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Karen Rigby, Book Reviewer

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The Field Agent

by Karen Rigby

"The Field Agent" is a suspenseful thriller in which unusual teenagers are tasked with accomplishing improbable feats. In R. S. Twells’s captivating young adult thriller "The Field Agent", grief prompts a tech-savvy teenager to... Read More

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Misty's Misadventures

by Karen Rigby

A memorable woman returns to a small town in Misty’s Misadventures, a sweet romance novel. A divorceé and her young daughters move back to Newfoundland in Kathryn Taylor’s delightful romance novel, Misty’s Misadventures. Misty... Read More

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Life and Other Complications

by Karen Rigby

In Heather Mullaly’s agonizing novel "Life and Other Complications", a teenager who lied about how she contracted HIV faces her past to reclaim her self-worth. Aly was once a member of the Children Living with Life Threatening... Read More

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The Gentleman's Daughter

by Karen Rigby

Sir Henry March, agent to the crown, returns in The Gentleman’s Daughter, Bianca M. Schwarz’s gritty romance sequel set in the 1820s, when Henry encounters unexpected love. Henry is determined to find a respectable bride to ensure... Read More

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My Mistress' Eyes Are Raven Black

by Karen Rigby

In Terry Roberts’s ominous historical novel My Mistress’ Eyes Are Raven Black, Ellis Island’s immigration policies take a bleak post-war turn. In 1920, an Irish immigrant vanishes after being sent to the Isolation Ward. Suspecting... Read More

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The Darlings

by Karen Rigby

Angela Jackson’s "The Darlings" is an eccentric novel set within a contemporary Scottish marriage. Mark is a graying, demoralized, antsy office worker who aspires to work as a comedian. But he feels guilty about his past: he killed his... Read More

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