Monthly Archives: December 2010

>Christmas Toffee (part 1)

>Two weeks ago I promised you a Christmas story. Now the first part is ready, and if I want to finish it before you are sweating over your turkeys, I´d better bring it immediately. When and where will it end? … Continue reading

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>Total Eclipse (part two)

> See the first part of this review.  I enjoyed Liz Rigbey´s debut very much, and though I´ll give the surprising ending a tiny minus because it could have been more credible, I recommend it strongly. @font-face { font-family: “Cambria”;}@font-face … Continue reading

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>Liz Rigbey, Total Eclipse (1995)

> This crime novel is a debut. Liz (Elizabeth) Rigbey grew up in America but lives in Britain today. The astronomer Lomax sees the new assistant, the pretty and fragile Julia Fox, and is infatuated by her immediately. She applied … Continue reading

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>Thy´s Day # 36

> More Christmas in the vicarage for you.

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>DJ´s Bait in the Box # 83

> If you have read this one, you´ll have had plenty of time to forget it – but perhaps this quotation will jog your memory? “It was spring when Julia arrived at the observatory. Conditions were perfect. Night skies were … Continue reading

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>November´s Haul

> Just practising uploading pictures on my new macbook. And now that I have succeeded, I should perhaps tell you that these eleven books are my November haul.  4244 intriguing pages,  and thanks to two sales that overlapped, I got … Continue reading

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>Karen Campbell, The Twilight Time (2008)

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>That Queer Queery

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>Edgar Allan Poe, The Fall of the House of Usher, 1839

>I have never read this famous old story before, but as I like other Poe stories, e.g. The Tell-tale Heart, I tried to download a free version to my Kindle. The story is not crime, but a gothic mystery. It … Continue reading

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>Thy´s Day # 35

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