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2 Comments CherryPie on Feb 12th 2012

I have just finished reading this charming book. For a few years after it came out, I read it each December as an advent calendar (it has 24 chapters).  That lapsed in the last few years because things were a little hectic and December always runs away with me, but this year I made [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Dec 24th 2011

Synopsis from book cover:
How would the world change if human beings vanished from the earth right now, for good? What would the planet be like in a day, a week, a month… a millennium? Just how long will our greatest achievements and our biggest mistakes last after we are gone?
To discover the answers, [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Jan 18th 2011

Synopsis (from the book cover):
What happens when a dark secret comes to light?
In America a young man inherits a million dollars – from a grandfather he thought was poor. Across Europe men and women are being killed, in the most barbaric and elaborate of ways.  And a brilliant scientist has disappeared from his laboratory in [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Oct 2nd 2010

Although I have been reading plenty of books and have several on the go it has been a long time since I did a book review.  I thought it was about time I changed that.
Synopsis (from the book cover):
Two beautiful women.  One mysterious man.  Separated by culture, class and war.
In the heat and bustle of [...]

16 Comments CherryPie on Jul 6th 2010

Synopsys (from book cover):
In the breadth of bitter-sweet Scottish history there is not more poignant, nor more important, battle than Flodden.  Before Flodden a proud country under its dynamic Stewart king James IV was emerging as a distinct and flourishing nation within Europe.  With defeat the inevitability of Scotland’s reformation and union with England is [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Jan 16th 2010

Synopsis (from book cover):
Humanity’s most ancient secret is about to be revealed…
In the sunburned deserts of eastern Turkey, archaeologists are unearthing a stone temple, the world’s most ancient building.  When journalist Rob Luttrell is sent to report on the dig, he is intrigued to learn that someone deliberately buried the site 10,000 years ago, Why?
Only [...]

14 Comments CherryPie on Nov 18th 2009

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