Monthly Archives: March 2017

Book Review: Ashes of London by Andrew Taylor

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It is the year 1666. The Reformation has come to England. Cromwell is dead. The King has been returned to his throne. The regicides have been executed. Yet all is not calm, all is not right, there is no peace … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Lost Order by Steve Berry

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The Lost Order, the latest in the Cotton Malone series, finds our hero deep into his family’s own history. From the backwoods of Arkansas, to Civil War intrigues, to modern political machinations, and to the  honored halls of the Smithsonian … Continue reading

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On Words: “Behoove,” language, imagination, a discourse on rebellion

I just used the word “behoove” in a conversation. And no I wasn’t transported back to Victorian England. But it was an apropos use, for that apropos moment. What I realized, as soon as I stepped away from the discourse, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Murder on the Serpentine by Anne Perry

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The latest in Anne Perry’s, Thomas and Charlotte Pitt novels, Murder on the Serpentine, begins with a death that occurred under questionable circumstances, an audience with her majesty the aging and ailing Queen Victoria, and a puzzle. A complicated affair … Continue reading

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