Tag Archives: Mystery

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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Puffin

When We Were Orphans by Kazuo Ishiguro is a detective novel published in 2000. This is the third Ishiguro novel I have read and as in his other works, I enjoyed it. Told in the first-person by a man named … Continue reading

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Ghost Writer

Aunt Dimity and the Buried Treasure by Nancy Atherton is a charming mystery story. It is one of many in a series of Aunt Dimity novels, but the first I have read. This story takes place in a small country … Continue reading

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The Mystery of the White Ribbon

The House of Silk by Anthony Horowitz recently came to my attention when I saw a former professor was reading another book written by the same author. Am I ever grateful! Sanctioned by the Doyle Estate, this is a brand … Continue reading

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Holmes Resurrected

Sherlock Holmes the Missing Years: Japan by Vasudev Murthy is a refreshing new Holmes mystery. Narrated by the ever faithful sidekick, Dr. Watson, the mystery begins with an ominous letter written in Sherlock Holmes handwriting instructing Watson to make haste … Continue reading

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Nothing But the Truth

First Impressions by Charlie Lovett is a great book for those who enjoy mysteries in addition to Jane Austen novels. It has been decades since I read Austen in high school and this novel prompted me to reminisce not only … Continue reading

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Misconception

The Hundred-Year House by Rebecca Makkai is a novel told in reverse. Makkai begins with a cast of characters living in 1999 on a North Shore estate in Lake Forest, IL, which had formerly been an artist community.┬áThe story then … Continue reading

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