Tag Archives: Jo Manning

Anatomy of a DNF

Since I discussed the opening chapter of Jo Manning’s Seducing Mr. Heywood, I wanted to explain why I stopped reading (at about 60% in; I skimmed the rest). This book was just OK for me, and I have other books waiting that I’m … Continue reading

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Chapter One: A Seduction

In a Twitter discussion of clergy heroes hot vicars @JanetNorCal suggested Jo Manning’s Seducing Mr. Heywood. I requested it from the library, picked up the hold yesterday, and dove in. Manning’s book was published in hardcover by Five Star, and later released as … Continue reading

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