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”

The Poisoned Island by Lloyd Shepherd

The Poisoned Island is Otaheite, or Tahiti as we know it better, in the year 1769, but the story moves quickly on to the River Thames in 1812 where the ship “Solander” returns from the paradise of Otaheite, with hundreds of plants carefully preserved  by Captain Hopkins for delivery to Sir Joseph Banks, the famousContinue reading “The Poisoned Island by Lloyd Shepherd”

Concealment by Rose Edmunds

In “Concealment” we meet high flying achiever, Amy Robinson, Head of the Entrepreneurs’ Tax Advising Group in a large finance company.  But “nothing is but what is not.”  Amy hides a secret from her youth and she is determined to appear normal, despite the voice in her head. If that were not enough, Amy hasContinue reading “Concealment by Rose Edmunds”

Children of the Plantation by Faith Mortimer

I appear to be reading the Diana Rivers Mysteries in the wrong order since I started with number two and have just read number six but that doesn’t matter at all as each book is complete in itself with the mystery solved by novelist “Diana Rivers”. However in “Children of the Plantation” Diana takes aContinue reading “Children of the Plantation by Faith Mortimer”