Janice enjoys fiction especially suspense and mysteries.
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When a London social worker discovers the dead body of a stranger in a client's home, Frieda Klein identifies the victim as a notorious con man who she fears has been murdered by enemies determined to embroil Frieda in the investigation.
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Tuesday's Gone: A Frieda Klein Novel by Nicci French. Internationally bestselling author French has sold more than eight million copies of books worldwide. In this release, a London social worker makes a routine home visit only to discover her client serving afternoon tea to a naked, decomposing corpse.
Tuesday's Gone by Nicci French. Psychotherapist Frieda Klein takes on a case involving the murder of conman Robert Poole who was found in the flat of a mentally disturbed woman.
Tuesday's Gone: A Frieda Klein Novel by Nicci French, http://www.amazon.com/dp/B008EKOO0A/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_hxU8sb064GZPT
Tuesdays gone Author:Nicci French Publisher:New York : Pamela Dorman Books/Viking, 2013. Edition/Format: Book : Fiction : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats Summary:Psychotherapist Frieda Klein takes on a case involving the murder of conman Robert Poole who was found in the flat of a mentally disturbed woman.
Tuesday's Gone: A Frieda Klein Novel: Nicci French: A very English mystery/thriller - lovely vocabulary and dry emotion. Took me a chapter or two to get into this book, but it really is very intriguing!
A London social worker makes a routine home visit only to discover her client, Michelle Doyce, serving afternoon tea to a naked, decomposing corpse. With no clues as to the dead man’s identity, Chief Inspector Karlsson again calls upon Frieda Klein for help. Frieda discovers that the body belongs to Robert Poole, con man extraordinaire. But she can’t shake the feeling that the past isn’t done with her yet.
Tuesday's Gone by Nicci French -- A London social worker makes a routine home visit only to discover her client serving afternoon tea to a naked, decomposing corpse. With no clues as to the dead man’s identity, Chief Inspector Karlsson again calls upon Frieda for help. She discovers that the body belongs to Robert Poole, con man extraordinaire. Did someone kill Poole to embroil Frieda in the investigation? And if so, is Frieda herself the next victim?
Nicci French - Tuesday's Gone. Love all their books!
Her suburban life thrown into chaos when she is visited by the ghost of a thirteen-year-old girl who has just drowned under suspicious circumstances, Laurel begins questioning the characters of her neighbors with the help of her unpredictable sister.
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Narrator Jack and his mother, who was kidnapped seven years earlier when she was a 19-year-old college student, celebrate his fifth birthday. They live in a tiny, 11-foot-square soundproofed cell in a converted shed in the kidnapper's yard. Ma proves to be resourceful and attempts a nail-biting escape.
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2011 - Room: A Novel by Emma Donoghue - A 5-year-old narrates a riveting story about his life growing up in a single room where his mother aims to protect him from the man who has held her prisoner for seven years since she was a teenager.
Narrator Jack and his mother, who was kidnapped seven years earlier when she was a 19-year-old college student, celebrate his fifth birthday. They live in a tiny, 11-foot-square soundproofed cell in a converted shed in the kidnapper's yard. The sociopath, whom Jack has dubbed Old Nick, visits at night, grudgingly doling out food and supplies. But Ma, as Jack calls her, proves to be resilient and resourceful--and attempts a nail-biting escape.
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During one tortuous week, Hank Devereaux, head of the English department at the state university in Railton, Pennsylvania, has his nose slashed by a feminist poet, finds his secretary is a better writer than he is, suspects his wife is having an affair, threatens wild fowl, and confronts his father.
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Straight Man, by Richard Russo; FICTION -- Elizabeth
Straight Man by Richard Russo -
Chief Inspector Armand Gamache of Canada's S–ret‚ du Quebec is called to Three Pines, a tiny hamlet south of Montreal, just north of the U.S. border, to investigate the suspicious hunting "accident" that claimed the life of Jane Neal, a local fixture in the village.
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Still Life by Louise Penny. Chief Inspector Armand Gamache in Quebec is called to a tiny hamlet south of Montreal to investigate the suspicious hunting "accident" that claimed the life of a local fixture in the village.
1st in series: Chief Inspector Armand Gamache of Canada's Surêté du Québec is called to Three Pines, a tiny hamlet south of Montreal, just north of the U.S. border, to investigate the suspicious hunting "accident" that claimed the life of Jane Neal, a local fixture in the village.
Fascinating cast of characters. Smart stories with inspiring life wisdom. The first book in the addictive Inspector Gamache series. Check it out!
Louise Penny won 5 mystery awards for this book, the 1st in a very successful series. She's been compared to Agatha Christie. Unique characters, great writing, and a good plot. Set in Quebec, Canada. The rest of the books in this series have also won many awards.
Still Life by Louise Penny, along with the others in the series. Click on the cover to check our catalog.
This is the first of the Inspector Gamache series.....be prepared to gobble them all up as quickly as you can get hold of the next.
New book club book: Still Life: A Mystery by Louise Penny (The Chief Inspector Gamache series)
Still Life, the first book in the Three Pines series by Louise Penny.Very entertaining.
Still life (First? of the Chief Inspector Armand Gamache novels) - Present for dad?
Receiving a horrific essay from a GED student with a traumatic past, high-school English teacher Jake Epping is enlisted by a friend to travel back in time to prevent the assassination of John F. Kennedy, a mission for which he must befriend troubled loner Lee Harvey Oswald.
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#3 on my list is this epic retelling of one of the most infamous days in history. Being a huge Kennedy Assassination Conspiracy nerd, I was seriously anticipating this novel when it was released. Great novel.. Great premise.. I have already read it twice... Worth reading.. What would you do in the situation?
11/22/63: A Novel by Stephen King, http://www.amazon.com/dp/1451627297/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_nJaeqb0NFV1D2
Stephen King 11 22 63. Great book, one of the best I have read this year.
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11/22/63 by Stephen King, on my to read list
11/22/63 GREAT book! Worth the read
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After an interview with an elderly baker leaves her feeling like she is the one who revealed too much—especially about her Border Patrol husband, Riki—El Paso journalist Reba Adams, as well as her interview subject and Riki, must confront the ghosts of their past.
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In 1945, Elsie Schmidt was a naïve teenager, as eager for her first sip of champagne as she was for her first kiss. But in the waning da...
The Baker's Daughter A Novel by Sarah McCoy. Click the cover image to check out or request the historical fiction kindle.
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In 1945, Elsie Schmidt is a naive teenager, as eager for her first sip of champagne as she is for her first kiss. She and her family have been protected from the worst of the terror and desperation overtaking her country by a high-ranking Nazi who wishes to marry her. So when an escaped Jewish boy arrives on Elsie's doorstep on Christmas Eve, Elsie understands that opening the door would put all she loves in danger.
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The Baker';s Daughter by Sarah McCoy
The Baker's Daughter
Follows the experiences of a woman, who after being born on a snowy night in 1910, repeatedly dies and reincarnates into the same life to correct missteps and ultimately save the world.
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Life After Life: A Novel by Kate Atkinson - Ursula Todd is born in 1910, but dies before she draws her first breath. On the same night, she is born and lives. But as she grows, she also dies, repeatedly, in a variety of ways.
Life after Life Signed Edition by Kate Atkinson: What if you could live again and again, until you got it right? On a cold and snowy night in 1910, Ursula Todd is born to an English banker and his wife. She dies before she can draw her first breath. On that same cold...
"Life After Life: A Novel" by Kate Atkinson. In 1910, Ursula Todd is born to an English banker and his wife. She dies before she can draw her first breath. On that same cold and snowy night, Ursula Todd is born, and embarks upon a life that will be unusual. Does Ursula's infinite number of lives give her the power to save the world from its inevitable destiny?
Amazon.com: Life After Life: A Novel (9780316176484): Kate Atkinson: Books. Book club September 2014.
LIFE AFTER LIFE : a novel / Kate Atkinson. The award-winning author of Behind the Scenes at the Museum follows the experiences of a woman who after being born on a snowy night in 1910 repeated dies and reincarnates into the same life to correct missteps and ultimately save the world.
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Life After Life: A Novel by Kate Atkinson On a cold and snowy night in 1910, Ursula Todd is born to an English banker and his wife. She dies before she can draw her first breath. On that same cold and snowy night, Ursula Todd is born, lets out a lusty wail, and embarks upon a life that will be, to say the least, unusual. For as she grows, she also dies, repeatedly, in a variety of ways, while the young century marches on towards its second cataclysmic world war.
February's Book Club Read... Life After Life: A Novel by Kate Atkinson
Life After Life by Kate Atkinson Worth reading
African-American Constable Silas Jones must confront his white former friend Larry Ott, who has lived under suspicion for twenty years since a girl disappeared while on a date with him, after another girl disappears and Larry is blamed once again.
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Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter: A Novel by Tom Franklin http://www.amazon.com/dp/0060594667/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_QEHevb1XHYV5D
Southeast Book Club, Thursday July 26 @6:45pm. Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter by Tom Franklin. In a small Mississippi town, two men are torn apart by circumstance and reunited by tragedy, in this resonant new novel from the award-winning author of the critically acclaimed Hell at the Breech.
Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter by Tom Franklin. Title from the way children in the South are taught to spell Mississippi: "M-I crooked letter crooked letter I crooked letter crooked letter I humpback humpback I." Book Club, March 2015
Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter: A Novel. Tom Franklin just got added to my list of favorite authors.
Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter by Tom Franklin - Edgar Award-winning author returns with his most accomplished and resonant novel so far, an atmospheric drama set in rural Mississippi.
Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter: A Novel by Tom Franklin, I am not usually a fan of murder/mystery but I was intrigued by this book based on its theme of race and friendship in the Deep South. A white man and a black man have intersecting lives that they cannot avoid in a small Mississippi town. A past and present crime brings them to each other in unavoidable ways. You can guess who the villain is fairly early on but the characters are interesting and the story is engaging.
Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter: A Novel (P.S.) by Tom Franklin. $8.89. http://yourdailydream.org/showme/dplis/Bl0i0s3pXqDnUjCoGzSu.html. Tom Franklin's extraordinary talent has been hailed by the leading lights of contemporary literature—Philip Roth, Richard Ford, Lee Smith, and Dennis Lehane. Reviewers have called his fiction "ingenious" (USA Today) and "compulsively readable" (Memphis Commercial Appeal). His narrative power and flair for character-ization have been compared ...
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His happy life and long-time respectability as a suburban Massachusetts assistant district attorney shattered when his 14-year-old son is charged with the murder of a fellow student, Andy Barber faces a wrenching decision about family loyalty when the facts increasingly suggest that the boy is guilty.
Andy Barber has been an assistant district attorney in his suburban Massachusetts county for more than twenty years. When a shocking crime shatters their New England town, Andy is blindsided by what happens next: his fourteen-year-old son is charged with the murder of a fellow student. As the crisis reveals how little a father knows about his son, Andy will face a trial of his own-- between loyalty and justice, between a past he's tried to bury and a future he cannot conceive.