Face the Wind by Caren J Werlinger #TuesdayBookBlog

Kathleen Halloran has never been happier. She and Molly Cooper have built a life together, living in her grandmother’s cottage. The family drama of the past has calmed down. She and Molly will soon be aunts. Life on Little Sister Island is everything Kathleen could wish for… until the island begins to send ominous signalsContinue reading “Face the Wind by Caren J Werlinger #TuesdayBookBlog”

The Fear of Ravens by Wendy Percival (Esme Quentin Mystery Book 4) #NewPaperback

When Esme Quentin is engaged to research the history of an ancient mill owned by her client, Anna Brannock, she stumbles upon a bitter family feud, tales of witchcraft and a century-old allegation of murder. ​As Esme digs deeper, the past begins to converge on the present, when Anna becomes the target of a disturbingContinue reading “The Fear of Ravens by Wendy Percival (Esme Quentin Mystery Book 4) #NewPaperback”

The America Ground (The Forensic Genealogist Series Book 4) by Nathan Dylan Goodwin #BookReview

Morton Farrier, the esteemed English forensic genealogist, had cleared a space in his busy schedule to track down his own elusive father finally. But he is then presented with a case that challenges his research skills in his quest to find the killer of a woman murdered more than one hundred and eighty years ago.Continue reading “The America Ground (The Forensic Genealogist Series Book 4) by Nathan Dylan Goodwin #BookReview”

Death of a Cuckoo: An Esme Quentin Short Read by Wendy Percival #BookReview #Mystery #AncestryHour

A letter. A photograph. A devastating truth. When Gina Vincent receives a letter of condolence from a stranger following her mother’s death, a photograph slipped inside reveals a disturbing truth – everything she’s ever known is based on a lie. Shocked and disorientated, she engages genealogy detective Esme Quentin to help search for answers. TheContinue reading “Death of a Cuckoo: An Esme Quentin Short Read by Wendy Percival #BookReview #Mystery #AncestryHour”

The Sterling Affair (The Forensic Genealogist Book 8) by Nathan Dylan Goodwin

When an unannounced stranger comes calling at Morton Farrier’s front door, he finds himself faced with the most intriguing and confounding case of his career to-date as a forensic genealogist. He agrees to accept the contract to identify a man who had been secretly living under the name of his new client’s long-deceased brother. MortonContinue reading “The Sterling Affair (The Forensic Genealogist Book 8) by Nathan Dylan Goodwin”

The Lost Ancestor (The Forensic Genealogist series Book 2) by Nathan Dylan Goodwin #TuesdayBookBlog

As usual I seem to be reading this series of mysteries in the wrong order but in The Lost Ancestor we quickly come to know the character of Morton Farrier, a clever forensic genealogist and his circumstances, living happily with his fiancé, Juliette in an old cottage in the centre of Rye.  Written in theContinue reading “The Lost Ancestor (The Forensic Genealogist series Book 2) by Nathan Dylan Goodwin #TuesdayBookBlog”

The Sinclair Betrayal: A Jayne Sinclair Genealogical Mystery by M J Lee #TuesdayBookBlog #Review

Jayne Sinclair is back and this time she’s investigating her own family history. For years, Jayne has avoided researching the past of her own family. There are just too many secrets she would prefer to stay hidden. Then she is forced to face up to the biggest secret of all; her father is still alive.Continue reading “The Sinclair Betrayal: A Jayne Sinclair Genealogical Mystery by M J Lee #TuesdayBookBlog #Review”

The Lost Empress by Steve Robinson (Jefferson Tayte Genealogical Mystery 4) #FridayReads

On a foggy night in 1914, the ocean liner Empress of Ireland sank en route between Canada and England. The disaster saw a loss of life comparable to the Titanic and the Lusitania, and yet her tragedy has been forgotten. When genealogist Jefferson Tayte is shown a locket belonging to one of the Empress’s victims, a British admiral’s daughter named AliceContinue reading “The Lost Empress by Steve Robinson (Jefferson Tayte Genealogical Mystery 4) #FridayReads”

Letters from the Dead (Jefferson Tayte Genealogical Mystery Book 7)

Several years ago, I read the first three books in Steve Robinson’s mystery series about American genealogist Jefferson Tayte.  Now I have taken up the seventh story in which Jefferson travels to Scotland to help client, Damian Sinclair, break through the brick wall concealing the identity of his four times great grandfather.  But this isContinue reading “Letters from the Dead (Jefferson Tayte Genealogical Mystery Book 7)”

Blood Reckoning by Dan Wadell #TuesdayBook Blog #BookReview

Blood Reckoning is the third book about DCI Grant Foster and his occasional working relationship with genealogist, Nigel Barnes.  The two are also linked by Grant’s colleague DS Heather Jenkins, who is Nigel’s girlfriend.  On this occasion the two men are working on separate cases. Nigel is straying away from his usual family research, as heContinue reading “Blood Reckoning by Dan Wadell #TuesdayBook Blog #BookReview”