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Nancy K. (jazzabel) - Reviews

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Agatha Raisin and the Murderous Marriage (Agatha Raisin, Bk 5)
Agatha Raisin and the Murderous Marriage (Agatha Raisin, Bk 5)
Author: M. C. Beaton
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 1/7/2006


Anyone who follows the adventures of Agatha Raisin (homely, middle-aged, and perpetually love-starved) must read this one...the story of her unfortunate first marriage, her subsequent almost-bigamy, and the mysterious death of husband #1.


Agatha Raisin and the Potted Gardener (Agatha Raisin, Bk 3)
Agatha Raisin and the Potted Gardener (Agatha Raisin, Bk 3)
Author: M. C. Beaton
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 105
Review Date: 1/7/2006


Agatha Raisin, homely, middle-aged and eternally love-starved, hopes for a murder to that will turn the attention of her bachelor neighbor toward Agatha again. Typical Beaton - light and fast-moving.


Agatha Raisin and the Wizard of Evesham (Agatha Raisin, Bk 8)
Agatha Raisin and the Wizard of Evesham (Agatha Raisin, Bk 8)
Author: M. C. Beaton
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
 81
Review Date: 1/7/2006
Helpful Score: 2


A charming beautician with a gift for seduction is poisoned in his salon - Agatha Raisin is in top form as she plunges feet-first into another local murder.


The Best of James Whitcomb Riley
The Best of James Whitcomb Riley
Book Type: Paperback
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Review Date: 1/15/2006


If you like James Whitcomb Riley (unfortunately I don't)...


The Cat Who Came for Christmas
The Cat Who Came for Christmas
Author: Cleveland Amory
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
 90
Review Date: 1/15/2006


Awww...bossy cat meets cranky critic


Groucho : The Life and Times of Julius Henry Marx
Groucho : The Life and Times of Julius Henry Marx
Author: Stefan Kanfer
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 2.8/5 Stars.
 5
Review Date: 1/15/2006


Can't beat the dialogue: "Leo, that's a very astute remark. And I might add that it comes from a very stupid person."


Mummy
Mummy
Author: Caroline B. Cooney
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 11
Review Date: 1/7/2006


Another Cooney heroine gets in over her head...this time by stealing a mummy to hang from a bell tower on Mischief Night.


Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America
Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America
Author: Barbara Ehrenreich
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 1101
Review Date: 1/15/2006


The book is great. Unfortunately the people who most need to read it - people who think that poor people deserve their plight - will be the last to read it.


Snobbery with Violence (Edwardian Murder, Bk 1)
Snobbery with Violence (Edwardian Murder, Bk 1)
Author: Marion Chesney
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 77
Review Date: 1/7/2006


Lady Rose, disgraced during her social debut, is invited to a house party during which a malicious young woman is murdered. She teams up with handsome (but embittered) Harry Cathcart to solve the mystery...


The Wedding Date
The Wedding Date
Author: Elizabeth Young
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 64
Review Date: 1/15/2006


If you can get past the concept of falling in love with a hired escort...it's cute.


The Window
The Window
Author: Carol Ellis
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 3
Review Date: 1/7/2006


Teenage Jody, on a ski vacation, witnesses the murder of the most popular girl on the trip (That'll teach her to look out windows.)


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