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RachelAmphlett

RachelAmphlett

Joined February 2017

USA Today bestselling crime & thriller writer. Worries about size of TBR pile. Avid traveller. Come and take a look at www.rachelamphlett.com
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Day 22 #FallIsBooked - Witch

Out and about in a Devon fishing port and discovered these witch balls hanging from a pub ceiling - I‘ve loved these since I was little, because my grandmother used to have 3 of them hanging on her kitchen wall. They come in all different colours and sizes and were traditionally used as a fishing float, then in the 17th century they were hung up to ward off evil spirits.

@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @OriginalCyn620

OriginalCyn620 Very cool! 1d
Linsy Love them! 1d
RachelAmphlett @Linsy I think the green ones are my favourite! 1d
LeahBergen Very cool! 1d
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Shadowbreaker | Joy Ellis
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Day 20 #FallIsBooked - Shadow

I loved this lantern welcoming us to the Crow & Gate pub in Nanaimo, BC a couple of years ago. Isn‘t it striking?


@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @OriginalCyn620

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks It is!! I love it!! 3d
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Which one of your books should I read first? I saw that you had one released this year!! 📚🖤 it sounds good!! 3d
OriginalCyn620 Very cool! 🖤 3d
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RachelAmphlett @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks thank you! I‘d recommend downloading a free copy of my Reader Guide that includes samples from all my books so you can try them before you buy 😊 https://www.rachelamphlett.com/books/official-reading-guide-and-checklist/ 3d
KathyWheeler I love that lantern! 3d
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @RachelAmphlett awesome!! Thank you!! 3d
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Day 19 #FallIsBooked - Favorite Fall Read

I simply had to pick Enid Blyton‘s Thirteen O‘Clock for this prompt as it was a family favourite when I was little. I managed to track down a mint condition copy of this exact edition earlier this year, and my parents loved turning the pages again - the illustrations are fabulous!


@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @OriginalCyn620

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks ❤️📚❤️ 4d
OriginalCyn620 That‘s so sweet! 🧡 4d
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The Stand | Stephen King
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1. Stephen King The Stand - it‘ll be the only time I‘ll get a chance to finally read it!
2. Bare feet
3. 2436m - Blackcombe Mountain
4. Swede (shudder)
5. Not this year 😱

@howjessreads #friYAYintro

AlaMich 🙋🏻‍♀️ Uh, what is swede? 5d
RachelAmphlett @AlaMich it‘s a root vegetable - very bitter tasting 5d
AlaMich I googled it...we call it a rutabaga here. I‘ve never tasted one but I will take your word for it. 😉 4d
RachelAmphlett @AlaMich I much prefer your name for it! 4d
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An Apple's Life | Nancy Dickmann
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Day 18 #FallIsBooked - Apple

The last of the apples are falling in my parents‘ garden, and they‘re HUGE. That means lots of homemade apple crumble for everyone! 😋😋


@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @OriginalCyn620

julesG Wow, they are huge. Incidentally, I just made apple crumble. 🍏😁 5d
TheSpineView Apple crumble with vanilla bean ice cream is my favorite fall dessert.🧡🍏 5d
RachelAmphlett @julesG I‘m on my way over 🤣 5d
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bookaholic1 Mmmmm 5d
OriginalCyn620 Yummy! 😋 5d
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I‘ll be right there!!! 😋🍎 5d
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The Ghost Writer | Robert Harris
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Day 17 #FallIsBooked - Ghost Story

Not the tagged book (which is also brilliant), but this one from my childhood that was a favourite!

@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @OriginalCyn620

OriginalCyn620 👌🏻🖤👻 6d
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Just spent a fabulous morning at Greenway House in Devon, Agatha Christie‘s countryside retreat. Loved walking through the rooms and seeing her writing notes and where she took time to relax

#agathachristie #greenwayhouse #nationaltrust

LeahBergen Wasn‘t it amazing? I was just there in August. 😍😍 1w
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Pumpkin Carving | Edward Palmer
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Day 15 #FallIsBooked - pumpkin

@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @OriginalCyn620

“Throughout Britain, Halloween has traditionally been celebrated by children‘s games... and the carving of faces into hollowed-out vegetables... These faces would usually be illuminated from within by a candle, the lanterns displayed on window sills to ward off any evil spirits.” https://www.historic-uk.com/CultureUK/Halloween/

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I just googled you lol! You have many books that I‘ll have to check out! You should have a blue check mark beside your name since you‘re an author!! 📚😊✅ 1w
OriginalCyn620 👌🏻🧡🎃🍂🍁 1w
RachelAmphlett @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks thank you - and I have NO idea how to get one of those ticks 😂💙 1w
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Vox | Christina Dalcher
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Day 14 #FallIsBooked - red cover

I chose this one for today‘s prompt - I read it earlier this year and enjoyed it. If all my books weren‘t still in storage after moving back to the UK, I think I would‘ve chosen Stephen King‘s Firestarter!

@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @OriginalCyn620

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks This one is in my list ❤️📚 1w
emmaturi I just read this, it was very good! 1w
OriginalCyn620 It was a good one! 1w
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Day 13 #FallIsBooked - Mysterious

I stumbled across this bronze sculpture of a horse‘s head outside some artists‘ workshops in Tisbury - doesn‘t it look like the horse has stuck his head through from another dimension to see if the grass is greener on this side?
The same artist has a similar sculpture in Hyde Park.


@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @OriginalCyn620

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Very mysterious and cool!! 1w
OriginalCyn620 So cool! 1w
rohit-sawant That's fantastic! 1w
CarolynM I love it! 1w
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Life Under Blankets | Kimberly Mitchell
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Day 12 #FallIsBooked - Blanket

Brr! Raining outside, and grey clouds all weekend - definitely a good time to curl up and note down some new story ideas!


@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @OriginalCyn620

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Oh I love that journal!! ❤️❤️❤️ 2w
OriginalCyn620 Pretty! 😊 2w
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Autumn leaves | Ken Robbins
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Day 11 #FallIsBooked - Leaves

Isn‘t this the best season for colours?


@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @OriginalCyn620

emmaturi Love autumn! 2w
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks My favorite season 🍂🍁🧡 2w
OriginalCyn620 Yes! My favorite season! 🍂🍁 2w
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Day 10 #FallIsBooked - Sweater

I‘ve only been back in the UK for a year after 13 spent in Brisbane and from September I really feel the cold in the spare room I use as an office. Snuggling up into a sweater is a must - as is a cup of tea to keep warm!

#mybookishlife


@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @OriginalCyn620

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks You are beautiful ❤️❤️ 2w
RachelAmphlett @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks that‘s so kind of you - thank you! 2w
OriginalCyn620 Great pic! 😊 2w
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Cozy Beds | Ronald Kidd
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Day 9 #FallIsBooked - Cozy

This one knows how to keep cozy now the weather is cooling - as long as he has his bed and/or a sunbeam, all is well in Floyd‘s world!

#petsoflitsy


@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @OriginalCyn620

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Awwww Floyd 💙🐶🐾 2w
JennyM Floyd, you are gorgeous ❤️❤️ 2w
RachelAmphlett @JennyM I‘ve just realised he looks like he‘s covering his toy dog‘s eyes 😂 2w
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OriginalCyn620 Floyd is gorgeous! 🐶❤️ 2w
JennyM @RachelAmphlett 😆😆😆 2w
LeahBergen Floyd! ❤️❤️ 2w
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Day 8 #FallIsBooked - A Book Set During Autumn

This is a wonderful book - I picked it up a week or so ago after seeing that the author would be appearing at Dorchester Literary Festival later this month. A perfect accompaniment to walks, it lists all the edible plants throughout the seasons here in the UK.


@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @OriginalCyn620

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Beautiful cover 🖤🖤 2w
RachelAmphlett @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I couldn‘t resist it for today‘s post - I love the colours 2w
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Perfect 💗💗 2w
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OriginalCyn620 Cool cover! 🍁🍂 2w
RachelAmphlett @OriginalCyn620 glad you like it - it‘s eye-catching, isn‘t it? 2w
LeahBergen What a cover! 😍 2w
RachelAmphlett @LeahBergen it‘s beautifully typeset inside as well 2w
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Wanderers: A Novel | Chuck Wendig
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Day 7 #FallIsBooked - Favourite Fall Treat

After 13 years living in Brisbane, it‘s been a treat for me having seasons again. I took this pic late autumn last year - I walk my dog, Floyd along this lane just up the road from where I‘m currently living, and I love seeing how the countryside changes during the year 🍃🍂


@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @OriginalCyn620

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Beautiful 🍂🍁❤️ 2w
OriginalCyn620 Pretty! 🍁🍂 2w
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Locked In | Kerry Wilkinson
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Currently on a research trip away for a few days and my accommodation is an old converted gaol - LOVE these windows!

julesG Lovely view! No outdoor bath this time? 2w
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Beautiful 💗💗 2w
RachelAmphlett @julesG 🤣🤣Not this time! Got a river right outside if I get desperate, though... 2w
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Forgive the self promo, but I did have an enormous amount of fun writing this current release in the Detective Kay Hunter series. Out now from all major online retailers x

#newrelease

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Congratulations 🎉🎈🎊 2w
Texreader Does the series need to be read in order? 2w
RachelAmphlett @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks thank you - sorry I missed the football prompt yesterday! 2w
RachelAmphlett @Texreader I think you‘ll get to know the characters better if you read from the start, but this does work well as a standalone if you prefer to jump straight in - and thank you 😊📚 2w
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @RachelAmphlett I missed it too!! I was at work and also had a migraine... thank you for playing 💗💗💗 2w
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Crisis | Felix Francis
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😩 Gutted to have to do this - I love this author‘s books usually, so I don‘t know whether a new editor stuck their oar in or what, but I had to give up a quarter of the way through. Fingers crossed for the latest release.

#FallIsBooked #TBR

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Harvest | Tess Gerritsen
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Day 5 #FallIsBooked - harvest

Best bit about living in the countryside is all the fresh produce, especially when the local autumn fairs are on and you can sample the food (and drink!)


@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @OriginalCyn620

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks So pretty 🌽🍆🥕 3w
RachelAmphlett @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I loved all the colours here (the mulled wine was good, too 😉) 3w
OriginalCyn620 Awesome! 🧡 3w
Tamra That looks so wonderful! 🍂 3w
RachelAmphlett @Tamra it‘s brilliant being able to walk around and chat with the local producers - such a great atmosphere 3w
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Bonfire: File No. 4 | Mark Arundel
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Day 4 #FallIsBooked - Bonfire

Not quite a bonfire, but I love this open fire in the colder months - it‘s in The Fox Inn in Corfe, Dorset - the pub dates back to the 14th century, and just in front of the grate you can see the glass that covers the well shaft!


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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Love it!! 🖤🔥 3w
LeahBergen Cool! 3w
OriginalCyn620 Awesome! 🖤🔥 3w
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Dead Connection | Alafair Burke
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1. Dead Connection was the first book by Alafair Burke that I‘ve read - happy to report that it won‘t be the last! Very much enjoyed it.
2. Blue
3. Booked a week away in Cornwall for later this month - yay!
4. I can snap my fingers but I can‘t whistle for toffee, which is really annoying because my mum is phenomenal at it!
5. Thanks for another amazing week here on #Litsy, all - lots of books added to my TBR!

#friyayintro @howjessreads

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Ragged Alice | Gareth L. Powell
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First book on my #FallIsBooked TBR pile finished!

Loved this one – a perfect blend of murder mystery with a twist of the supernatural - recommended!

#RaggedAlice #October #spooky

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Cool photo 🖤 2w
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Black Cat | Edgar Allen Poe
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Day 3 #FallIsBooked - Black cat

This is Boris, who‘s sadly not around any more but who belonged to my mother-in-law and was soooo cool. Does anyone else blink at cats the first time you meet to let them know you‘re friendly, or is that just me? 🤔😂

#cat #cats


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kamoorephoto They understand those slow blinks...they know you‘re definitely a cat person and worthy of their 💓💓💓 3w
Mimi28 That‘s what Jackson Galaxy the host of the show “Cat From Hell” does to let scared cats or so called “bad” cats know he‘s a good guy too!! When they blink back it‘s a sign they trust you back. I‘ve seen him crouch under beds and take his glasses off and do it to warm up scared cats! ❤️❤️😉😉 3w
OriginalCyn620 Boris was a beauty! 🖤🐱 3w
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RachelAmphlett @kamoorephoto that‘s what I‘d heard - it makes us non-threatening to them 3w
RachelAmphlett @Mimi28 that‘s SO cool 3w
RachelAmphlett @OriginalCyn620 he was - also a terror to bird life though 🙄🐾 3w
Amiable Ha! I totally blink at my own (black) cat! It always feels like I‘m communicating with her in a secret code. 😀 3w
RachelAmphlett @Amiable that‘s lovely 😊🐾 3w
rabbitprincess I do this with my aunt and uncle in law's cat! He is very cautious, but also curious. 3w
kamoorephoto @Mimi28 I take it you‘re a Jackson fan?! Me too. He has done work with our cat rescue, doing his ‘Cat Pawsitive‘ training program, and he also has spoken at events out here; I‘ve had the chance to meet with him about 5 times now. He‘s such a cat hero 😻 3w
RachelAmphlett @rabbitprincess sounds like a right character! 3w
Mimi28 @kamoorephoto Yes!! He‘s awesome!! You‘re sooo lucky to have met him, and 5 times 🙀🙀!! Were you nervous? 3w
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Absolute Proof | Peter James
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Day 2, #FallIsBooked - orange cover!

Hoping to read this one later in the month when I‘m on a self-imposed break (yay!) - Peter James has always talked enthusiastically about this book and wanted to write it for a number of years, so I‘m hoping it‘s a goodie!


@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @OriginalCyn620

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 🖤📚🧡 3w
OriginalCyn620 👌🏻📚🧡 3w
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Must tell you about this one before I get stuck in to my #FallIsBooked TBR - finished reading it at the weekend, and it‘s excellent. First in a series.

#oxford #crimefiction

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Looks good!! 2w
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Day One | Peter H Wyden
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Here we go! Day 1, #FallIsBooked

I‘ve got edits coming in for two books, start writing the first draft of another, and plan to have a break towards the end of this month to recharge, so my planned TBR is a little on the small size. Hoping to squeeze in some short stories though!

Gareth L Powell - Ragged Alice
Stephen King - The Long Walk
Harlan Coben - The Strangers
Felix Francis - Crisis

@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @OriginalCyn620

OriginalCyn620 👌🏻🖤📚 3w
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Love your graphic 🖤🧡🖤🧡 3w
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October Country | Ray Bradbury
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With thanks to @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks and @OriginalCyn620 I‘m looking forward to joining in with this! Just trying to narrow down my TBR list... 😂

#fallisbooked #herewego #october

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Thanks for sharing!! We look forward to seeing your posts!! 🎃🧡🍂🍁 3w
OriginalCyn620 Can‘t wait to see your posts! Thanks for sharing! 🍁🍂🧡 3w
RachelAmphlett @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks thanks for organising! I‘m looking forward to finding some new ideas for my TBR pile! 3w
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @RachelAmphlett I‘ll never read all of mine and I keep adding 🤣🤣🤣 3w
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DISAPPEARED. | SIBEL. HODGE
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First one for me by this author - picked it up after one of my readers recommended it on Instagram, and flew through it!

#readerrecommended #justread

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Much better than the second book in the series, and as good as the first - I‘ve enjoyed reading Sleeping Beauties this week!

#friyay #justread

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Jamaica Inn | Daphne Du Maurier
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1. Love the wild moors of Devon, so I had to go with Du Maurier
2. Brightening up for the weekend - yay!
3. That time we both got food poisoning...🤢
4. Furry kid, Floyd - a Saluki (see pics in my profile for my rock star dog!)
5. ❤️🧡💛💜💚

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myellenbee Food poisoning, a very bad date indeed! 1mo
myellenbee Floyd is beautiful! 1mo
RachelAmphlett @myellenbee thank you - we love him to bits 🐾 1mo
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Dead Connection | Alafair Burke
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I struggle to read more than a couple of chapters in the evening when I‘m working on my own writing projects, so in between manuscripts I tend to binge. This is my current read, and I‘m loving it!

#friyay #friday13th #bookseries

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Bedknobs and Broomsticks
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Beds are Burning - Midnight Oil

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JoScho Thanks for playing 💙 1mo
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Well, this is off to a cracking start! What are you planning to read this weekend?

#weekend #weekendreads #friyay

rabbitprincess I love the Karen Pirie series! 👍🏼 This weekend I will be reading, among other things, 2mo
RachelAmphlett @rabbitprincess I‘ve just taken a look at that - it sounds fascinating! 2mo
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Hairdo | Rachel B. Glaser
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Floyd‘s hair has a mind of its own at the moment...

Megabooks How sweet! Such a wonderful face! 2mo
UnidragonFrag 😱😍 2mo
laurenbescoby Beautiful! 😍🐶 2mo
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DrawingSustenance Oh that cute face!!!! 2mo
Bertha_Mason Pretty puppy 🐶❤ 2mo
RachelAmphlett @Megabooks thank you - I often worry that he looks like he‘s got the weight of the world on his shoulders! 2mo
RachelAmphlett @laurenbescoby ah, thank you - we love him to bits! 2mo
RachelAmphlett @JulietBooks he can get away with anything 😉 2mo
RachelAmphlett @Bertha_Mason thank you - he‘s such a poser 😉 2mo
Amiable Floyd kinda looks like a young Tom Petty. 😀 (edited) 2mo
mrsmarch That toe fluff reminds me of my mutt! We have no idea what kinds of dogs make her up so I‘m always on the lookout for similar traits in other breeds 😃 2mo
AlaMich 🐶❤️ 2mo
RachelAmphlett @Amiable you‘re not the first to say that - he just needs the hat, right? 😀🎸 2mo
RachelAmphlett @mrsmarch ah, that‘s cute! I always think Floyd looks like an AT-AT Walker when he stands up 🤣 2mo
LeahBergen 😆😆 So cute! 2mo
Nute He is adorable! I love his face and pensive stare.🐶💜 2mo
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Really enjoyed this collection of essays - it reminded me why I love walking around our village in between writing sessions!

#justread #walking

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Wanderers: A Novel | Chuck Wendig
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Nearly finished this fantastic read, and love this quote: “librarians served well in the role that the internet never did: They were the perfect bouncers at the door of bad information.” 🙌📚

#library #lovelibraries

charl08 Nice. 2mo
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Wanderers: A Novel | Chuck Wendig
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After seeing so many of my blogging buddies raving about #Wanderers, I‘ve started this brick today. Off to a cracking start!

#chuckwendig #fridayread #bookbrick #authorsigned

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The Fifties | David Halberstam
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I‘m loving the Georges Simenon Maigret books for the 1950s setting and language as I‘m hoping to write a crime thriller set during that time in a different country. Do any of you have suggestions for other books I could read about this era, particularly those based in continental Europe between 1950-1958?

#maigret #1950s #hisfic #histfic #history

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Stuck in traffic going past Stonehenge, but I don‘t mind. I‘m always enchanted and enthralled by ancient places...

#ancient #history #england #stonehenge

LaurenReads Not a bad view 😂 3mo
RachelAmphlett @LaurenReads someone over on Insta just told me it‘ll look great when it‘s finished 🤣 3mo
AlaMich Well, there‘s a sentence you don‘t read every day: “stuck in traffic going past Stonehenge.” 😆 3mo
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The Chain | Adrian McKinty
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Love, love, love it when a book lives up to the hype. Woke up at 3:30am just to read the last 22 chapters because I couldn‘t sleep thinking about it!

#readthis #thechain #stackit

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The Glass Room | Ann Cleeves
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This was a slow read for me, and I‘m trying to recall if the story has been adapted for the Vera TV series. Very atmospheric, with shades of Golden Age mystery.

#justread #vera

Melli I‘m reading an arc from netgalley of the long call and as much as I like it.. it‘s very slow paced 3mo
RachelAmphlett @Melli that‘s the new Matthew Venn one, isn‘t it? 3mo
Andrew65 This was one of my least favourites in this series. 3mo
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RachelAmphlett @Andrew65 ah, glad it‘s not just me :) 3mo
rretzler Same - I didn‘t like it as much as some of the others. Also, now that I‘ve read all of them, I think I prefer the Shetland series to Vera, although I enjoy both series. I think it may take me a bit to get used to Matthew Venn but I‘m up for the challenge! 3mo
RachelAmphlett @rretzler I have Wild Fire on my TBR, and I‘m looking forward to that one 3mo
rretzler Wild Fire was bittersweet for me. It was a good book but knowing I would be saying goodbye to Shetland was hard. I‘m currently reading Cleeves back catalogue - the Inspector Ramsey series and George Palmer-Jones series. I like the Ramsey because it reminds me of golden age detective fiction but in a more modern setting. 3mo
RachelAmphlett @rretzler I‘ll take a look at the Ramsay books, thanks! 3mo
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Latest #bookhaul from the Dorchester (UK) Waterstones store. A question, #littens - how do you find out about new authors to read? I tend to browse when I‘m in a bookshop to see what takes my fancy, but I‘m also dependent on friends‘ and bloggers recommendations and what I see here on #litsy. Thoughts?

janeycanuck I listen to podcasts - Book Riot has a few, including some genre-specific ones. 3mo
JillR More recently it‘s been entirely Litsy recommendations for me in terms of new authors and books 😊 3mo
RachelAmphlett @janeycanuck yes, I‘m a fan of podcasts too - esp the shorter ones of, say, 30 mins that I can fit in around work! 3mo
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RachelAmphlett @JillR I love mooching around here and finding new ideas for what to read, but I like it when someone discovers an old favourite of mine that I haven‘t read for a while, too! 3mo
mcipher So much Litsy - I‘ve branched out tons since joining and learned to love new genres. I also get recs from family, friends, book club, Goodreads... and I pick up random things at the library far too often. 3mo
RachelAmphlett @mcipher yes, my historical fiction TBR pile has grown since I‘ve been here! 3mo
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Just Before I Died | S. K. Tremayne
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Read this psych thriller based in Dartmoor National Park while I‘ve been on a 3-night break in the area, and smashed through it in an afternoon. It‘s a real page-turner!

#quickread #psychthriller #dartmoor #devon

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It happened. I finally reached that point in life where I‘m squinting to read the small print. Hoping these make me cleverer, too 🤓

#newspecs #cantsee

Ashley_Nicoletto Love those glasses! 4mo
RachelAmphlett @Ashley_Nicoletto thank you - they were just the cheapie brand in the opticians but they‘re nice and light on my nose! 🙂 4mo
AlaMich Yeah, that‘s a tough moment, ain‘t it? 😉 4mo
RachelAmphlett @AlaMich there‘s no going back now 🤣 4mo
Andrew65 Yep, I‘ve reached that same stage too! 3mo
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We‘ve lived in this rental for 8 months since moving back to the UK from Australia last year but this is the first day Floyd has joined me in the office. He always slept next to me while I wrote in Australia, so I can only put his non-appearance until now down to the fact he must‘ve still been sulking about that 24 hour flight...🤔🙄🐾

#dogsatwork #officedog

ReadingRover What a cutie! 4mo
JennyM It‘s a long flight for them. My boy grumped for a few weeks when we brought him from the Uk to Aus. Looks like you are forgiven though 😊 4mo
RachelAmphlett @JennyM yes, at last lol - Salukis hate any change to their routines! 4mo
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The Outsider | Stephen King
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My weekend read 😊
#stephenking #theoutsider #friyay

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So happy to release my latest book today! This is a locked room mystery with psychological thriller undertones, and I had a lot of fun writing it!

#griplit #psychthriller #newrelease

Brewychock48 Definitely have to read this😍📕📖 4mo
RachelAmphlett @Brewychock48 aw, thank you! 4mo
julesG Happy Book-Birthday! 🎉🎂 4mo
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Simona Congrats❣️🍾 🥂 4mo
Tove_Reads Congrats! I can smell the new book smell all the way over here! 4mo
RachelAmphlett @Tove_Reads haha - thank you! 🙂 4mo
RachelAmphlett @julesG thank you! 4mo
LeahBergen Congratulations! 👏🏻👏🏻 4mo
RachelAmphlett @LeahBergen thank you 😊 4mo
CarolynM Congratulations 🎉 4mo
RachelAmphlett @CarolynM thank you! 4mo
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The Passengers | John Marrs
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This is off to a cracking start!

#friyay #currentread

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The Ice Twins: A Novel | S.K. Tremayne
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This was one of those “stay up late to finish” books - a cracking read!

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