“The Disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax” by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

"You know that I cannot possibly leave London while old Abrahams is in such mortal terror of his life.  Besides, on general principles it is best that I should not leave the country.  Scotland Yard feels lonely without me, and it causes an unhealthy excitement among the criminal classes." This is one of those stories … Continue reading “The Disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax” by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Feeding the Dragon: The True Story of the Little Girl Who Lived in the Library by Sharon Washington

Growing up, my home away from home was the library.  Each book was a gateway to a world of knowledge, or of wonder, or of something so crazy my young mind had trouble grasping it.  I always felt more comfortable there than in my own home.  When I came to discover that people could have … Continue reading Feeding the Dragon: The True Story of the Little Girl Who Lived in the Library by Sharon Washington