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The Company She Kept

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The Company She Kept: A Joe Gunther Novel (Joe Gunther Series #26) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250105776
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Published: Minotaur Books - August 30th, 2016

Mayor's 26th police procedural featuring Joe Gunther and his quirky staff. The body of a woman is found hanging from a retaining wall on the interstate highway. Joe and his staff investigate what seems like a hate crime and uncover something more sinister. Mayor knows how to tell an entertaining story with interesting characters and he has a faultless sense of the spirit of Vermont. ~ Reviewed by Sarah Knight


Nature of the Beast

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The Nature of the Beast: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250022103
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Published: Minotaur Books - July 26th, 2016

Now retired and living in Three Pines Inspector Gamache is asked to investigate the disappearance of a young boy known for telling annoying tall tales. An object found deep in the woods leads to murder, an old crime, an old betrayal and to the cranky old poet, Ruth Zardo. Was one of the tall tales true? Well written, suspenseful, highly recommend. Louise Penny at her best. ~ Reviewed by Sarah Knight


A Hero of France

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$27.00
ISBN: 9780812996494
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Published: Random House - May 31st, 2016

The author is a master of creating spy novels set just before World War II, but his latest takes place in 1941 in occupied Paris and the surrounding countryside. Mathieu and his French Resistance group (several characters from previous novels appear) help British pilots who, returning from bombing Germany, have crashed in France. Furst is a brilliant chronicler of suspense and intrigue.The scenes where Mathieu and his group, always looking out for Germans and French collaborators, secure documents and train passage from France for the pilots, are nail biting. A terrific and entertaining read. ~ Reviewed by Sarah Knight


The Pharos Gate

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The Pharos Gate: Griffin & Sabine's Lost Correspondence (Griffin and Sabine Series, Chronicles of Griffin and Sabine) Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781452151250
Availability: Hard to Find - May no longer be available
Published: Chronicle Books - March 22nd, 2016

A year into their correspondence, Griffin decides it's time to meet Sabine. This is last volume in the series and, as each postcard and letter is read, the tension builds. Will they actually meet in Alexandria at the Pharos Gate or will the creature stalking Sabine keep these two soulmates from finally meeting? Wonderful, beautiful, and delightful with gorgeous illustrations by the author. ~ Reviewed by Sarah Knight


Griffin and Sabine

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Griffin and Sabine, 25th Anniversary Limited Edition: An Extraordinary Correspondence Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9781452155951
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Published: Chronicle Books - April 5th, 2016

Griffin is an artist in London. Sabine, a woman living on a South Seas island, sends him a postcard "out of the blue." Their relationship grows as they exchange beautiful cards and letters. However Griffin has doubts; is this real or is he going mad? This is the 25th Anniversary Edition of this wonderful epistolary correspondence. ~ Reviewed by Sarah Knight


Birdtopia

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Birdtopia: Coloring Book Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781780677552
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Published: Laurence King Publishing - May 17th, 2016

This new coloring book features birds from different parts of the world in flight and perched on flora and fauna. The designs range from simple to complex. Peacocks, hummingbirds, owls, and barn swallows are just a few of the birds waiting to be colored. ~ Reviewed by Sarah Knight


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