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Old 11-09-2011, 04:43 PM
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I know that there was a wonderful thread regarding this topic in the "old" forum. I bookmarked it, but now can't find it I also tried to "search" but, no luck. So, sorry for the repeat, but I need a new author to read! I just finished the Benny Harper series by Earlene Fowler - loved it!!! I've read all of Joanne Fluke - Hanna Swenson series as well as Diane Mott Davidson. Anyone have any suggestions for another author - light read, mystery with a quilting twist? I have to go into the hospital on Friday and I'd sure like to load my kindle with a good read. Thank you!
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Old 11-09-2011, 04:57 PM
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Old 11-09-2011, 05:03 PM
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Just read a book by "Debbie Macomber", easy read, she has written many, I just heard about her..
Help was a great book....
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Old 11-09-2011, 05:16 PM
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If you like light mysteries but it doesn't have to have a quilting theme, I like the Sue Grafton books...A is for Alibi, etc. She has a new book coming out soon...V is for Vendetta. The main character in them is a private investigator. Seems like they're set back in the 80's.
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Old 11-09-2011, 05:25 PM
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a great quilting series is by Jennifer Chiaverini The Elm Street Quilters here's link http://elmcreek.net/
also I have just finished reading every book Harlan Coben wrote...excellent!
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I recommend ... got them all on my Kindle right now.
Kat Martin - series Against the Fire, Against the Law, Against the Wind - very good.
Susan Albert - series The Darling Dahlias
Lynette Eason - Women of Justice series
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Breaking Night by Liz Murray - she is the formerly homeless girl who turned her life around (she was on Oprah) - great book about resilience. (Not fiction)

Girl in Translation by Jean Kwok - a young girl and her mother emigrate from China and the book details her struggles. It is fiction, but "informed" by the real life of the author.
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Old 11-09-2011, 06:10 PM
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Originally Posted by pdunn56 View Post
a great quilting series is by Jennifer Chiaverini The Elm Street Quilters here's link http://elmcreek.net/
also I have just finished reading every book Harlan Coben wrote...excellent!
AGREE!! The best I have read!
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I'm reading The Forsyte Saga by John Galsworthy. It was a series on PBS and very good. nine books. set in 1800's to 1900's.
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Have you tried any of these authors?
Monica Ferris
Laura Childs
M.C. Beaton
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