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FOWL HOUSE OF USHER by J. R. Ripley

This series keeps getting better with each book and #7 continued in the same vein. It is essentially a lock room story as Amy and Kim are snowbound with a group of strangers and several of them are found murder. … Continue reading

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A MURDER FOR THE BOOKS By Victoria Gilbert

The first book in the Blue Ridge Library series and a new author for me. This is not the last book by this author as I will read her again. This is listed as a mystery but it is much … Continue reading

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BELL, BOOK AND SCANDAL By Maggie McConnon

Christmas is nearing in the third book of Bel McGrath series. Bel is busy getting the Shamrock Manor ready for Christmas. A couple looking to schedule a wedding leaves behind a newspaper. It contains a picture that catches Bel’s eye. … Continue reading

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HOW THE FINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS by J. R. Ripley

  It is Christmas time in Ruby Lake and the Christmas House Village is extremely busy. Amy Sims and Derek are looking out a window and see an alteration going on near the Village. They learned the Christmas House Village … Continue reading

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CHICKADEE CHICKADEE BANG BANG J. R. Ripley

The latest Bird Lovers book is the best in the series. I like the way the birding facts were woven in with the mystery. There are paranormal elements mixed into the tale. Amy Simms and friends were discussing the fall … Continue reading

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TO KILL A HUMMINGBIRD By J. R. Ripley

A mystery based on birding lore. The birding and bee information is outstanding. One of Amy Simms, ornithology professor is coming to Ruby Lake for a book signing. That evening Amy finds the professor dead with a pair of scissors … Continue reading

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A WOODPECKER ALWAYS PECK TWICE By J. R. Ripley

I am delighted to find a series with bird watching for a background. Bird watching has been a lifetime recreational pursuit of mine. I find the birding information precise and I will continue reading the series. However, I have been … Continue reading

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TOWHEE GET YOUR GUN

In the second book of Bird Lover’s mystery the information on birds accurate and interesting. A decent story of family life. I had difficulty in reading it as there are so many actions that broke off the thread of the … Continue reading

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NOTES FROM HELL By Rachel Bukey

This a well written and sensible story. The Seattle area descriptions are accurate. The content of newsroom sounds okay to me. I know almost nothing of opera. The first part of the book was devoted to opera and I found … Continue reading

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DIE-DIE BIRDIEBy J.R. Ripley

A new author for me and the first book in the Bird Lovers series. I found a will written cosy mystery. The characters are well developed, bird information factual and an original mystery that held my attention. Amy Simms and … Continue reading

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