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Lyn Reviews Charlotte MacLeod’s The Convivial Codfish

The Convivial Codfish by Charlotte MacLeod My rating: 4 of 5 stars YES, I READ ANOTHER CHARLOTTE MACLEOD MYSTERY! And what a title, THE CONVIVIAL CODFISH!!!–a colorful, unique mystery featuring the savvy couple Sarah Kelling and her new husband, the … Continue reading

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Lyn Reviews Charlotte MacLeod’s The Withdrawing Room

The Withdrawing Room by Charlotte MacLeod My rating: 4 of 5 stars The late Charlotte MacLeod has become one of my new favorite authors. I’m so happy her family (i think) has made her wonderful mysteries available. Written around 50 … Continue reading

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Lyn Reviews Charlotte MacLeod’s Something the Cat Dragged In

Something the Cat Dragged In by Charlotte MacLeod My rating: 5 of 5 stars I love Professor Shandy and the Balaclava Agricultural College characters. Ottermole, President Svenson, Harry Goulson and so many more. This story begins with, of course, Edmund, … Continue reading

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Lyn Reviews Hannah Schrock’s The Amish Cradle in Honor of Mother’s Day

The Amish Cradle by Hannah Schrock My rating: 4 of 5 stars I’m not a big fan of Amish fiction but I do occasionally sample one that’s a bit different. The style of this story reminded me of a storyteller … Continue reading

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Lyn Reviews Martin Davies’ Mrs. Hudson and the Lazarus Testament

Mrs Hudson and the Lazarus Testament by Martin Davies My rating: 5 of 5 stars WELL WRITTEN and with the authentic voice of a Sherlock Holmes mystery. (Not the original which I have read but with the flavor of all … Continue reading

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Lyn Reviews Pat Simmons’ Lean On Me

Lean on Me by Pat Simmons My rating: 5 of 5 stars “Romantic, romantic, romantic–the chemistry between Tabitha and Marcus was real. Loved it. Also loved Aunt Tweet–the lovable woman whose memories are slipping away but whose imagination keeps spinning. … Continue reading

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Lyn Reviews Charlotte MacLeod’s Rest You Merry

Rest You Merry by Charlotte MacLeod My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is the first Peter Shandy book I’ve read. WHAT A HOOT! I loved this book and so did my dh. I bought it because it said that … Continue reading

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Lyn Reviews Samantha Price’s Amish Scarecrow Murders

Amish Scarecrow Murders: Cozy Mystery by Samantha Price My rating: 4 of 5 stars This was my first Smantha Price book. I bought it because the title intrigued me. I liked the characters and the story line kept me interested. … Continue reading

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Lyn Reviews Rhys Bowen’s Her Royal Spyness

Her Royal Spyness by Rhys Bowen My rating: 4 of 5 stars Another great book by Rhys Bowen. I love Lady Georgiana Rannoch. Life has dealt her many blows-her parents divorce, her father ignring his children and land and then … Continue reading

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Lyn Reviews Miranda James’ Arsenic and Old Bones

Arsenic and Old Books by Miranda James As usual I enjoyed Miranda James’ mystery with Charlie Harris and Diesel; this was truly a knotted mystery with many strings tied up in confusing patterns. Also as usual I enjoyed the setting … Continue reading

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