Monthly Archives: July 2009

>Antonia Fraser, Oxford Blood (1985)

> [Denne krimiserie er ikke oversat til dansk] Read on my last holiday in Scotland, hence the very short ´review´. This book is the fifth in the British Jemima Shore series. The famous TV investigator, Jemima Shore, gets involved in … Continue reading

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>BIP. Blog Post Bingo # 13

>I have not participated in Kim´s Blog Improvement Project for some time as it has not been convenient for me, but I have been looking forward to this second round of bingo. As I was away on holiday the first … Continue reading

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>Writing fiction

>Do you remember Emma, a very young damsel in distress? Would you like to hear what happened after this scene?

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>DJ´s Bait in the Box # 25

> [This delicious box belongs to Jane, Possum Scriptum.] This non-European thriller is an older volume from a rather long series. “With his mittens on, he stood up, testing the snow. The latest fall was soft, but the bitter cold … Continue reading

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>Mary Stewart, Wildfire at Midnight (1956)

>Mary Stewart was born in England, but lived in Scotland for many years. This novel, a stand-alone which is her second, takes place on the isle of Skye (which explains why I selected this one among the many novels written … Continue reading

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>Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed…

>One of the ´consequences´ of having a book blog seems to be that you begin to try more new authors. Here is a list of authors I have read so far in 2009 because other bloggers reviewed them or recommended … Continue reading

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>Cozy Mystery Challenge 2009

> “Will you stop licking me, mom. Somebody is watching!” I hope you can see I have done my best to cover a wide variety of cozies with regard to authors, time and place. Kris, thank you for hosting this … Continue reading

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>Louise Penny, The Cruellest Month (2007)

>[Denne roman er ikke oversat til dansk] This novel is the third in the Armand Gamache series which takes place in Quebec, Canada. The review is the last of six for my cozy mystery challenge. A quotation from the first … Continue reading

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>Short Saturday

>As I am having a short Saturday (going off to a celebration tonight), I have decided to spend my day washing & writing, instead of blogging. No problem, as I am sure many of my readers are going to enjoy … Continue reading

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>Heard about Harry Potter?

>If you have read J.K. Rowling´s Harry Potter books, you probably also know that she wrote large parts of the series sitting around in local cafés. Here is one of them, The Elephant House in Edinburgh. Did we have lunch … Continue reading

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