Blog Tour: Death in Bacton Wood, Ross Greenwood

Book Review: Death in Bacton Wood, The Norfolk Murders Book 3, Ross Greenwood Mystery: Death in Bacton Wood, The Norfolk Murders Book 3, Ross Greenwood Blog Tour May 7, 2024   Sometimes timing does not work out in your favor. DS Ashley Knight’s timing, for example, is awful. She has long been interested in an […]

Book Review: A Deadly Promise, Rachel Amphlett

Book Review: A Deadly Promise: DI Kay Hunter Book 13, Rachel Amphlett Mystery: A Deadly Promise: DI Kay Hunter Book 13, Rachel Amphlett   Imagine this. You are returning to England after a relaxing driving vacation through the south of France. You have rented an executive counterpart to AirBnb, paying a hefty sum for the […]

Book Review: Idolatry, Aditya Sudarshan

Book Review: Idolatry, Aditya Sudarshan Book Review: Idolatry, Aditya Sudarshan   Sometimes I wonder whether I should give up reading American and European authors in order to make time for the extraordinary voices coming from other parts of the world. I won’t actually do that, but when a book like Idolatry comes to my attention, […]

Blog Tour: Yule Island, Johana Gustawsson

Book Review: Yule Island, Johana Gustawsson, trans. by David Warriner Mystery: Yule Island, Johana Gustawsson, trans. by David Warriner Blog Tour December 20, 2023   Emma Lindahl is an art expert for a prestigious auction house in Stockholm. After working for Christie’s in NYC, she has returned home to live in the country she loves, […]

Book Review: Dead Sweet, Katrín Júlíusdóttir

Book Review: Dead Sweet, Katrín Júlíusdóttir, translated by Quentin Bates Book Review: Dead Sweet, Katrín Júlíusdóttir, translated by Quentin Bates   Óttar Karlsson is dead. A well respected public servant who made his name as an anti-corruption crusader, his body is found after missing his own surprise birthday party given by his girlfriend, his mother, […]

Blog Tour: The Silent House of Sleep, Allan Gaw

Book Review: The Silent House of Sleep, Dr. Jack Cuthbert Mystery Book 1, Allan Gaw   Mystery: The Silent House of Sleep, Dr. Jack Cuthbert Mystery Book 1, Allan Gaw Blog Tour December 4, 2023   Many years ago I knew an elderly couple in the Los Angeles area. She was a petite woman who always dressed […]

Book Review: Death in Paradise Park, Ross Greenwood

Book Review: Death in Paradise Park, DS Knight Book 2, Ross Greenwood Mystery: Death in Paradise Park, DS Knight Book 2, Ross Greenwood   Ah, the joys of being in a Ross Greenwood first chapter. The beautiful setting, a parking lot overlooking a beautiful view. The smell and taste of fresh fish and chips. The exploration of […]

Book Review: His Favourite Graves, Paul Cleave

Book Review: His Favourite Graves, Paul Cleave Thriller/Mystery: His Favourite Graves, Paul Cleave Note: UK spelling of title used in review   There is one thing that truly stands out to me about this book. Nobody is what they seem to be. Well, some of the minor characters might.. The rest, well, you’ll just have […]