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Ever wonder about the Templeton-Vane boys?

on July 24, 2017

Well, reader Jenny did and she asked about them on Goodreads. Specifically, she wanted to know how they got their names. Here’s the link to read all about it. I explained the STAR TREK easter egg in one name but forgot to mention another homage: Merryweather is actually named for one of SLEEPING BEAUTY’s fairies!…

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Monthly wrap-up!

on September 29, 2016

September is drawing to a close, my dears, and it’s time to remind you of all the good things you might have missed! First, the October newsletter goes out soon, so if you haven’t already signed up, please use the form on the right sidebar of this page to get onto the list. (We never…

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Books, books, and more books…

on August 30, 2016

Final series recommendation for August, and I’ve saved something special for last, my dears–Sarah Caudwell’s Hilary Tamar series. If you haven’t read these books, I hardly know how to describe them; they are unlike anything else I’ve ever found. Witty, engaging, occasionally malicious in a delectable way, the series follows the amateur detective exploits of…

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