Blog Tour: Cold as Hell, Lilja Sigurðardóttir

Book Review: Cold as Hell, An Áróra Investigation Book 1, Lilja Sigurðardóttir, translated by Quentin Bates   Mystery: Cold as Hell, An Áróra Investigation Book 1, Lilja Sigurðardóttir, translated by Quentin Bates Blog Tour October 11, 2021   Áróra was born in Iceland, daughter of an Icelandic father and an English mother. Raised in both countries, she […]

Book Review: Iced in Paradise, Naomi Hirahara

Book Review: Iced in Paradise, Leilani Santiago Book 1, Naomi Hirahara   Book Review: Iced in Paradise, Leilani Santiago Book 1, Naomi Hirahara   We have never been to Hawai’i. I’m sure there are some terrific bookstores on the islands, so when Scintilla strikes it rich and we can fly around the world on the expense account, […]

Book Review: Grave on Grand Avenue, Naomi Hirahara

Book Review: Grave on Grand Avenue, An Ellie Rush Mystery Book 2, Naomi Hirahara   Mystery: Grave on Grand Avenue, An Ellie Rush Mystery Book 2, Naomi Hirahara   Ellie Rush would love to follow her aunt’s footsteps and move up in the LAPD hierarchy. She does not want her aunt to help. She intends […]

Book Review: False Value, Ben Aaronovitch

Book Review: False Value, Rivers of London Book 8, Ben Aaronovitch   Mystery/Fantasy: False Value, Rivers of London Book 8, Ben Aaronovitch   Peter Grant has been dismissed from the Metropolitan Police, his connections to “the Folly” (the branch devoted to the fae, supernatural, magical, and generally weird) cut off, and with twins on the way he […]

Book Review: The Perplexing Theft of the Jewel in the Crown, Vaseem Khan

Book Review: The Perplexing Theft of the Jewel in the Crown, A Baby Ganesh Agency Investigation Book 2, Vaseem Khan   Book Review: The Perplexing Theft of the Jewel in the Crown, A Baby Ganesh Agency Investigation Book 2, Vaseem Khan   Inspector Chopra (ret’d) has decided that a nice relaxing trip to the museum […]

Book Review: Murder on Bamboo Lane, Naomi Hirahara

Book Review: Murder on Bamboo Lane, An Ellie Rush Mystery Book 1, Naomi Hirahara   Mystery: Murder on Bamboo Lane, An Ellie Rush Mystery Book 1, Naomi Hirahara   Ellie Rush has wanted to be a homicide detective ever since she accompanied her aunt, a high ranking officer in the LAPD, to “bring your daughter to work […]

Blog Tour: The Great Silence, Doug Johnstone

Book Review: The Great Silence, The Skelfs Series Book 3, Doug Johnstone Book Review: The Great Silence, The Skelfs Series Book 3, Doug Johnstone Blog Tour August 20, 2021   After reading this book, I began to think about the many Scottish authors I’ve had the privilege to read and review over the last few years in […]