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An Officer And A Spy by Robert Harris

Based on the true life “Dreyfus Affair,” An Officer and a Spy is a historical fiction account of a man falsely convicted of treason in 1895 Paris.  In the aftermath of a defeat to the German army, France finds itself outraged … Continue reading

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Washington’s Spies by Alexander Rose

What makes a good movie or book even better?  Knowing that it actually happened.  The AMC series TURN is a fantastic bingeworthy show about the Culper Ring –  a spy ring out of Setauket, NY that helped turn the tide of … Continue reading

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Only Call Us Faithful by Marie Jakober

This book was recommended by one of my Goodreads friends, and it’s a perfect example of why I appreciate the site so much.  Despite it’s limited number of reviews, Only Call Us Faithful is definitely a five star read. Historical … Continue reading

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The Girl Who Kicked The Hornet’s Nest by Stieg Larsson

When this third part of the Millenium Trilogy opens, Lisbeth Salander is lying in a hospital room just a few doors down from Zalachenko, her sadistic, abusive father.  She is faced with murder charges. Rather than the page turning action … Continue reading

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War Brides by Helen Bryan

I have to say, I’ve been really impressed with author Helen Bryan.  This is the second novel I’ve read written by this author, and it’s another winner! War Brides tells the fictional story of five women who became friends during … Continue reading

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Winter Of The World by Ken Follett

I think I’m going to have to create a special list for Ken Follett books.  I’m going to call it “Books I hate and love at the same time.”  On the one hand, he writes a darn entertaining novel.  In … Continue reading

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Parrot & Olivier in America by Peter Carey

“With whom else but Blacqueville might I have shared my amusement with America?  Not the Americans who looked at me at every moment as if to ask, Are you not awestruck by the wonders you behold?  Is this not a … Continue reading

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