Rosetta by Simon Cornish

Simon Cornish’s novella is about the mysterious Rosetta whom we first encounter at the funeral of her father, Professor of archaeology, Alan Hargreaves.  The other protagonist in the story, Dr Graham Chandlers has been invited to give the eulogy, due to their shared professional background and he is fascinated by Alan’s adopted daughter whom heContinue reading “Rosetta by Simon Cornish”

An Unlamented Death by William Savage

Entering into An Unlamented Death is like stepping into an 18th century drawing room.  The environment is civilised and calm and its hero Adam Bascom uses his intelligence and deductive powers to solve the mystery of, “An Inconvenient Corpse.”  A young, country doctor, Adam is establishing himself as a respectable and trustworthy member of theContinue reading “An Unlamented Death by William Savage”

Thicker than Water by Georgia Rose

Thicker than Water is the final book in The Grayson Trilogy by Georgia Rose.  It draws together the romance and dramatic events of the first two books in a revealing denouement where Emma Grayson discovers the truth about her past, in a terrifying situation. Although not as long as the preceding books Thicker than WaterContinue reading “Thicker than Water by Georgia Rose”

Danger at Thatcham Hall by Frances Evesham

Olivia Martin, impetuous 19 year old heroine of “Danger at Thatcham Hall” shares many characteristics with Jane Austen’s Elizabeth Bennett.  She is forthright and courageous and too intelligent to fall in love with every handsome young man she meets. Early in the first chapter, Olivia finds herself marooned in the alien world of “the Countryside”Continue reading “Danger at Thatcham Hall by Frances Evesham”