Mystery

Much Ado about Nauticaling (Whit and Whiskers Mystery #1) by Gabby Allan

A new Cozy mystery series is always something I am game to try. I am even considering making a standard format for the contents, that is, location, profession etc. If I did that, though, the aura of the off-beat jobs performed by these lead protagonists (mostly women) would be diminished, and the original 'unique small-town… Continue reading Much Ado about Nauticaling (Whit and Whiskers Mystery #1) by Gabby Allan

Historical fiction

A Fiancée’s Guide to First Wives and Murder (Countess of Harleigh Mystery #4) by Dianne Freeman

This is one of those rare occasions where I picked the second book of a series and liked it enough to follow up with the sequels. This is the fourth instalment, and although it is self-sufficient enough to read as a standalone, I wouldn't recommend it. The background continues to play a part in the… Continue reading A Fiancée’s Guide to First Wives and Murder (Countess of Harleigh Mystery #4) by Dianne Freeman

Mystery

Digging Up Trouble (Sweet Fiction Bookshop #1) by Kitt Crowe

In this cozy mystery centred around a book shop and a book club, we plunge into the chaos that is Lexi's life with her mischievous dog from the very first page. She is back in her home town after a not-so-happy stint outside in a bigger city. As with many of the 'towns' that feature… Continue reading Digging Up Trouble (Sweet Fiction Bookshop #1) by Kitt Crowe

Fantasy

Son of the Storm (The Nameless Republic #1) by Suyi Davies Okungbowa

If I have changed anything about my reading style in the last few years ( and I have changed a lot of things), I have tried more different types of fantasy fiction written by people from all over the world.This book depicts a very intricate political system that limits certain sections of society and uses… Continue reading Son of the Storm (The Nameless Republic #1) by Suyi Davies Okungbowa