Monthly Archives: March 2011

Ontario House Styles

Ontario House Styles: The distinctive architecture of the province’s 18th and 19th century homes by Robert Mikel. James Lorimer & Co. Ltd. 2004. Although this part of Eastern Ontario is no longer as well-to-do as it once was, historically the … Continue reading


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The Water Rat of Wanchai

The Water Rat of Wanchai by Ian Hamilton. Anansi 2011. I read a positive review of this book in the newspaper one weekend, and the next time I was in the library, there it was, on display and available. I … Continue reading

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She Felt No Pain

She Felt No Pain by Lou Allin. RendezVous Crime 2010. Location. Location. Location. As with real estate, location can make a big difference to a story. Location was one of the aspects I enjoyed most about this light mystery from … Continue reading

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The High Road

The High Road by Terry Fallis. McClelland & Stewart 2010. The High Road is the sequel to Canada Reads winner Best Laid Plans. If you enjoyed Best Laid Plans, you will want to read The High Road. If Best Laid … Continue reading

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