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Review of “When Gods Die” by C. S. Harris

Note: There are necessarily spoilers for the previous book in this series. Background: This is the second book in the historical crime fiction series set in 1811 Regency England, and featuring Sebastian St. Cyr, the twenty-eight year old Viscount Devlin. … Continue reading

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Review of “What Angels Fear” by C. S. Harris

The first book of this historical crime fiction series is set in 1811, in the Regency Era. (See my introductory post for more information about this time period.) This book begins with the discovery of the gruesome murder of a … Continue reading

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Marathon Reading of the Sebastian St. Cyr Mystery Series by C. S. Harris: Introduction to the Regency Era

What can be more fun than discovering a good series after a lot of the books in it are already out? That is what happened to me with this series by C. S. Harris. Each of the next eleven posts … Continue reading

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Review of “The Bone Sparrow” by Zana Fraillon

This affecting story about an Australian-run camp for refugees from Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslim minority, although a novel, could have come right out of the news. As The New York Times reports, “Myanmar has long persecuted the country’s Rohingya Muslim minority, … Continue reading

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Review of “Valley of the Moon” by Melanie Gideon

This fantasy begins in 1906 outside of Sonoma, which was named for a Native American word that Jack London (in real life) claimed meant “Valley of the Moon,” a name with significance for the story. One of the narrators, Joseph … Continue reading

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