Siren by Celina Grace #bookreview

Siren is the newly published 9th book in the Kate Redman Mystery series, written by Celina Grace, and is only the second I have read, but that doesn’t matter a jot. On the first page of Chapter One we soon get to know Detective Sergeant Kate Redman and learn about her friendship with Detective InspectorContinue reading “Siren by Celina Grace #bookreview”

Agatha Raisin #amreading

You may have recently seen the beginning of a series on Sky 1 about Agatha Raisin.  I first discovered Agatha, hiding in the crime and mystery shelves in my local library.  Finding that the books about her were written by the author of Hamish MacBeth, I knew I would have to try one of M CContinue reading “Agatha Raisin #amreading”

Amelia Dyer and the Baby Farm Murders by Angela Buckley

We cannot help being fascinated by true life crimes and how they are solved.  This sensational tale has been thoroughly researched and told in an easily read style which gives us a realistic picture of late 19th century life.   Unmarried mothers at that time, not only suffered deep shame but would also lose theirContinue reading “Amelia Dyer and the Baby Farm Murders by Angela Buckley”

#AtoZChallenge Letter K

Today’s challenge is a poem which inspired songwriters.   is for Kipling. The Way Through the Woods is a poem from Rudyard Kipling’s book Rewards and Fairies. The Way Through The Woods  THEY shut the road through the woods Seventy years ago. Weather and rain have undone it again, And now you would never knowContinue reading “#AtoZChallenge Letter K”