Monthly Archives: December 2007

Books for 2007

January 2007 1. Knitting Rules by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee * 2. Yarn Harlot, the Secret Life of a Knitter by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee * 3. The Mango Season by Amulya Malladi 4. Footprints in the Sand D by Sarah Challis * 5. … Continue reading

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Siege by David Humphry

From the back cover – “Manchester 1976. The oldest living Victoria Cross holder and the last survivor of three friends who went to do their duty for Queen and country in the Boer War collapses at a remembrance Sunday service. … Continue reading

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The Xmas Factor by Annie Sanders

“The hilarious new novel from Annie Sanders about two very busy mothers and how their Christmases collide”….Bella Magazine Well, I would not describe the book as Hilarious. It was a lovely gentle story of four people whose lives become entwined…..Jacob … Continue reading

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Dead Angler by Victoria Houston

This is the first book in what looks to be a promising series. Paul Osbourne, or as he in known in Loon Lake, Doc, is starting to fish again. He is recommended to spend sometime with Lou who is excellent … Continue reading

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KIilling Cousins by Rett Macpherson

Torie’s mother marries Colin Brooke the town sherrif. Colin also owns the loval antique shop, and has purchased the contents of a local well known recluse and asks Torie to catalogue them while he is on his honeymoon. Meanwhile, Sylvia … Continue reading

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NSS Santa 2007

NSS Santa 2007Originally uploaded by AnglersRest Thanks to my Secret Santa who was SwanOfKennet I have been very spoilt. My parcel contained four books, three from mywish list – Italian Food by Elizabeth David Genealogy, a novel by Maud Casey … Continue reading

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Cane River by Lalita Tademy

This is the incrediable story of three generations of the author’s ancestry. Through their years as slaves, to their freedom. Their loves and dispair, grief and bewilderment. The novel does not portray the many horrors that slaves suffered at the … Continue reading

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Fragrant Harbour by John Lanchester

A compelling story of four people whose lives are entwined. Tom Stewart who in the early 1930s leaves the UK for Hong Kong, leaving behind his only family, a Grandmother & his brother and the public house they run. On … Continue reading

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Lord John and the Private Matter by Diana Gabaldon

This has finally made it to the top of Mountain TBR! A fascinating account of the military and sexual underworld of London during 18th Century, and with focus on Lord John from the Outlander Series, who sets about trying to … Continue reading

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Slippey when wet by Martin Goodman

I wasn’t sure just what to make of this book, but nonetheless, it was a compelling read. The story of Maggie who is eccentric to say the least, who, upon hearing that her husband has died in another woman’s bed … Continue reading

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