Tag Archives: Mystery

It’s Academic

Possession by A.S. Byatt is one of the Top 150 novels of the last century. The story is about a scholar named Roland who, while researching the life of a Victorian poet named Ash, discovers drafts of two letters written … Continue reading

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Wailing Saxophone

Pork Pie Hat by Peter Straub is a book I never would have read had it not been among the discarded pile at our library. As a lover of jazz, the title and book jacket intrigued me, so I brought … Continue reading

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Keep Digging

Mrs. Sherlock Holmes by Brad Ricca is a well researched book about a real life female detective named Mrs. Grace Humiston and her incredible story. Solving baffling cases and championing the rights of the underserved earned Grace her well-deserved nickname. … Continue reading

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Corruption

Prussian Blue is the first novel I have read by Philip Kerr. It is a 2018 Edgar Award nominee. After reading it, I understand why! Based in Germany, Austria, and the French Riviera, this story of intrigue covers two eras … Continue reading

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Slippery Riverbanks

The Grave’s a Fine and Private Place by Alan Bradley is the latest novel in the Flavia de Luce mystery series. For those who have yet to meet this precocious young female detective, I recommend a gander at this series. … Continue reading

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Not Again

When Will There Be Good News? by Kate Atkinson was recommended by my friend Joan. I am glad she did so because I really liked this book! The story starts off with a bang, well not a literal bang, but … Continue reading

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Who’s Your Daddy

I have only myself to blame for being disappointed in Oxford Inheritance by Ann A. McDonald. Had I read the cover of this book more carefully, I probably wouldn’t have chosen to read it. This is a mystery which I … Continue reading

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