No Stone Unturned (The Lucy Lawrence Mysteries Book 1) by Pam Lecky #BookReview

A suspicious death, stolen gems and an unclaimed reward: who will be the victor in a deadly game of cat and mouse? It is winter in 1886. Lucy Lawrence sits in her comfortable home in St John’s Wood with only Horace the cat as a companion. As so often, her husband Charlie is away.  TheirContinue reading “No Stone Unturned (The Lucy Lawrence Mysteries Book 1) by Pam Lecky #BookReview”

S is for Sally Lockhart #AtoZChallenge #MondayBlogs

Although I read the three books of Philip Pullmans’ “His Dark Materials” with great enjoyment, there is something about the Sally Lockhart mysteries which appealed to me more, and that is mainly Sally herself.       In the first book The Ruby in the Smoke, Sally is a pretty sixteen year old orphan. Her father hasContinue reading “S is for Sally Lockhart #AtoZChallenge #MondayBlogs”

In Her Defence (A Bunch Courtney Investigation) by Jan Edwards #NewRelease #RBRT

 “Bunch Courtney’s hopes for a quiet market-day lunch with her sister are shattered when a Dutch refugee dies a horribly painful death before their eyes. A few days later Bunch receives a letter from her old friend Cecile saying that her father, Professor Benoir, has been murdered in an eerily similar fashion. Two deaths byContinue reading “In Her Defence (A Bunch Courtney Investigation) by Jan Edwards #NewRelease #RBRT”

Passage from Nuala By Harriet Steel (The Inspector de Silva Mysteries Book 6) #TuesdayBookBlog #RBRT

Inspector de Silva and Jane embark on a cruise to Egypt to visit the pyramids, excited at the prospect of two weeks of sun, sea and relaxation. With Nuala, and de Silva’s duties as a police officer, far behind them, what can possibly spoil their plans? Then a writer is found dead in his cabin,Continue reading “Passage from Nuala By Harriet Steel (The Inspector de Silva Mysteries Book 6) #TuesdayBookBlog #RBRT”

The Chess Men (Lewis Chronicle 3) by Peter May #TuesdayBookBlog #BookReview

“The shadow of a massive rock rose up ahead of him, and he felt his way around it to the leeward side where he was briefly out of the wind. He pressed himself back against the sheer face of this giant slab and stood there gasping for breath. He had never in his life feltContinue reading “The Chess Men (Lewis Chronicle 3) by Peter May #TuesdayBookBlog #BookReview”

The Lewis Man: Book Two of the Lewis Trilogy by Peter May #BookReview

   AN INGENIOUS CRIME THRILLER ABOUT MEMORY AND MURDER.   A MAN WITH NO NAME An unidentified corpse is recovered from a Lewis peat bog; the only clue to its identity being a DNA sibling match to a local farmer. A MAN WITH NO MEMORY But this islander, Tormod Macdonald – now an elderly manContinue reading “The Lewis Man: Book Two of the Lewis Trilogy by Peter May #BookReview”