Withering Heights

Withering Heights The formerly plump girl turned Thin Woman may now be happily married and a mother, but Ellie Haskell has not lost her wit, her weakness for Gothic romance, or her knack for solving crimes. So when her young cousin, Ariel, suddenly turns up on Ellies doorstep asking her to investigate some mysterious happenings … More Withering Heights

Resort To Murder

RESORT TO MURDER is a Miss Dimont Mystery by TP Fielden This is the second book in the Miss Dimont series, but not having read the first book was not an issue. The story is set in Temple Regis, Devon during the late 1950s. It begins with a body found on the beach which turns … More Resort To Murder

The House of Silk

I’ll admit I have seen lots of Sherlock Holmes films and TV shows, but not actually read a Sherlock Holmes book. So I have no idea how the first non-Doyle Sherlock Holmes story, written by Anthony Horowitz, compares to those of the great man himself. The House of Silk, published in 2011, was the first … More The House of Silk

The Unbearable Lightness of Being in Aberystwyth

Having read the first two books in the Louie Knight series – Aberystwyth Mon Amour and Last Tango in Aberystwyth  – it took me a while to read the third book in the Aberystwyth Noir series – The Unbearable Lightness of Being in Aberystwyth. Plot of  The Unbearable Lightness of Being in Aberystwyth: There is nothing unusual … More The Unbearable Lightness of Being in Aberystwyth

Judge and Jury

Judge and Jury by James Patterson Plot: It’s the trial of the decade – Dominick Cavallo, the modern-day Godfather, has finally been put in the dock, and there’s enough evidence to make it certain he’ll be convicted. Heavy security surrounds the courtroom, and Nick Pellisante, the FBI agent who helped to nail Cavallo, keeps a … More Judge and Jury

Dragonwell Dead

Time For Another Tea Shop Mystery Book by Laura Childs Plot of Dragonwell Dead: Although Theodosia Browning barely knows a Phalinopsis from a Bog Rose, she still enjoys Charleston’s Spring Plantation Ramble, especially since she can promote her Indigo Tea Shop and her latest concoction, Dragonwell Sweet Tea. But the party’s over when Mark Congdon … More Dragonwell Dead

A Star Spangled Murder

Star Spangled Murder is the 11th Lucy Stone mystery by Leslie Meier Available from Amazon Lucy Stone is in the doghouse – with her next-door neighbour, Mrs. Prudence Pratt. It seems that Kudo, the Stones’ misbehaving mutt, has developed a taste for Mrs. Pratt’s blue-ribbon winning chickens, as well an escape artist’s talent for sneaking … More A Star Spangled Murder

Father’s Day Murder

Available From Amazon When her part-time reporting gig gives Lucy the opportunity to attend a Boston newspaper conference, she looks forward to the vacation from domestic bliss. But upon leaving Tinker’s Cove, she quickly discovers that alone time can be kind of…..lonely. And in between libel workshops and panel discussions, Lucy takes a guilt trip. … More Father’s Day Murder