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View from the Birdhouse · 3d ago

Book Spotlight and Giveaway - The Death of a Falcon: A Muirteach MacPhee Mystery by Susan McDuffie

Book SynopsisScotland, 1375: Muirteach MacPhee and his wife Mariota visit Edinburgh Castle, assisting the Lord of the Isles in his negotiations with King Robert II. A trading vessel arrives at the nearby port of Leith from the far away Norse settl...
View from the Birdhouse · 6d ago

Dear Abby - Favorite Dog Movies: One Hundred and One Dalmatians

Dear Friends,I am happy to be back to talk about another favorite dog movie this week.  On...
View from the Birdhouse · 6d ago

Book Review and Giveaway - The House on Harbor Hill by Shelly Stratton

Book SynopsisSet in the past and present, The House on Harbor Hill is a murder mystery that tackles the issues of racial prejudice and spousal abuse in the lives of two very different women… She’s generous, kind, and compassionate–yet Delilah Grey wi...
View from the Birdhouse · 1W ago

Book Spotlight and Giveaway - The Silver Gun (An Art Deco Mystery) by L.A. Chandlar

Book SynopsisNew York City, 1936. In the midst of the Great Depression, the Big Apple is defiantly striving toward an era infused with art, architecture, and economic progress under the dynamic Mayor La Guardia. But those in City Hall know that tu...
View from the Birdhouse · 1W ago

Dear Abby - Famous Movie Dogs: Toto from The Wizard of Oz

Dear Friends,I'm back to continue our chat about movie dogs.   This week my post is all ab...
View from the Birdhouse · 1W ago

Book Review and Giveaway - Ecstasy by Mary Sharratt

Book SynopsisIn the glittering hotbed of turn-of-the-twentieth century Vienna, one woman’s life would define and defy an era.Gustav Klimt gave Alma her first kiss. Gustav Mahler fell in love with her at first sight and proposed only a few weeks late...
View from the Birdhouse · 2W ago

Book Spotlight - Farewell, My Cuckoo: A Birds of a Feather Mystery by Marty Wingate

Book SynopsisJulia Lanchester must defend her love nest from an invasive species: her boyfriend’s sister. And then there’s the little matter of murder . . .“The cuckoo comes in April and sings its song in May. In June it changes tune and July it fl...
View from the Birdhouse · 2W ago

Dear Abby - A Dachshund Museum in Germany

Dear Friends,I am interrupting my dog movies series for an important news bulletin -- ther...
View from the Birdhouse · 2W ago

Book Review - High Cotton by Debby Mayne

Book SynopsisSome families are filled with so much love they can’t help but drive each other crazy. Shay Henke has mixed feelings about going to her family’s next reunion. On the one hand, she’ll get to see everyone in her mama's family—folks she ...
View from the Birdhouse · 2W ago

Book Review - The Heart's Appeal by Jennifer Delamare

Book SynopsisLondon, 1881He Never Expected to See Her Again. Then She Appeared with a Most Unexpected Request. . . .Strong-minded and independent, Julia Bernay has come to London to study medicine and become a doctor--a profession that has only ju...