I first became acquainted with Phryne Fisher via the TV series “Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries" that stars Australian actors Essie Davis and Nathan Page. I loved the original series. Eventually, I got around to the books that inspired the series, and they have been quite fun to read. The most recent one I picked up:... Continue Reading →
I thoroughly enjoyed The Whispered Word by Ellery Adams. You can read my review of the first book in the series here. Here's the book blurb from Amazon: Nora Pennington, owner of Miracle Books, believes that a well-chosen novel can bring healing and hope. But she and the other members of the Secret, Book, and... Continue Reading →
I don't usually finish a novel in the middle of the work week unless it's a good read. Yesterday I picked up Anne Perry's Death in Focus (Elena Standish #1) with the intent of finishing, although the book had been languishing on my library books bookshelf for about two months. I had been experiencing some... Continue Reading →
This week, I finished another installment in author Linda Castillo's gripping Amish murder mystery series starring Kate Burkholder. Her Last Breath is book #5 in the series. I enjoyed it thoroughly. Here's my Goodreads review: Another gripping installment in a compelling series. I don't know how she does it, but the author was able to... Continue Reading →
Here are my reviews of a few mysteries I've read recently. Amazon links are included for you if you would like to peek at the book through their Kindle service.
This last week I have been suffering from what I like to call the Dragon Flu. It's where your derriere is draggin'. But more particularly this was a seasonal flu, and it knocked me out. I was in bed most of the time. What's the best thing to do if you need to rest and... Continue Reading →
Tonight I'm working my way through what is typically a quick read for me. I'm reading Fortune and Glory by Janet Evanovich. This is book twenty seven in a series about the quirky Stephanie Plum, a woman who works as a bail bondsman or bounty hunter in New Jersey. When I first started the series,... Continue Reading →
Copy Kat by Karen KijewskiMy rating: 5 of 5 starsIt's rare that a book (and number four in a series!) kept me turning the pages, with actual excitement at the solution. The plot kept me intrigued and it made sense at the end. Not a simple path to the conclusion. I also enjoyed the author's... Continue Reading →
A list of books on my nightstand the week of November 23, 2020.