Category Archives: Mysteries

I Just Met Agatha Raisin

I don’t know what took me so long, but while visiting blogs a couple of weeks ago I discovered the world of Agatha Raisin. It’s actually a great world to spend time in. Agatha’s world is, at times, laugh-out-loud funny, … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Silkworm

Author: Robert J. Galbraith/J.K. Rowling Publisher: Mulholland Books, 2014 Format: Audiobook narrated perfectly by Robert Glenister The Silkworm is the second book in Robert Galbraith/J.K. Rowling’s detective series featuring Cormoran Strike and his eager secretary Robin Ellacott. This book starts … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Spider Woman’s Daughter

Author: Anne Hillman Publisher: Harper Collins 2013 Format: Audiobook, Read perfectly by Christina Delaine My husband and I “discovered” Tony Hillerman’s books back in the 1980s when we were driving back and forth between our home in the Kansas City … Continue reading

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Book Review: Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline Winspeare

Author: Jacqueline Winspeare Publisher: Penguin Group 2003 Format: Audiobook read by Rita Barrington Earlier this year I read the latest book, A Dangerous Place, in this Maisie Hobbs series. It was the twelfth book in the author’s series, but I … Continue reading

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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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