The Housemaid’s Secret

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The Housemaid’s Secret

“Don’t go in the guest bedroom.” A shadow falls on Douglas Garrick’s face as he touches the door with his fingertips. “My wife… she’s very ill.”

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Forever Never by Lucy Score

Synopsis Forever Never is the story of Brick Callan whose mile-wide chest contains a devoted heart with a few…

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Book Lists

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30 Best YA Sword and Sorcery Books

Massive, savage soldiers slaying an entire field of foes with their swords. A helpless, captive humanity has to be freed from the evil wizards they…

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Hannah Swensen Mysteries in Order

I was drawn to read the Joanne Fluke cozy mystery novels because I had watched the Hallmark Hannah Swensen films (previously known as “Murder, She…

Peter James Books in Order

20 Peter James Books in Order

I’ve read hundreds of criminal thrillers set in many parts of the world, yet I’ve somehow overlooked the UK’s best-selling crime thriller novelist, Peter James….

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Lucy Score

Whether you’re a hopeless romantic or simply looking for a good chuckle, Lucy’s stories provide a lovely escape into worlds where love conquers all – and laughing is the greatest medicine.

Book Adaptations

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The ABC Murders (2018): The ABC of Strange Adaptations

The ABC Murders Amazon series, much like its Agatha Christie predecessor ‘And Then There Were None’, gathers a stellar ensemble for a brooding, unhurried narrative that lacks the pzazz of the original books. The ABC Murders marks the resurrection of…

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A Haunting in Venice – Not A Book Adaptation

Kenneth Branagh’s “A Haunting in Venice” takes Agatha Christie’s classic mystery novel “Hallowe’en Party” and spins it into an eerie, supernatural thriller against the enchanting backdrop of the Italian city. While Branagh’s directorial finesse and the film’s visual splendor are…

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