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Historical Fiction Mystery Supernatural Thriller

The Shadow in the Glass – JJA Harwood

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29 August 2021

The Shadow in the Glass is a fascinating novel that animates a dark story of murder, mystery, power, ambition, family secrets, supernatural twists, consequences, and beautifully depicted in Victorian London. The historical aspect of nineteenth-century London is brought alive with vivid intensity, as the two worlds of the rich and…


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Humour Mystery Romance

Dial A for Aunties – Jesse Sutanto

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22 August 2021

Family

Jesse Sutanto has delivered a debut success with the most outlandish comedy adventure I’ve read this year, Dial A for Aunties. If you are prepared to suspend believability, this entertaining ‘Mad Mad Mad Mad World’ romp is delightful, with lots of comedic situations and witty dialogue, balanced with quite a…


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Mystery Science Fiction Thriller

The Minders – John Marrs

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10 August 2021

Hosting

John Marrs delivers another fast-paced thriller with a compelling science fiction twist that stretches our imagination into a high tech and biotech future. In a world where governments are being hacked and held to ransom for their secrets by a group of cyber terrorists called the Hacking Collective, the…


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Romance Supernatural

Falling Light By Crystal L. Kirkham

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10 August 2021

Hello my friends, welcome back to another review by me, Mrs. Y. Today I’m reviewing a book by Crystal L. Kirkham, and I was given a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review by Crystal L. Kirkham.

Let’s get started on this review.

The critique, how does one…


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Crime Mystery Thriller

Rosy & John – Pierre Lemaitre

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6 August 2021

International best-selling author Pierre Lemaitre pens this novella following the cases of Commander Camille Verhœven of the Brigade Criminelle in Paris. Camille is four foot eleven inches, but his small stature greatly contrasts his renowned experience and reputation as one of the greatest French detectives.

At 5 pm on the…


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Nonfiction Personal Development

The Courage to be Disliked by Ichiro Kishimi

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2 August 2021

“Mrs. Y, you said you weren’t reading advice books anymore” I could almost hear you telling me this as I listened to this book. Well, dear reader, I know that. I remember saying that many times. The one I had read before this was infuriating, and I tossed it…


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Mystery Thriller

April in Spain – John Banville

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30 July 2021

Exposed

It’s always a rewarding choice to read John Banville. His latest novel, April in Spain, is another absorbing and fascinating mystery that finds Irish pathologist Dr Quirke on holiday in sun-drenched and atmospheric Spain with his wife, Evelyn. He thinks he recognises a young woman that was presumed dead. Quirke…


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Mystery Thriller

Roses, Wine & Murder – Rose Young

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29 July 2021

Roses, Wine & Murder is an intriguing murder mystery with charming characters that infuse a dazzling sense of location, landscape gardening and idyllic vineyards. A mystery based in New London, Connecticut, where the main protagonist and local gardening expert, Rozanne Samson, discovers a dead body in one of the city…


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Romance

Dirty Letters by Vi Keeland and Penelope Ward

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28 July 2021

Hello my friends, welcome to the 2nd review of my compare and contrast series. This comparison and contrast are on the Romance Subgenres of Clean and Dirty romance. Today we do the review for the Dirty Romance. Last week was the Clean, and you can check out my review…


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Reviews Romance

A Proper Scandal by Esther Hatch

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19 July 2021

Hello everyone, today we start my contrast discussion of the romance subgenres with the “Clean” one. If you want to know more about this, search “Mrs. Y Reviews Books” in a browser bar, and come check out my blog. This is my review of “A Proper Scandal” by Esther…

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