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Read this several years ago and wasn't much impressed. I thought the heroine wasn't much to write home about and the young man she falls in love with was a simp. Read as a historical curiosity.
07/03/2010
One of the less-nauseating sequels to Five Little Peppers. Joel is the least well-behaved of the Pepper children, which makes him more human.
07/03/2010
One of my favorite Holmes stories, probably because Watson is an active character. Holmes is ill and he refuses to allow Watson to treat him.
07/03/2010
Peter Darley - Writing a TV Series You Can Only Read
FEATURED AUTHOR - Peter Darley (P.D. to his friends) is a British novelist, whose professional history is in showbusiness. His lifelong admiration of heroes, and love of roller-coaster-style thrills have been a huge influence on his writings. As our Author of the Day, Darley tells us all about his flagship novel, Hold On! Please give us a short introduction to what Hold On! is about. Hold On! began as a unique experiment. I didn’t have the $50 million or so to make the TV series, so I opted for ‘The TV Series… Read more