Category Archives: Mysteries

Book Tour: Murder and Other Natural Disasters

Author: Lida Sideris Publisher: The Wild Rose Press Inc. September 2015 Why I Read This Book: I do subscribe to this theory: You can judge a book by it’s cover. I do it all the time without picking loads of … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Wrong Girl

. Author: Hank Phillippi Ryan Publisher: Forge Books, 2013 Format: Audiobook Narrated by Ilyana Kadushin Awards: 2013 Agatha Award for Best Contemporary Novel Do you like reading the books that win awards? If so, you’ll like reading this author. Hank … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Cuckoo’s Calling

Author: Robert Galbraith (Pen name of J.K. Rowling) Publisher: Mulholland Books 2013 Format: Audibook narrated by Robert Glenister Why I Read This Book: It was a book club selection, but I told myself I’d read only the first chapter. I … Continue reading

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Book Review: Dance of the Bones

Publisher: William Morrow, September, 2015 Why I Wanted To Read This Boook: When asked to join the TLC Book Tour, I agreed immediately just because I wanted to read another book by the author. J.A. Jance has written over fifty … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Nature of the Beast

Author: Louise Penny Publisher: Minotaur, August 2015 Series: Three Pines or Armand Gamache, Book 11 Format: Audio, Narrated by Robert Bathurst One of the highest points in an avid reader’s year is when a long awaited book finally arrives. That’s what … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Other Woman

Author: Hank Phillippi Publisher: Forge Books 2012 Genre: Mystery Jane is a journalist, newly working for a Boston newspaper. She was a TV journalist until she refused to reveal a source. The TV station fired her and everywhere she goes people … Continue reading

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Book Review: Wings In the Dark

. Author: Michael Murphy Publisher: Alibi Genre: Mystery, Historical Fiction My Reason For Reading This Book: I’ve read the first two books in this great new mystery series and I had to keep going. The two main characters are worth spending … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Widow’s Son

. Author: Thomas Shawver Publisher: Alibi July 2015 Genre: Mystery My Reason For Reading This Book: I read the first two books in the series and enjoyed them. I like the main character, Michael Bevan. He’s very flawed which makes … Continue reading

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Two “English” Books: English Creek and The English Girl

Two of the books I read this past month have the word “English” in their titles. English was also important within the stories. In English Creek by Ivan Doig (Scribner 2005), it’s all about a whole forestry division in northeastern … Continue reading

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Book Tour: The Case of the Invisible Dog

. Author: Diane Stingley Publisher: Alibi 2015 Genre: Cozy Mystery In the start of a charmingly imaginative cozy series sure to delight fans of Carolyn Hart and Diane Mott Davidson, Diane Stingley introduces a blundering detective who believes herself to … Continue reading

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