Offstage in Nuala by Harriet Smith #TuesdayBookBlog #RBRT

In this third instalment of The Inspector de Silva Mysteries, we return to the island of Ceylon in the 1930s. Book Blurb There’s great excitement when a professional theatre company comes to Nuala. However matters take a dark turn when the company’s actor manager is murdered. Inspector de Silva has a new case to solveContinue reading “Offstage in Nuala by Harriet Smith #TuesdayBookBlog #RBRT”

Imago by Celina Grace #FridayReads #BookReview

Imago is the third book of the Kate Redman Mystery series featuring a young, female detective, fighting crime and pursuing justice, in the fictional West Country town of Abbeyford. Having read two other books in this series (though not in the right order!) I knew I would enjoy meeting this hard-working, compassionate policewoman again.  ThisContinue reading “Imago by Celina Grace #FridayReads #BookReview”

The Betrayal by Anne Allen #RBRT #TuesdayBookBlog

The Betrayal is set mostly in Guernsey but in two eras. First, we find ourselves in 1940, where Teresa Bichard is distraught at leaving her husband, Leo, on the island while she flees to her family on the mainland with their baby daughter. The Germans are expected to invade imminently but Leo feels he mustContinue reading “The Betrayal by Anne Allen #RBRT #TuesdayBookBlog”

A Tincture of Secrets and Lies by William Savage #TuesdayBookBlog #RBRT

  The fourth book of investigations by Dr Adam Bascom begins dramatically when he falls from his horse one dark evening, near to the site of a young woman’s murder.  Finding himself incapacitated, Adam seeks the help of young Charles Scudamore, nephew of the entrancing Lady Alice Fouchard, to follow leads in this investigation asContinue reading “A Tincture of Secrets and Lies by William Savage #TuesdayBookBlog #RBRT”

The Malice of Angels by Wendy Percival

We meet Esme Quentin, at the beginning of this third mystery, packing up to move to the Devon coast where she has friends and fond memories. But first she is disturbed by the appearance of Max Rainsford, an investigative journalist and ex-colleague of her deceased husband, Tim. Max wants information from notes left by TimContinue reading “The Malice of Angels by Wendy Percival”

Wonders and Wickedness (The Victorian Detectives Book 5) by Carol Hedges

Here, you will indeed find Wonders in alchemy, seances, and on stage, but there is also Wickedness; murder, blackmail and deceit. It is 1864 and the railways have already caused a fatal accident. A brand new department store has opened but the window display contains an extra body which shocks everyone. Thankfully Detective Inspector StrifeContinue reading “Wonders and Wickedness (The Victorian Detectives Book 5) by Carol Hedges”