Blog Tour: Red As Blood, Lilja Sigurðardóttir

Book Review: Red As Blood, An Áróra Investigation Book 2, Lilja Sigurðardóttir, translated by Quentin Bates Mystery: Red As Blood, An Áróra Investigation Book 2, Lilja Sigurðardóttir, translated by Quentin Bates Blog Tour October 7, 2022   The odds of my learning Icelandic are marginally better than the odds of my going to Mars. If by some […]

Blog Tour: City of Sin, Sean O’Leary

Book Review: City of Sin, Carter Thompson Mysteries Book 1, Sean O’Leary Mystery: City of Sin, Carter Thompson Mysteries Book 1, Sean O’Leary Blog Tour August 15, 2022   Despite it being a big city and having “big city” issues, it’s hard to think of Sidney, Australia beyond the beautiful pictures of the harbor and […]

Blog Tour: Whisper of the Seals, Roxanne Bouchard

Book Review: Whisper of the Seals, Detective Morales Book 3, Roxanne Bouchard, translated by David Warriner   Mystery: Whisper of the Seals, Detective Morales Book 3, Roxanne Bouchard, translated by David Warriner   Recently I was reminded of a family vacation that included a trip through southern Ontario. My then sixteen-year-old self was very excited to be […]

Blog Tour: The Retreat, Sarah Pearse

Book Review: The Retreat, Detective Elin Warner Book 2, Sarah Pearse                   Mystery/Thriller: The Retreat, Detective Elin Warner Book 2, Sarah Pearse Blog Tour July 22, 2022   Elin Warner has been on reduced duty since returning from Switzerland. Despite her eagerness to return to her position […]

Book Review: Maisie Dobbs, Jaqueline Winspear

Book Review: Maisie Dobbs, Maisie Dobbs Book 1, Jaqueline Winspear   Mystery: Maisie Dobbs, Maisie Dobbs Book 1, Jaqueline Winspear   Every so often I run across an older book or series that makes me question my reading choices from years gone by. Maisie Dobbs is one of those books.   Jacqueline Winspear’s protagonist is a private […]

Book Review: The Coast to Coast Murders, James Patterson and J.D. Barker

Book Review: The Coast to Coast Murders, James Patterson and J.D. Barker   Mystery/Thriller: The Coast to Coast Murders, James Patterson and J.D. Barker   When James Patterson writes a novel there are certain things you come to expect. Short, action-packed chapters. Lots of action words. Dynamic plots.   When J.D. Barker writes a novel […]

Sister Agatha: The World’s Oldest Serial Killer, Domhnall O’Donoghue

Book Review: Sister Agatha: The World’s Oldest Serial Killer, Domhnall O’Donoghue   Mystery: Sister Agatha: The World’s Oldest Serial Killer, Domhnall O’Donoghue Blog Tour June 20, 2022   Sister Agatha: The World’s Oldest Serial Killer, Domhnall O’Donoghue Blog Tour, June 20, 2022   Not growing up Catholic, or Irish, my perspective on Irish nuns is […]