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Roman Blood
Steven Saylor
Progress: 171/401 pages
Dearie: The Remarkable Life of Julia Child
Bob Spitz
Progress: 208/557 pages
Avant-gardes du XXe siècle: arts & littérature, 1905-1930
Serge Fauchereau
Caesar's Commentaries: On the Gallic War and On the Civil War
Julius Caesar
Les bûchers de Bocanegra
Arturo Pérez-Reverte
The Songs of the Kings
Barry Unsworth
Sherlock Holmes: The Complete Novels and Stories: Volumes I and II
Arthur Conan Doyle
The Hobbit
J.R.R. Tolkien, Alan Lee

Chamomile Mourning (A Tea Shop Mystery)

Chamomile Mourning  - Laura Childs This adventure opens with a big bang. A well known auction owner falls on Theo's tea table at Poet's night. The plot is a little contrive, it wanders a bit but unravels nicely in the end. Power struggles, emotional struggles Theo faces both in this novel. Her relationship with Jory may have hit a bump and a new character is introduced, a restaurant owner, Parker Scully that may try to win Theo's attention.All the gang is involved. Haley, Drayton, Delaine all play their part in figuring out the culprit even Earl Grey, Theo's dog gets into the action. A fun and mellow read.