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Crystena77

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If it's good, I'll read it! Instagram:  @crystenasbooks

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Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, a Daring Escape, and the Making of Winston Churchill
Candice Millard
A Passion for Books: A Book Lover's Treasury of Stories, Essays, Humor, Love and Lists on Collecting, Reading, Borrowing, Lending, Caring for, and Appreciating Books
Rob Kaplan, Harold Rabinowitz
The Shell Seekers
Rosamunde Pilcher
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Murder at Hatfield House

Murder at Hatfield House - Amanda Carmack I was excited about this book because it marries two of my favorite genres - cozy mysteries and historical fiction. Did I like it? Yes. I enjoyed reading it. The story was good and held my interest. I wasn't able to invest in the characters the way I would have liked though. I think this book would have benefited from the first person narrative. Just my opinion. For some reason I felt a bit disconnected. I did not like that I was able to accurately guess the murderer the second they appeared on the page. I kept hoping I was wrong, but alas no. So it was more of a when-will-they-get-caught than a whodunit.

All in all - not bad for a first in a series.