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Other People's Money

by Emile Gaboriau

Well written, interesting as the stories unfold, kept me intrigued.

Reviewed on 2010.03.19

The Monastery

by Walter Scott

Interesting story, beautiful writing, of course. The start is REALLY slow - a guy is given a book to give to the world and seeks a publisher's help, who tells him he should be the publisher. Not sure what that was all about.

The story itself is about two brothers and their interaction between the local priests and politics, intermingled with a ghostly woman in white who seeks to give advice and lead them, and others, to a Bible and its teachings (very heretic to the teachings of the Catholic priests who feel it's demonic to read the Bible instead of taking their interpretation of it), as well as both being in love with the same woman. Great history.

Reviewed on 2010.01.22

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Ronald E. Yates
Ronald E. Yates has loved books since the very first day he stepped into a library. Thanks to this passion - coupled with a fascination with history and a true talent for writing, we have seen several excellent works from his pen. Today, as our Author of the Day, Yates talks about how he manages to describe the history in his books with such extraordinary accuracy, how his own experiences inspired the Billy Battles books and gives some sound writing advice to any aspiring writers out there.
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