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readingjedi
The Seeker: The Seeker 1 | S. G. MacLean
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Well written & entertaining historical crime set in Cromwell's London. The first novel in a series, it refreshingly doesn't waste a lot of time setting things up & you get very little of Damian Seeker's backstory - the point is he's an enigma, an unknown & unknowable element. He is, in fact, a hugely intriguing character. The murder mystery is also strong but it's finding out more about this anti-hero that would make me read more of the series.

Deifio The cover sure looks intriguing, too! 2w
BekaReid The cover! 2w
HardcoverHearts Right up my alley!! And looks like a great addition while I am reading through Hilary Mantel‘s work for the next 3 months. Thank you. 2w
Rina_Black Sounds intriguing! I love enigmatic characters and even though I'm not into murder mysteries, I think I'll enjoy this one. And yes, the cover looks awesome!!! 2w
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KerriNTurner
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Many of you are probably aware that Australia has been experiencing unprecedented bushfires and all the chaos that comes with it. On Twitter there is an Authors For Fireys auction, with all funds raised going to support our volunteer firefighters. I‘m running an auction on behalf of a group of authors who have donated 42 signed books (not all pictured). My Twitter is KerriNTurner - head on over if you‘d like to bid and help raise funds. Thanks! xo

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SquidgetsRoom
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My top 4 books of 2019! 📚🎶

CoverToCoverGirl I haven‘t read any of these.....but I might add one to my TBR piles 4w
SquidgetsRoom Oooh which one? 🧐😉📚 4w
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BookishTrish
Midnight Blue | Simone van der Vlugt
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Not a particularly well-crafted work of historical fiction but a satisfying vacation read nonetheless (and it fed my current Dutch obsession). Pictured: Chinatown, Victoria, BC

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Lcsmcat
Selected Poems | Robert Herrick
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TheSpineView 😍😍😍 1mo
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readingjedi
The Seeker: The Seeker 1 | S. G. MacLean
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Just starting this one. It was buried deep in the recesses of my Kindle, probably bought on a daily deal 4, 7 or even 11 years ago - who knows?! I selected it by putting my TBR total into a random number generator. This was number ... ha ha, like I'm going to admit that! (It was a big number 😜)

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Naz786
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Mehso-so

⭐⭐⭐/5

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MallenNC
The Huguenots | Geoffrey Treasure
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For #NFNov I wanted to share the Noble Blood podcast. It tells stories from royal history that are kind of bloody or sad. I‘ve learned a lot and the host has the best voice! In this episode I learned about the aftermath of the wedding of Margot of Valois and Henry of Navarre. Spoiler alert: there was a massacre. #TIL

raeintheworld Every single episode has been great! 2mo
MallenNC @raeintheworld They really have! It‘s exceeded my expectations. 2mo
Skygoddess1 This description made me think of the Red Wedding from Game of Thrones. Will have to check this podcast out 2mo
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MallenNC @Skygoddess1 The host‘s tweet about this episode said “if you liked Game of Thrones wait til you check out history!” 2mo
Skygoddess1 Lol, I‘m so glad I was right in picking up on that and not imaging thinga 2mo
Clwojick 9 pt. 2mo
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Saari84
The Glass Woman | Caroline Lea
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Island 1686:
"...Die junge Rósa leidet unter so bitterer Armut, dass sie befürchtet, den Winter nicht zu überleben. In ihrer Verzweiflung nimmt die den Antrag des reichen Händlers Jón an. Düstere Legenden ranken sich um Jón, doch dieser schweigt dazu.
Als das Dorf eines Nachts von Schnee und Eis bedeckt wird, rückt die Bedrohung näher, und diesmal steht Rósa im Auge des Sturms..."
Spannend, manchmal gruselig- perfekt für einen Winterabend!