OUTFOXED By David Rosenfelt

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Woo!! What more can I say about the Andy Carpenter series? This is the best one to date that I have read and I have read all of them. This one starts with a dog a usual. One of Andy’s clients thein a prison dog training group takes off with a dog, Boomer. When Andy and Willie go retrieve Boomer, Sam follows them and takes the escapee into custody. Andy has a. new client. As the investigation expands into the murder, Ricky is threatened and Andy decides to take on a Mob Boss. Witnesses died just before Andy locates them. Marcus has major part In the story. I highly recommend this book.

Disclosure: I received a free copy from St. Martin’s Press through NetGalley for an honest review. I would like to thank for the opportunity to read and review this book. The opinions expressed are my own.

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Flowers to Brighten Your Day

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ROYALLY DEAD by Greta McKennan


History was a favorite subject in school and I have thoroughly enjoyed this series as I learned about subjects that I didn’t know before. This one did not disappoint as it taught a lot about Scotland. I enjoyed the of the different kilt, the history of the town, the best selling author, the information wedding dress, Scottish events including the story of Bonnie Prince Charles, and the two romances. This is the best book in the series. 

 The Highland games have come to Laurel Springs. Daria has rented a booth with another artist. She has many small items to sell. A popular one was the bow ties in the various clan plaids. All is fine until one of the athletes collapses while doing exercise in the game. He was disliked by many and it was determined he was poison. Police questioned those and Aileen refused to answer questions about an acquaintance with the victim there are several witnesses when Aileen attempted to hit the victim with her guitar. The police arrested Aileen as a person of interest. Daria starts to investigate to free Aileen from jail will she succeed? I HIGHLY RECOMMEND this book and series.

Disclosure: Many thanks to Lyrical Underground for a review copy. The opinions expressed are my own.

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PEACE BE KIND Think Positive!

I have read Nero Wolf’s books several times. This book is the 41st book in the series. It is the second favorite book of all time. The other is Helen MacInnes’ REST AND BE THANKFUL.

A woman sent 10,000 books about the FBI to many leaders as governors and police officials. The FBI is now harassing her, family, friends, and employees. She wants Wolf to stop the harassment. She offers him a $100,000 retainer and all expenses plus he can name his own fee in any amount he wishes. How Wolf goes about it is intriguing. Was wolf successful? What are Archie’s feelings? I HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS BOOK AND series.

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CFFC Doors

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Sunday Stills Wildlife from our Travels

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Wild turkey – California
Bobcat – California
Spider species unknown – Idaho
Gambel Quail – California
Bobcat- California
Betty counting birds- -Nevada
Squirrel – Arizona
Old Pinyon Growth – Caifornia
Deer – Nevada
Sandhill CranesNevada
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Some Animals For Today

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Red Fox Vixen
Big Horn Sheep


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British Manor House Murder By Leslie Meier



A fun and relaxing read in this visit with Lucy Stone and friends. Sue has been invited by the Earl of Wrexham to bring her hats to his Hat Exhibit. Sue takes Lucy along on the visit to the Earl’s Manor house. Lucy and Sue learned about the lives of the British upper class. They are surprised to find the manor house open to the general public and the family living in the renovated servants’ wing. There is jealousy, greed, missing heirlooms, a SECRET ROOM, drugs, and two deaths. A surprise visit from -? I recommend this book.

Disclosure: I received a free copy from Kensington Books through NetGalley for an honest review. I would like to thank them for this opportunity to read and review the book The opinions expressed are my own.

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  • A historical World War One Novel. The background is set in Kent, England and aid stations and hospitals in France. The trains are delayed in Kent and Bess Crawford meets up with Mark Ashton whom she nursed in France. He invites  her to spend the night with the family. She learns that the gunpowder factory nearby had exploded and killed 100 men and many businesses and homes were damaged in the explosion. Almost every resident has lost a loved one in the disaster. Two years LIES are being circulated about Mark’s father, Philip Aston. The only person who witnessed is fighting in France and refused to testify to what that morning. Bess tried to find the witness in France. Is she successful?
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Macro Flowers For Today

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Asiatic Lily
Lewisa tweedyi
Penstemon venustus
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Various Birds for Today

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Wild turkeys
Red-nap sapsucker
Mountain Bluebird
Canyon towhee
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