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Ahhh Those Were The Days…

Sunday, July 13, 2008
Posted in: Beverly Havlir, memory lane

The following is a blurb that I wrote back in April 2005, for Beverly Havlir’s book, Bodyguard. I’m reposting it, because it was a nice jaunt down memory lane

Girl Genius Doctor witnesses a murder on her way home from work one night.

Girl Genius’s overprotective and very influential father hires Boy Detective to protect his precious baby Girl Genius.

Girl Genius is resentful of Boy Detective cuz she’s afraid he’s gonna cramp her style, especially now that she’s decided to get laid after years of concentrating on being a genius.

Boy Detective is resentful cuz he thinks she’s a spoilt brat, and he has far more important things to do, than to babysit her.

Girl Genius and Boy Detective clash continuously until of course they wind up swapping saliva and doing the horizontal foxtrot

Meanwhile Mean Murderer is still on the loose, and is closing in on Girl Genius

I really should go back to these old KarenS-stylie blurbs. They were so much more fun to write. *g*

Anybody remember this cartoon? Well, I used to love it, when it used to air back in the eighties.

TTG bought the complete first series DVD box set last week, and we spent part of the Easter weekend watching it in bed. It was absolutely fantastic.

Anybody remember the words to the theme song?

One for all and all for one
Muskehounds are always ready.
One for all and all for one
Helping everybody
One for all and all for one
It’s a pretty story
Sharing everything with fun
That’s the way to be.

One for all and all for one
Muskehounds are always steady.
One for all and all for one
Helping everybody
One for all and all for one
Can sound pretty corny
If you got a problem chum
Think how it could be!

Ahh, memories, yes?

Who was your favourite Muskehound? Mine was Aramis. I was always quite partial to King Charles Spaniels, and he looked like one. *g*

Well mine started with Anne of Green Gables, and I haven’t looked back since.

I still love it today as much as I did all those years ago.

My questions for today are;

A: What was the one book that turned you onto reading, period, and how old were you at the time?

B: Which book turned you onto romance novels? How old were you?

By the way, does anybody remember the Seniors category books? I think they were supposed to be a slightly more adult version of Bantam’s Sweet Dreams series.

Ahhh Sweet Dreams… my fave SD author was definitely Janet Quin-Harkin. I wonder whatever happened to her?

Jesus, those SD covers were pure cheese weren’t they?

Updated: Found some more Janet Quin-Harkin books. By the way, she also wrote the Sister, Sister books. I never knew that. I guess you learn something new everyday.

Awww… aint Memory Lane grand?