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Moonlight Reader

Lawyer, mother, avid reader. Game host extraordinaire! Partner in crime to Obsidian Black Plague! My bookish weaknesses include classics, fantasy, YA, and agreeing to read more books than is even remotely possible.

Currently reading

Serpents in Eden (British Library Crime Classics)
Martin Edwards
Progress: 20/276 pages
With Child
Laurie R. King
Progress: 1 %
A World Undone: The Story of the Great War, 1914 to 1918
G.J. Meyer
Progress: 52 %


No Wind of Blame - Georgette Heyer



To choose the book, I sorted my kindle by recent. I then went to the random number generator, and picked a number between 1 & 71 (the number of pages of books on my kindle), and then, after selecting a page, I picked a number between 1 & 7 (the number of books per page). I ended up with No Wind of Blame

Page 56:

"Of course there hasn't been an accident!" Said Steel testily.

"Oh no, of course there hasn't!" said Wally, "I've only had a couple of barrels fired at me."

"If a man's fool enough to move from his stand, he's asking to be shot!" said Steel.

Obviously, a murder mystery. Also, the conversation reminds me of Dick Cheney hunting jokes. It's like Georgette Heyer was prescient. 


***This idea for the Friday56 post came from my friend Sockpoppet***