Monthly Archives: May 2007

I heard that song before by Mary Higgins Clark

I Heard That Song Before What is it that I find so compelling about Mary Higgins Clark’s books? She’s a sure-fire bestseller with each one (she’s written 26 single-author novels, according to PW), but though as easy to read in … Continue reading

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The Shape of Water

The Shape of Water This wonderful book was first published in 1994, but is as fresh today as it was the year it was written. The plot is simple: a man's body is discovered in a car in what is … Continue reading

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Strangers by Carla Banks

  Strangers In April 2004, Roisin, a woman in her early thirties, literally bumps into pathologist Dr Joe Massey while running by a London canal. The two begin to see each other and, after a whirlwind romance, marry. Both are … Continue reading

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