Anna W. (cafelady) - Reviews

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Buried Bones (Sarah Booth Delaney, Bk 2)
Buried Bones (Sarah Booth Delaney, Bk 2)
Author: Carolyn Haines
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 111
Review Date: 9/4/2006
Helpful Score: 1


When Lawrence Ambrose plans a delectable tell-all and taunts his dinner guests with the news that this book will blow the lid of Zinnia, Mississippi, it is up to Sarah Booth Delaney to dig for answers. Second in the Mississippi Delta series.


Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder (Hannah Swensen, Bk 1)
Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder (Hannah Swensen, Bk 1)
Author: Joanne Fluke
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 220
Review Date: 3/23/2007


First in the series. Hannah Swensen, owner of The Cookie Jar, Lake Eden's popular bakery, is called to action when Cozy Cow Dairy's delivery man, Ron LaSalle, is found murdered--with Hannah's famous Chocolate Chip Crunchies scattered around him. To save her (and the cookies') reputation, Hannah attempts to track down the killer.


Christmas in Georgia
Christmas in Georgia
Author: Celestine Sibley
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
 1
Review Date: 10/29/2006


A selection of Christmas tales that range in time from the Revolutionary War to the present and in locale from a seacoast island to the Blue Ridge mountains. All take place in Georgia and are written with the charm and deep understanding for which the late Celestine Sibley, Atlanta newspaper columnist, was known.


Edge of Evil (Alison Reynolds, Bk 1)
Edge of Evil (Alison Reynolds, Bk 1)
Author: J. A. Jance
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 289
Review Date: 1/8/2007


Los Angeles TV journalist Alison Reynolds is "let go" after executives announce that a younger face is needed on the set. The realization that her husband is cheating on her and the suspicious death of a childhood friend summon Alison back home to Sedona, Arizona. After establishing an on-line blog as therapy for herself and others in similar situations, Alison is threatened by an irate wife abuser. She also continues to investigate her friend's apparent suicide but is instead hunted herself.


Florida Landscape Plants: Native and Exotic (Revised Edition)
Review Date: 4/16/2007


Florida Landscape Plants has become a standard manual for university students, nurserymen and homeowners in the Lower South. Readers will find more than 400 entries and illustrations.


A Fountain Filled with Blood (Rev. Clare Fergusson/Russ Van Alstyne, Bk 2)
Review Date: 8/12/2006


Second in the series. The Rev. Clare Ferguson is confronted with a series of gay bashings as well as her growing attraction to the very much married police chief, Russ Van Alstyne.


The Hunt Ball (Jane Arnold, Bk 4)
The Hunt Ball (Jane Arnold, Bk 4)
Author: Rita Mae Brown
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
 16
Review Date: 3/23/2007


Trouble is brewing at Custis Hall, an exclusive Virginia girls' school. When one of the two corpses ornamenting the student's Halloween dance is discovered to be real, headmistress Charlotte Norman and the entire community are stunned. The chase is on for a deadly human predator amidst the foxhunting crowd.


In the Bleak Midwinter (Rev. Clare Fergusson/Russ Van Alstyne, Bk 1)
In the Bleak Midwinter (Rev. Clare Fergusson/Russ Van Alstyne, Bk 1)
Author: Julia Spencer-Fleming
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
 60
Review Date: 9/11/2006


First in the series. Clare Fergusson, a newly-ordained Episcopal priest, and Russ Van Alystyne, chief of police in Millers Kill, New York, work together to solve the mystery of a newborn that is left at the door of St. Alban's Episcopal Church. They find a world of trouble, secrets that shadow Millers Kill AND an attraction to each other. Winner of six awards for Best First (mystery) Novel by an American author.


Innkeeping with Murder (Lighthouse Inn, Bk. 1)
Innkeeping with Murder (Lighthouse Inn, Bk. 1)
Author: Tim Myers
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 83
Review Date: 8/12/2006


A series of accidents begin to plague the Hatteras West Inn and Lighthouse, so innkeeper Alex Winston works diligently to capture the culprit.


Into the Wilderness: The Long Hunters (Bittner, Rosanne, Westward America!,)
Review Date: 10/29/2006


First in the series. Set in 1750s Pennsylvania. "Long hunter" Noah Wilde saves 16-year-old Jessica Matthews when she is attacked by Ottawa Indians. Noah, who is also a spy for the English government, falls in love with Jessica, but his missions send him far and wide. Will he and Jessica meet again, and can Noah once again save her from the savages?


Love Comes Softly (Love Comes Softly, Bk 1)
Love Comes Softly (Love Comes Softly, Bk 1)
Author: Janette Oke
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
 51
Review Date: 3/25/2007


Marty Claridge and her young husband, Clem, head West to seek land and good fortune. When tragedy strikes, Marty is forced to accept an offer to care for widower Clark Davis' little girl, Missie. Will true love find a way?


The March
The March
Author: E. L. Doctorow
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
 56
Review Date: 8/11/2006


General Sherman and his troops march eastward through Georgia and then into the Carolinas, wreaking havoc and dispensing their own brand of violence upon the rich and the poor alike.


Murder Carries a Torch (Southern Sisters, Bk 7)
Murder Carries a Torch (Southern Sisters, Bk 7)
Author: Anne George
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.
 120
Review Date: 9/4/2006


Sisters Patricia Anne and Mary Alice depart on a journey to help cousin Luke locate Virginia, his wife of 40 years, who has fled with a housepainter/snake-handling preacher named "Monk." Along the way, they find the corpse of a young redhead and are soon hot on the trail of a killer. Seventh in the Southern Sisters series.


Murder of a Barbie and Ken (Scumble River, Bk 5)
Murder of a Barbie and Ken (Scumble River, Bk 5)
Author: Denise Swanson
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 127
Review Date: 8/12/2006
Helpful Score: 1


Fifth in the series. After Skye Denison and boyfriend Simon Reid join Scumble River's social club, Instant Gourmet peddler Barbie Addison and her hubby, Ken, are found dead. As Skye sets about solving this disturbing double homicide, dangers abound.


Murder of a Pink Elephant (Scumble River, Bk 6)
Murder of a Pink Elephant (Scumble River, Bk 6)
Author: Denise Swanson
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 112
Review Date: 10/29/2006
Helpful Score: 1


Sixth in the series. Skye Dennison's brother, Vince, forms the Pink Elephant band. Shortly thereafter, things get a little weird in Scumble River. One of the Pink Elephants is murdered, Vince is blamed, and Skye sets out to clear his name.


Murder of a Real Bad Boy (Scumble River, Bk 8)
Murder of a Real Bad Boy (Scumble River, Bk 8)
Author: Denise Swanson
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 110
Review Date: 10/27/2006


Scumble River is a very busy place. In her eighth outing, Skye Denison is back to her old tricks as she tries to define her relationship with police chief Wally Boyd, uncover brother Vince's deep, dark secret, locate her lost cat and solve the murder of sexy contractor Beau Hamilton.


Murder of a Sleeping Beauty (Scumble River, Bk 3)
Murder of a Sleeping Beauty (Scumble River, Bk 3)
Author: Denise Swanson
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 126
Review Date: 8/12/2006
Helpful Score: 1


Third in the series. Popular Scumble River teen Lorelei Ingels is dead, and school psychologist Skye Denison is determined to find the culprit.


Murder of a Small -Town Honey (Scumble River, Bk 1)
Murder of a Small -Town Honey (Scumble River, Bk 1)
Author: Denise Swanson
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 8/12/2006
Helpful Score: 1


First in the series. During Scumble River's Chokeberry Days festival, school psychologist Skye Denison finds a dead body...


Murder of a Sweet Old Lady (Scumble River, Bk 2)
Murder of a Sweet Old Lady (Scumble River, Bk 2)
Author: Denise Swanson
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 141
Review Date: 8/12/2006
Helpful Score: 2


Second in the series. Skye Denison's beloved grandmother is found dead. Are family secrets and some rotten roots on the ol' family tree to blame?


My Sister's Keeper
My Sister's Keeper
Author: Jodi Picoult
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
 4019
Review Date: 8/11/2006


A 13-year-old is torn between saving the life of her older sibling or establishing her own self-respect and dignity.


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