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Edward VIII and the Nazis - Background to a Novel

Edward VIII and the Nazis – Background to a Novel
It is at first sight the very stuff of romance: the King who gave up his throne for the woman he loved. 2,697 more words

How James Bond got his name

Ian Fleming was born on this date in 1908. Many dismiss Fleming as a mere pulp writer, but I disagree with this assessment. He was a master stylist and a damn fine thriller writer. 189 more words

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A date with Cowgirl X

Cowgirl X, the second installment of the Val Benson series, is likely to be released as an e-book at the end of June.

That’s according to the latest from the publishers at Crime Wave Press, who recently emailed me with an update. 109 more words

Jame DiBiasio

Skink: No Surrender by Carl Hiaasen - A Review

Skink is the latest book by Carl Hiaasen for younger readers, as opposed to his usual, adult crime fiction novels. My children and I have read every one of Hiaasen’s offerings so far, and loved them all, with the exception of Flush, which we found not up to his usual standards. 661 more words

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Things on My Summer Reading List

With just seven days left until my much needed summer break begins, I have started to get excited about the chance to—gasp!—read for fun! Lately I’ve been on a non-fiction kick but I’m looking forward to getting into some fiction too. 499 more words

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One Minute Book Review: The Girl on the Train

The Summary:

Rachel takes the same train every morning, and every morning she passes by the same couple, whom she has dubbed Jess and Jason. Then one morning she witnesses something shocking, and her world is turned upside down as she learns who Jess and Jason really are, and becomes intimately involved in their lives. 200 more words

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