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Topic: It's May- what are you reading?

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Subject: It's May- what are you reading?
Date Posted: 5/9/2009 8:47 AM ET
Member Since: 5/20/2008
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I just finished up a Golden Age detective novel- Gladys Mitchell's "Rising of the Moon". One of the best mysteries I have ever read. Its about the hunt for a serial killer and features Mrs. Bradley (the pyschoanalyst), but, for the narration and heroism this time she takes a back seat. The narrator is a 13 year old boy, and his 11 year old brother. Absolutely amazing!

I am now reading Georgette Heyer 1937's "Why Shoot a Butler?" Her syle is a cross between Mary Roberts Rinehart, and Patricia Wentworth. Thus far, she reminds me more of the former.

Date Posted: 5/18/2009 1:38 PM ET
Member Since: 2/27/2008
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I'm just about to the 'grand finale' of Artifacts by Mary Anna Evans. What a great story! Fortunately, there are more books with the same main character to follow. Debbie