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September 11 Meeting

Thank you to Jean and Carol for joining me at the meeting.  Feel free to make additions and corrections if I'm missing anything.

Books discussed:

Burial Rites by Hannah Kent.  Historical fiction about the last person executed in Iceland, Agnes Magnúsdóttir, who was sentenced to death in 1829 for killing her former employer and his friend. This is Kent's first book.

Margot by Jillian Cantor.  Historical fiction written as though Anne Frank's older sister, Margot, survived the Holocaust and lived a new post-war life in Philadelphia as a Polish Christian immigrant named Margie Franklin.  

Bloodline by James Rollins.  A bit gruesome here and there, but very past-paced and interesting.  Secret society, international intrigue, Army intelligence stuff.  See his author site for more information about his many novels, including the Sigma Force Series, of which this title is the latest installment, the Tucker Wayne Series, and the Sanguine Series.

There's always lots of laughter an…