“The Cuckoo’s Calling” by Robert Galbraith

This gritty novel follows down on his luck private investigator Cormoran Strike as he investigates the suspected suicide of model Lula Landry.  Readers meet Strike on the day his new office manager, Robin Ellacott, arrives to start her temporary position.  Soon, Robin is drawn into the investigation and shows an aptitude for the work.  Together […]

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“Penguin the Magpie” by Cameron Bloom

I first picked up this book because the photograph on the cover intrigued me.  When I opened the book, I found in it more amazing images of a magpie named Penguin.  No surprise since Cameron Bloom is an Australian photographer.  I left the book on the shelves, and went home.  Then I wanted to know […]

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