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Lyn Reviews Miranda James’ Digging Up the Dirt

Digging Up the Dirt by Miranda James My rating: 4 of 5 stars One more interesting spin-off from Miranda James’ Cat in the Stacks series set in small college town, Athena, Mississippi. The DuCote sisters, the doyens of Athena, once … Continue reading

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Lyn Reviews Miranda James’ Cat Me if You Can

Cat Me If You Can by Miranda James My rating: 4 of 5 stars Another mystery with Diesel, the Maine Coon, and Charlie Harris, the Mississippi archivist. This time we leave the familiar Mississippi town and the Athena college campus … Continue reading

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Lyn Reviews Lori Oestreich’s Darling, All My Love

Darling, All My Love by Lori Oestreich My rating: 4 of 5 stars A lovely debut novel by Lori Oestreich. I know Lori but this is my honest review of her book. In this 1930’s historical, she takes on the … Continue reading

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Lyn Reviews Vanetta Chapman’s Dead Wrong

Dead Wrong by Vannetta Chapman My rating: 4 of 5 stars Dead wrong by Vanetta Chapman is a delightful murder mystery. Her characters are likable and realistic. The beautiful Texas Hill country is a wonderful setting and I loved the … Continue reading

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Lyn Reviews Helen C Johannes’ Children’s Book

Frederick Fly-Catcher by Helen C. Johannes My rating: 5 of 5 stars If you’re looking for a whimsical fantasy to give that special child for the holiday-this book is for you! In disclosure, I am a friend of the author, … Continue reading

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Lyn Reviews Charlotte MacLeod’s The Plain Old Man

The Plain Old Man by Charlotte MacLeod My rating: 4 of 5 stars At first I was overwhelmed by the many characters who were at Sarah’s Aunt Emma’s house to take part in the play. But then I realized it … Continue reading

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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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