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The Sunday Salon


Well, it’s Sunday again. A beautiful weekend, although for us in the US it’s not quite over yet, or course. I have tomorrow off from work, so I’m going to enjoy it reading and relaxing.

I’m currently reading the tail end of Elizabeth Chadwick’s The Winter Mantle, and it’s fabulous—I don’t want it to end! Also read this week was Dust and Shadow, by Lyndsay Faye. It’s a mystery, featuring Sherlock Holmes as he solves the Jack the Ripper case. I also read And Only to Deceive, the first Lady Emily Ashton mystery. This week the following reviews were posted: Mariana, by Susanna Kearsley; A Reliable Wife, by Robert Goolrick; Thornyhold, by Mary Stewart; and Madonna of the Almonds, by Marina Fiorato.

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