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  1. Rec 2

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    Even in their old age, Hazel and Daisy just can't seem to escape being in the right place at the right time to solve a murder mystery. And neither of them would have it any other way. Detective Society quite literally Forever!
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    Spoilers? I hope not - I've read all current available canon as of December 2016, including Mistletoe and Murder, but references to previous cases should be oblique and non-spoilery. The only exception to this is - if I've done my job well - some of the nuance of the Hazel/Daisy relationship. As this is future!fic, the majority of what I've written is imagined, but it would be hard not to be a little influenced by how things have played out in the books thus far.

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    2 Jan 2017

  2. Rec 21

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    It started, as it often did, with a missing girl.

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    31 Dec 2016

  3. Rec 56

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    I relayed the information I’d so masterfully committed to memory in my youth, re: the prophet Elijah being taken up to heaven while still alive and in full possession of his faculties. I’d won a prize for Scripture-knowledge and so had details of this sort at my fingertips.

    “Although,” I said, as we neared what I took to be the stratosphere, or some kind of sphere at any rate, “just now my resemblance to the prophet Elijah escapes me.”

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    31 Dec 2016

  4. Rec 25

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    A selection from the Private Diary of Sir James Martin of Martindale. Concerning Peas, Friendship, the state of Blessed Matrimony, and several wonders of Modern Medicine.

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    26 Dec 2016

  5. Rec 7

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    Marthe is dead. Life, somehow, continues from there.

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    26 Dec 2016

  6. Public Bookmark 51

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    2014: Ice Bucket Challenge. 2015: Wax Off Heart Disease. 2016: mass hysteria.

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    1 Jul 2015

  7. Rec *

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    For Patrick, half the point of coming out was to finally be able to have decent sex. He just wasn't expecting it to be with Jonny.

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    10 Sep 2014

  8. Rec 33

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    The summer after his first year at Oxford, Posner goes back to Sheffield.

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    28 Dec 2013

  9. Rec 7

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    If it had been fiction, Dakin would have died. (The Turn of the Screw.) If it had been fiction, perhaps Irwin himself would have copped it. (Death in Venice.) Neither happened, of course. Irwin had survived, as argumentative and desire-tormented as ever, which proved that literature offered only the vaguest of guides to human affairs.

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    28 Dec 2013

  10. Rec 89

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    In this fandom, there are things you don’t talk about.

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    27 Dec 2013

  11. Rec 24

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    Richard and Door receive a note from the Marquis de Carabas. It seems he has a favor to ask...

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    26 Dec 2013

  12. Rec 4

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    "It may also please you to advertise my lord his grace that since his repair to Richmond I have been at Lesnes, where I saw one of the most piteous and grievous sights that ever I saw, which to me before the sight of the same was incredible, concerning the breach out of the Thames into the marshes at Lesnes, which are all overflowed and drowned." 

    --Thomas Cromwell to Stephen Gardiner, January 18, 1529

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    25 Dec 2013

  13. Rec 14

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    If you were an Affectionate Devil or a Quiet Deviless, how would you go about making Delicious Friends... and parting them from their souls? Spoilers for the An Intimate of Devils storyline.

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    25 Dec 2013

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    A collection of helpful tips to improve your Windows 95 experience. Based on the Windows 95 Tips blog by Niel Cicierega.

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    25 Dec 2013

  15. Rec 8

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    Because there are always some people who seem to need the obvious spelling out to them…

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    25 Dec 2013

  16. Public Bookmark 54

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    19th century J2 AU in which Jared is a young man travelling from Galveston to the Caribbean, only to be washed ashore on a small island near Puerto Rico when his ship is caught in a storm. He meets a natural historian named Dr Ackles on the island--a hermit who claims not to want any company, but whose eyes say something else entirely.

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    26 Jul 2013

  17. Rec 4

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    The Devil's been having a hell of day. First God, then Death, and now a fiddle player named Johnny.

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    30 Dec 2012

    Bookmarker's Notes

    Awesomely good fusion of song, business speak and the sulkiest Devil evah.

  18. Rec 24

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    Tracy's been in four duels in the past three weeks. Frank gets in a duel to make a point about how unpleasant it is when one's friends get into duels. Tracy is not amused.

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    29 Dec 2012

    Bookmarker's Notes

    Great voice, great idea of how to bring Andover a little humanity and even, perhaps, some love.

  19. Public Bookmark 7

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    "As my friend Comrade Cootes might have said, one must expect a few hitches on the way to getting hitched."

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    29 Dec 2012

    Bookmarker's Notes

    Fully plotted and suitably Psmith-twisty romp with hilarious cameos from other Wodehouse favourites. Feel sorry (again) for the Efficient Baxter, loathsome though he be.

  20. Rec 3

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    A chance meeting at Marienborg, set in the months between s1 and s2. Birgitte and Katrine have their first conversation since Katrine resigned.

    (Disclaimer: My first Borgen fic, and with my limited knowledge of Danish I've tried to mirror that in the speech, while writing in English)

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    29 Dec 2012

    Bookmarker's Notes

    Nice post-series slice of honesty between two interesting, highly compromised, women.

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