Monday Musing

  For me there is no contest, the answer has to be one of Jasper Fforde’s Thursday Next books and you might as well begin with the first, “The Eyre Affair”.  For in this book Thursday enters into Charlotte Bronte’s “Jane Eyre.”   In an alternative 1985, the Crimean war still rages, dodos are regeneratedContinue reading “Monday Musing”

Friday Five Challenge

Rosie Amber’s Friday Five Challenge is this….. IN ONLY FIVE MINUTES…. 1) Go to any online book supplier, 2) Randomly choose a category, 3) Speed through the book covers, choose one which has instantly appealed to your eye, 4) Read the book Bio/ Description for this book, and any other details. 5) If there areContinue reading “Friday Five Challenge”

Death in a Dacron Sail by N A Granger

Rhe Brewster is a sassy lady.  Not content with working part time in ER and looking after her hyperactive son, she is also a consultant with the local police department.  I first met her in the murder mystery Death in a Red Canvas Chair and now she has returned, brave and intelligent as ever, toContinue reading “Death in a Dacron Sail by N A Granger”

The Case of the Bullets at the Ballet by C S Boag

Rainbow is a Private Eye based in Sydney.  In retro “pulp fiction” style, C S Boag takes the reader on a hectic, dangerous journey, the clues piling up but the solution elusive.  In this fourth book about Rainbow, his daughter, Imogene, has gone missing leaving hints which lead him to Paris via a succession ofContinue reading “The Case of the Bullets at the Ballet by C S Boag”