Book review: Strangled in Paris

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Strangled in Paris

I was thrilled to finally try this series by two popular French authors (Claude Izner being their pen name).
Plus, Strangled in Paris takes place in mostly in Paris, obviously, during La Belle Époque, and Victor Legris, the investigator asked to solve the murder of a young woman, is a book-seller! What is not to love here!

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Review and giveaway: Occult Paris

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Occult Paris:
The Lost Magic of the Belle Époque

 

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Author:
Tobias Churton
Publisher:
Inner Traditions • Bear & Company

Release date:
October 30, 2016
Pages:
493
ISBN:
978-1620555453

Genre:
nonfiction – history – occult

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So far, there has not been much effort in putting together all the information available on the explosion of occult movements in Paris from roughly 1870 to 1914. For this reason, Occult Paris: The Lost Magic of the Belle-Époque aims at filling “the gap in cultural knowledge that ignorance and materialistic hostility to the category of the spiritual has created” (p.xii).

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Book review and giveaway: The Witch of Painted Sorrows – I love France #138

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The Witch of Painted Sorrows

 

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In full compliance with FTC Guidelines,
I received this ebook for free in exchange
for a fair and honest review.
I was in no way compensated for this post
as a reviewer,
and the thoughts are my own.
The Witch of Painted Sorrows
by
MJ Rose
Release date: March 17, 2015
by Atria Books/Simon & Schuster

ISBN: 978-1476778068
Hardcover, 384 pages
also available as ebook

Genre:  historical suspense / paranormal

Source: Received
from the author for a
virtual book tour on France Book Tours

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MY THOUGHTS ABOUT THIS BOOK

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You know a book is really good when it’s in a genre you usually never read, and yet as soon as you open the book, you get totally glued to it, as another blogger said about this same book. And you just can’t stop flipping the pages. This has been my experience with two previous books by MJ Rose: Seduction and The Collector of Dying Breaths. And no, I usually do not read nor like paranormal themes. But with one exception for MJ Rose. She did it again with her latest, The Witch of Painted Sorrows, and I’m really thrilled to present it to you today.
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