Historical fiction, Mystery

Coffin Scarcely Used (Flaxborough Chronicles, #1) by Colin Watson

I read this book thanks to NetGalley, and I pushed it up my reading list in order to have it coincide with its republishing. This book was originally published in 1958, and the difference in 'Vintage mysteries' are very clear when it is written by someone who actually lived in the era. This is based… Continue reading Coffin Scarcely Used (Flaxborough Chronicles, #1) by Colin Watson

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Adventure

Poisonfeather (Gibson Vaughn, #2) by Matthew FitzSimmons

I had been ignoring this suggestion on my kindle for a while now, assuming it was not something that I would enjoy. Then on a research expedition to GoodReads, I was surprised to see that I had read the first of this series and given it four stars!I then proceeded to download the audiobook. Once… Continue reading Poisonfeather (Gibson Vaughn, #2) by Matthew FitzSimmons

Chick lit, Mystery

Deadly Brew (Dewberry Farm Mysteries, #3) by Karen MacInerney

I reviewed the first two installments here:#1,#2. There is something likable about the series. Since there are multiple references to the previous two books in this one, it is more fun if there is a working knowledge of the town of Buttercup and its eclectic inhabitants. As mentioned before, I like the series but I… Continue reading Deadly Brew (Dewberry Farm Mysteries, #3) by Karen MacInerney

Historical fiction

Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

Fiction authors do not need exorbitant amounts of imagination sometimes, especially when real life is rife with people behaving atrociously without remorse. This book builds on the real story of the Tennessee Children's home in Tennessee,USA.The children of people in harder circumstances, are mostly tricked into becoming wards of the state and then sold in… Continue reading Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate