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Lauren Owen: IMG The Other Vampire

It's a wild and thundery night. Inside a ramshackle old manor house, a beautiful young girl lies asleep in bed. At the window, a figure watches... Continue »


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Embers by Sandor Marai

Linda Douville, October 19, 2008

This beautifully translated novel was such a page -turner that I read it in a couple of days. The protagonist's emotions (who is also the narrator) were so purely described that the agony of his decades of pain was palpable. A worthwhile read...
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The Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa Gregory
The Other Boleyn Girl

Linda Douville, May 27, 2007

A well-written novel providing an interesting perspective on the richness of English history during the reign of Henry VIII. Unlike the somewhat expected dryness of historical novels, Ms. Gregory's dialogue transforms this first in this series into a pageturner, and reads more like a mystery with an intriguing plot.
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