The Lover’s Portrait by Jennifer S. Alderson #RBRT #TuesdayBookBlog

American Art History student Zelda Richardson loves her life in Amsterdam, but entrance into the Master’s course in Museum Studies depends on her performance as an intern at the Amsterdam Historical Museum. She is asked to work on an online project to restore 1500 paintings stolen by the Nazis during World War Two to theirContinue reading “The Lover’s Portrait by Jennifer S. Alderson #RBRT #TuesdayBookBlog”

Dark Clouds over Nuala by Harriet Steel #RBRT #bookreview

It was a pleasure to return to mid-1930s colonial Ceylon and reconnect with the courteous Inspector Shanti de Silva and his amenable English wife, Jane. A painstaking detective, De Silva manages to balance polite acquiescence to his pompous superior, government agent, Archie Clutterbuck, with a determined pursuit of justice. We join society in Nuala atContinue reading “Dark Clouds over Nuala by Harriet Steel #RBRT #bookreview”

The Curse of Arundel Hall: A Yellow Cottage Vintage Mystery by J. New #FridayRead #RBRT

Although this is not the first of the Yellow Cottage cosy mysteries, Chapter One introduces the heroine, Ella, and explains why, as an intelligent 24 year old widow, she is living on the island of Linhay needing to occupy her life with a challenge.   Set in the 1930s, there are parallels with the investigationsContinue reading “The Curse of Arundel Hall: A Yellow Cottage Vintage Mystery by J. New #FridayRead #RBRT”

Exposure by Rose Edmunds

The return of Crazy Amy in this nail-biting story, opens with drama and amusement. You have no need to have read Rose Edmunds’ previous book, Concealment as you will soon know a great deal about Amy and her devilish alter ego, Little Amy, within the first few pages. But Amy is a highly intelligent, talentedContinue reading “Exposure by Rose Edmunds”