Read It, Quilt It: Nudie Run Through Lilac Fields Quilt

Read It, Quilt It: Nudie Run Through Lilac Fields Quilt

Inspired by: When a Scot Ties the Knot by Tessa Dare. I wanted to make a lap quilt for a friend who is going through chemo at the moment and having a rough time. I was reading Katherine’s Top Ten Tuesday blog post from her site I Wish I Lived in a Library and she mentioned How to Seduce a Scot by Maya Banks. That got the brain cells ticking and the process went something like this: Scots = When a Scot Ties the Knot by Tessa Dare. The main character wears a kilt. A kilt is a piece of fabric that looks like it has been made […]

January 30, 2016 Read It, Quilt It 0 Comments
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Review: Grave on Grand Avenue by Naomi Hirahara

Review: Grave on Grand Avenue by Naomi Hirahara

  Bicycle cop Ellie once again gets to put her detecting skills to the test when Eduardo, a gardener she had only just met, is fatally injured.  He allegedly fell down a flight of stairs when trying to steal the cello of Xu, an international musician, but Ellie is sure he is too nice a guy to be involved in something criminal. She starts to poke around but has to be careful not to get in the way of the lead detective who she has feelings for.

January 28, 2016 Reviews 1 Comment
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Review: Books, Cooks, and Crooks by Lucy Arlington

Review: Books, Cooks, and Crooks by Lucy Arlington

  Lila Wilkins’ literary agency is hosting the cooking aspect of the local Taste of the Town festival and she is hoping it will go off without a hitch. She didn’t count on the inflated egos and general nastiness of all of the author chefs that have been invited to participate. When one of the chefs is unexpectedly killed, Lila gets involved.

January 26, 2016 Reviews 4 Comments
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Review: Armageddon Rules by J. C. Nelson

Review: Armageddon Rules by J. C. Nelson

  Marissa is an old hand when it comes to dealing with things going awry but accidentally starting the apocalypse has to rate pretty high on the oops scale. An old foe emerges out of the shadows because, you know, life wasn’t hard enough. She needs her friends to help defeat them but they have their own dramas to deal with. 

January 24, 2016 Reviews 0 Comments
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Review: Autumn Moon by Jan DeLima

Review: Autumn Moon by Jan DeLima

  I’d been hanging out for Cormack and Elena’s romance ever since they appeared in Celtic Moon and this book was definitely worth the wait. Elena is targeted by Pendaran who wants to control her abilities activating Cormack’s protective streak. He has to master being a human before he can defeat Pendaran though and attempt to win Elena’s heart.

January 21, 2016 Reviews 0 Comments
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Review: Marked Fur Murder by Dixie Lyle

Review: Marked Fur Murder by Dixie Lyle

  Deirdre “Foxtrot” Lancaster makes her living tending to the needs of ZZ, an eccentric billionaire. In her off-time, such as it is, she acts as a caretaker of a nearby pet cemetery which doubles as a supernatural animal crossroads. Anna, her boyfriend’s sister, is murdered in ZZ’s pool and Foxtrot decides to investigate as she’s worried that whoever targeted Anna might come after Ben next.

January 19, 2016 Reviews 2 Comments
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Review: The Nightingale Before Christmas by Donna Andrews

Review: The Nightingale Before Christmas by Donna Andrews

  Meg is supervising a group of interior designers who have been commissioned to decorate a room in a derelict house before it is auctioned off.  The winning designer gets money donated to their chosen charity. It is basically a variation of Australian reality tv show ‘The Block’ (minus the camera crew). The house is plagued with problems courtesy of one obnoxious designer who seems to go out of his way to rile up the others. When he is murdered, Meg pops on her investigating hat and gets stuck in.

January 15, 2016 Reviews 0 Comments
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