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“The After House” by Michael Phillip Cash

The Afterhouse, for the purposes of this novel, has a two-fold meaning.   The afterhouse on a whaling ship in the late 19th century (according to Merriam Webster: the deckhouse nearest the stern of a ship) – and the after house … Continue reading

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“Secrets of the Lighthouse” by Santa Montefiore

Ellen Trawton is  overcome with a feeling of being trapped.  Trapped by her well-to-do family’s expectations, and trapped by her impending marriage to a man she doesn’t love.  So, in an impetuous moment of defiance, she runs away.   She quits … Continue reading

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“The room beyond” by Stephanie Elmas

Is it true that we see what we want to see and not what is actually there?  An intriguing question which is the basis for the novel “The room beyond”.  Told via dual narratives over one hundred years apart, the … Continue reading

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“The little stranger” by Sarah Waters

Cloaked in atmosphere, as any historical novel should be, “The little stranger” by Sarah Waters lived up to it’s stellar reputation. Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize it is more than a ghost story — more than a historical novel, … Continue reading

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