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Book ReviewRivals in the City

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3
Don't you hate a fence sitter, and yet, this is where this book falls, not bad but not great.
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Candlewick Press, 2014

This much anticipated book, and closure of the Mary Quinn mystery series wasn't quite what I expected. It reads much like a sequel to the first book, with the exception of the engagement between Mary and James. The first half of the book waffles in...

Book ReviewThe Agency: A Spy in the House

Reviewer's Rating: 
5
This book was so good I'm going to throw a brick through the bookstore window so I can have my own hardcover copy RIGHT NOW!
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Candlewick Press, 2009.

This book was donated to our library and being a second copy, my boss asked if I would be interested in reading it. She knows I like historical fiction and boy, was this book right up my alley! I love it when a favourite book gets pulled off your shelves, is reread and loved just the same a second, third or, in this case, my fourth time reading it. There is much quality in a book that can be good beyond the first reading.

There are a myriad of reasons why I love the Mary Quinn Mystery series. First, I...