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The Poisoner's Handbook

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The Poisoner's Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York Cover Image
ISBN: 9780143118824
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Published: Penguin Books - January 25th, 2011

Choose your poison!The birth of forensic techniques as Prohibition Era scientists solve cases in New York City. A great blend of history and science. ~ Reviewed by Sarah Donner

Blood Song

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ISBN: 9780765364227
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Published: Tor Books - August 2nd, 2011

A brand new series from this Sci-Fi author! Bodyguard Celia Graves protects the rich and famous from supernatural nasties ~ until she is bitten and partially transformed into a vampire. Not only does she need to save the day, she needs to save herself in the process. ~ Reviewed by Sarah Donner

The Killer of Little Shepherds

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ISBN: 9780307279088
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Published: Vintage - November 1st, 2011

The story of Joseph Vacher, serial killer in France during the early 1890's, and the team of forensic scientists and police that eventually tracked him down. Gruesome accounts of the crimes and detailed descriptions of the newly discovered methods of forensic science. Fabulous. ~ Reviewed by Sarah Donner

Quite a Sightly Place: A Family Dairy Farm in Vermont by David Middleton - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781933212913
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Published: Commonwealth Editions - July 1st, 2010

The Bromley family has been in the town of Danby nearly as long as my own. My father and Hugh grew up together and Joan was our beloved town librarian. Their farm is truly quite a sightly place and perhaps a final glimpse of the hard business of farming. ~ Reviewed by Sarah Donner

Stitch-Opedia: The Only Embroidery Reference You'll Ever Need by Helen Winthorpe Kendrick - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780312611590
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - May 11th, 2010

Perfect for the novice or more seasoned embroiderer. Clear and colorful photographs and wonderful ideas. A great addition to a crafter's library. ~ Reviewed by Sarah Donner

Drood by Dan Simmons - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780316007030
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Published: Back Bay Books - February 8th, 2010

Wilkie Collins and Charles Dickens try to untangle tie origins of the sinister figure Mr. Drood - is it an apparition brought on by the Staplehurst train wreck - a figment of Collins' opium addled imagination - or is it terrifyingly real? ~ Reviewed by Sarah Donner


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