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This blog was developed to give me a space to give you recommendations of books that I’ve read and loved.  Hope you enjoy them as much as I!

Missing, Presumed by Susie Steiner

Meet Detective Manon – who is witty and a personal mess. She is senior investigative officer in the disappearance of Edith Hind – beautiful, young, wealthy – in short, all the things that Manon is not. Great, fast paced and intriguing who dunnit that will have you guessing (and chuckling) to the end!

Our Little Secret by Roz Nay

Angela is being held by Police Detective Novak for questioning in the disappearance of Saskia – the wife of the man she has always loved. As a teenager Angela and HP were desperately in love. Why would HP leave her for Saskia? Detective Novak has an idea of what happened to the young wife and [...]

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the Lost Ones by Sheena Kamal

Nora is a very messed up young woman who works with private investigators (I use the term loosely) and who has survived living on the streets. She is approached by a couple who enlist her help in looking for their daughter, Bonnie, a runaway. The thing is, Nora is Bonnie’s birth mother so the stakes [...]

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The Almost Sisters by Joshilyn Jackson

I’m a little biased here because I love everything that Jackson writes! Despite that bias this is a great read! Leia Birch Briggs has come back to her Southern Alabama home town to help out her 90 year old grandmother, Birchie who is losing her mind. Birchie is being cared for by Wattie, her childhood [...]

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Young Jane Young by Gabrielle Zeven

Aviva Grossman’s affair with a married congressman comes crashing to an end and Aviva’s career has crashed along with it. She must re-invent herself and is successful – up to a point. This is the story of a young woman who must accept the consequences of her actions and forgive herself in the process. The [...]

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Anything is possible by Elizabeth Strout

The novel is divided into chapters that tell the stories of the people in Lucy Barton’s town. Lucy is a character from Strout’s previous novel. Lucy has returned home after an absence of 17 years and the town is abuzz. Strout writes with wit, wisdom and one great big heart. I love her!

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