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The Beekeeper's Apprentice

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The Beekeeper's Apprentice: or, On the Segregation of the Queen (A Mary Russell Mystery #1) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250055705
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Published: Picador - May 27th, 2014

Sherlock Holmes comes out of retirement to join forces with brilliant young Mary Russell. A terrific combination of plot, characters, and atmosphere--very good debut of a new series. ~ Reviewed by Louise Jones

Dancers in the Sunset Sky

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ISBN: 9781558214965
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Published: Lyons Press - July 1st, 1996

Written with beauty and style, these 19 essays and 2 short stories reveal the author's love of the birds he's hunted for more than 50 years and the country they live in. Jones is also the author of two books about his Labrador retriever--Upland Passage and Jake (for children)--African Twilight about his travels in East Africa, and seven novels: Blood Sport, The Diamond Bogo, Slade's Glacier, Blood Root, Blood Tide, Tie My Bones to Her Back (The Buffalo Hunters in paperback) and Deadville. ~ Reviewed by Louise Jones

China Moon Cookbook

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By Barbara Tropp, Sandra Bruce (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780894807541
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Workman Publishing Company - October 1st, 1992

Delicious recipes that combine traditional Chinese ingredients and techniques with inventive presentations. From the owner of a famous San Francisco restaurant. ~ Reviewed by Louise Jones

Dead Lagoon

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Dead Lagoon: An Aurelio Zen Mystery (Aurelio Zen Mystery Series #4) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780679753117
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Published: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard - January 3rd, 1996

A complex novel of mystery and political intrigue. Dibdin's detectives visit to his native Venice on a special assignment evokes the city's past and present. A fine novel that surpasses the genre in the same way that "Smilla" does. ~ Reviewed by Louise Jones

Fruits of the Poisonous Tree

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ISBN: 9780979812248
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Published: Ampress - January 1st, 2007

In Gunther's most personal case, he must find the rapist who attacked his lover Gail Zigman. Mayor handles the subject of rape with great sensitivity and outrage. The circuitous plot and its startling finale force a division between Joe and Gail. ~ Reviewed by Louise Jones


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