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Lady Helena Investigates by Jane Steen (2018)

Review by CJ

Page count:
373

ASIN:
B079SMGC7S 

 

After the death of Lady Helena’s first love, she lost herself and remained desolate until her future-husband managed to draw her out. Now that she is a widow, Lady Helena finds herself stronger than she ever thought.

It is with this strength that she must face her overbearing family, new responsibilities and allegations that her husband’s death was no accident.

Lady Helena Investigates is the first novel in the Scott-De Quincy Mysteries series.

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Amusement (2008)

Review by CJ

Director:
John Simpson

Starring:
Katheryn Winnick, Laura Breckenridge, Jessica Lucas, Keir O’Donnell

Other notable appearances:
Reid Scott, Tad Hilgenbrink, Rena Owen

Running time:
85 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
When a Stranger Calls, The Funhouse Massacre, House of Wax

 

Three girls are brought together in a fight for their lives by a disturbed man with whom they went to elementary school.

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True Fiction by Lee Goldberg (2018)

Review by CJ

Page count:
252

ISBN:
9781503949188 

 

When bestselling author Ian Ludlow was approached by the CIA to pre-empt potential terrorist attacks, he had no idea that his ideas would be used by his own countrymen. Now he has gone from book tour to a fight for survival with only his wit and thriller research to keep him alive.

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American Horror Story: Season Five (Hotel)

Review by CJ

Director:
Ryan Murphy, Bradley Buecker, Loni Peristere, Michael Goi, Michael Uppendahl

Writer:
Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, Todd Kubrak, Tim Minear, James Wong, Jennifer Salt, Ned Martel, John J. Gray

Starring:
Kathy Bates, Denis O’Hare, Sarah Paulson, Wes Bentley, Lady Gaga, Matt Bomer, Finn Wittrock, Evan Peters, Mare Winningham

Other notable appearances:
Chloë Sevigny, Cheyenne Jackson, Angela Bassett, Lily Rabe, John Carroll Lynch, Seth Gabel, Anthony Ruivivar, Naomi Campbell, Darren Criss, Alexandra Daddario, Gabourey Sidibe, Lindsay Pulsipher

Running time:
45-74 minutes per episode

Number of episodes:
12

 

When John Lowe’s (Bentley) son is abducted from a carnival, his life takes a downward spiral. He soon finds himself living in the Hotel Cortez, which is home to more than meets the eye.

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Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card (1985)

Review by CJ

Page count:
324

ISBN:
0-312-93208-1 

 

Andrew ‘Ender’ Wiggins is the third Wiggins child in a future with a worldwide two-child policy. Ender’s life is due to his older brother and sister’s progress through a training program designed to create the best soldiers from a young age for the battle against alien insectoids. Ender’s brother Peter was too hostile and sister Valentine too empathetic to be successful, but their intelligence and potential meant Ender had a chance at life and glory.

As Ender progresses through battle school and makes a name for himself as the youngest and brightest star, he must survive the worst that humanity can throw at him to save humanity from the worst that its intergalactic enemy can bring.

Ender’s Game is the first novel in the Ender’s Saga series.

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