Mayojen testamentti (Domain, The Domain trilogy 01) by Steve Alten

Synopsis: For 32 years, archaeologist Julius Gabriel has investigated the Mayan calendar, a 2500-year-old enigma that predicts the end of humanity. Julius believes the sites of the ancients, placed all around the globe, represent ancient pieces of a puzzle linked … Continue reading

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Rameau’s review archive: Room by Emma Donoghue

Synopsis: It’s Jack’s birthday and he’s excited about turning five. Jack lives with his Ma in Room, which has a locked door and a skylight, and measures 11 feet by 11 feet. He loves watching TV but he knows that … Continue reading

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Rameau’s review archive: Tempted by the Highland Warrior (MacKinloch Clan 03) by Michelle Willingham

Synopsis: After years of brutal torture, Callum MacKinloch is finally free of his captors—but his voice is still held prisoner. He’d never let anyone hear him scream. Although Lady Marguerite de Montpierre’s chains may be invisible, they threaten to tie … Continue reading

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Rameau’s review archive: Paholaisen siivet (A Murder of Quality, George Smiley 02) by John le Carré

Synopsis: George Smiley was simply doing a favor for Miss Ailsa Brimley, and old friend and editor of a small newspaper. Miss Brimley had received a letter from a worried reader: “I’m not mad. And I know my husbad is … Continue reading

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Lumikko ja yhdeksän muuta (The Rabbit Back Literature Society) by Pasi Ilmari Jääskeläinen

Synopsis: A highly contagious book virus, a literary society and a Snow Queen-like disappearing author ‘She came to realise that under one reality there’s always another. And another one under that.’ Only very special people are chosen by children’s author … Continue reading

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Rameau’s review archive: Collared by Kari Gregg

Synopsis: Trans-Global IT director Connor Witt is a rare and prized anomaly: the aggression centers in his brain have been suppressed rather than stimulated by the mutated crops that so recently took over the world’s food supply. Bewildered by his … Continue reading

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Rameau’s review archive: Seikkailijatar (Whisper of Scandal, The Scandalous Women of the Ton 01) by Nicola Cornick

Synopsis: Lady Joanna Ware has no desire to wed again but that doesn’t stop the flurry of suitors knocking on her door. Desperate to thwart another proposal, Joanna brazenly kisses Arctic explorer Alex, Lord Grant. Unable to deny the blazing … 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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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: 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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