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by Vanessa
Fri March 29th, 2019, 2:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading March 2019?
Replies: 12
Views: 206

Re: What Are You Reading March 2019?

I’m now reading The Autobiography of Mrs Tom Thumb by Melanie Benjamin , a story based on the life and times of Lavinia ‘Vinnie’ Bump who was a very small person and had associations with PT Barnum and married another very small person known as ‘Tom Thumb’, aka Charles Stratton. I’m also reading via...
by Vanessa
Mon March 25th, 2019, 12:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ebook freebies and deals 2018 edition
Replies: 6
Views: 808

Re: Ebook freebies and deals 2018 edition

The Story Keeper by Anna Mazzola is 99p in the UK at the moment. I thought it was excellent. https://www.amazon.co.uk/Story-Keeper-Anna-Mazzola-ebook/dp/B072639GM7/ref=sr_1_fkmrnull_1?crid=3ANTV8W4W47JD&keywords=the+story+keeper+anna+mazzola&qid=1553516729&s=gateway&sprefix=The+story+kerper%2Caps%2C...
by Vanessa
Wed March 20th, 2019, 10:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading March 2019?
Replies: 12
Views: 206

Re: What Are You Reading March 2019?

I’m reading The Catherine Howard Conspiracy by Alexandra Walsh, a dual timeline thriller. What if Catherine Howard wasn’t executed? What if it was a conspiracy, a set up? Interesting idea!
by Vanessa
Sun March 17th, 2019, 2:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading March 2019?
Replies: 12
Views: 206

Re: What Are You Reading March 2019?

Now reading Crow’s Cottage by John Bowen , the sequel to Where the Dead Walk , a supernatural tale. I’m also listening to A Keeper by Graham Norton . Father Ted meets Misery. Father Ted is/was a British comedy series set in Ireland and Graham Norton starred in a couple of episodes. So when I’m liste...
by Vanessa
Wed March 13th, 2019, 10:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading March 2019?
Replies: 12
Views: 206

Re: What Are You Reading March 2019?

I’m halfway through Once Upon a River by Diane Setterfield and am really enjoying it. It’s set on the River Thames and has a fairytale like feel about it. It’s about a girl who is found drowned but suddenly comes alive again. The story ebbs and flows just like the river.
by Vanessa
Wed March 6th, 2019, 11:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading March 2019?
Replies: 12
Views: 206

Re: What Are You Reading March 2019?

Just finished two Regency romances/adventure stories by Valerie Holmes - Love, Honour & Obey (not sure about that title - it’s actually about spies and smuggling!) and For Richer For Poorer . Review books. I’m now reading Rosamund by Shani Struthers , a supernatural novella set at the beginning of t...
by Vanessa
Wed March 6th, 2019, 10:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ebook freebies and deals 2018 edition
Replies: 6
Views: 808

Re: Ebook freebies and deals 2018 edition

Penny Vincenzi’s Spoils of Time trilogy are 99p each until the end of March in the UK. They are excellent - set in a publishing house before, during and after WWI.
by Vanessa
Sat March 2nd, 2019, 10:51 am
Forum: Member Reading Logs - 2019
Topic: Vanessa’s 2019 Reads
Replies: 11
Views: 231

February

Here’s my list for February: The Sewing Machine by Natalie Fergie 5 [/i] This is a multiple timeline and a multi-generational type of story, beginning in 1911 in the Singer Sewing Machine factory in Clydebank. I thoroughly enjoyed this book and thought it was well researched. It’s a great story and ...
by Vanessa
Fri February 1st, 2019, 11:28 am
Forum: Member Reading Logs - 2019
Topic: Vanessa’s 2019 Reads
Replies: 11
Views: 231

Vanessa’s 2019 Reads

Here’s my list for January: Seven Days of Us by Francesca Hornak. 5 This is set during Christmas at the home of the Birch family. When the eldest daughter returns home from Liberia where she has been treating patients with a contagious disease, she has to go into quarantine for a week. Her family de...
by Vanessa
Tue January 8th, 2019, 11:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What are you reading January 2019?
Replies: 16
Views: 404

Re: What are you reading January 2019?

I’m about to start An Abiding Fire by M L Logue, a murder mystery set in Restoration England.

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