Audra Friend

About me

Audra Friend is a Boston-based book blogger who reviews as Unabridged Chick ( Audra studied anthropology and geography as an undergrad, and she’s most taken with novels that address the stickier side of history, place, and society as well as the roles of women, from royals to riffraff. Professionally, Audra has worked in the non-profit sector for the last ten years and is blessed with coworkers who don’t mind hearing about what she’s currently reading.

From my website

Interview with David Morrell

I'm not reading much since having a baby, but thankfully the books I am reading are just fab. I'd been breathlessly waiting for Inspector of the Dead, the second novel by David Morrell to feature Thomas DeQuincy, and I just loved it. (The heroine, Emily, is so fabulous, I love…

2015 Historical Fiction Reading Challenge

This is one of my favorite reading challenges, mostly because hist fic is among my favorite genres, and until 2014, was a challenge I easily beat. (Thus, I suppose, negating the "challenge" part of it, but whatever.)This year the Historical Fiction Reading Challenge is being hosted at Passages to the…

Inspector of the Dead by David Morrell

Title: Inspector of the DeadAuthor: David MorrellGenre: Fiction (19th Century / London / Murder Mystery / Historical Figure Fictionalized / Victoriana / Drug Use / Parent-Child Relationships)Publisher/Publication Date: Mulholland Books (3/24/2015)Source: Historical Fiction Virtual Book ToursRating: Loved.Did I finish?: I did.One-sentence summary: A series of high profile and gruesome murders…

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