Historical fiction, Mystery

Murder in Old Bombay by Nev March

A unique setting and a well-written plot are always welcome. This book is slightly on the longer side, and the central mystery may seem to meander before reaching its conclusion.The location is India in 1892, divided in one way under the British rule and in another, under its complete influence. It begins with a recovering… Continue reading Murder in Old Bombay by Nev March

Historical fiction, Young Adult/Children

The Invincible Summer of Juniper Jones By Daven McQueen

Due to multiple reasons I have been off the blog for a while. Hopefully I will kickstart the process again. So much so, my Nonfiction November stands at only a post for the first week and I might just be making one for the last! This was a fascinating book to encounter. I do not… Continue reading The Invincible Summer of Juniper Jones By Daven McQueen

Historical fiction, Mystery

Murder at Blackwater Bend by Clara McKenna

I read and reviewed the first book earlier on the blog. I mentioned in the first review that this series held promise. It is a rare occasion when I can happily admit my prediction came true. This second instalment is a much better work than its predecessor. The writing was smooth and flowing, with emotions… Continue reading Murder at Blackwater Bend by Clara McKenna

Adventure, Historical fiction

A Dangerous Language (#8) & A Testament of Character (#10) – A Rowland Sinclair Mystery by Sulari Gentill

I have read a few books out of order of this series, but each of them wanting to meet these people again My reviews are linked below: For once I picked up where I had left off in this series. I read the previous book and knew the mental state of everyone involved. After a… Continue reading A Dangerous Language (#8) & A Testament of Character (#10) – A Rowland Sinclair Mystery by Sulari Gentill

Historical fiction, Mystery

The Adventure of the Murdered Midwife by Liese Sherwood-Fabre

I am probably not the only one who has was watched the recent movie Enola Holmes and not liked the depiction of Mycroft Holmes. I have not read the books that the film is based on, but I strongly recollect the few cases of Mycroft's arrival in the original series, and this was not how… Continue reading The Adventure of the Murdered Midwife by Liese Sherwood-Fabre

Drama, Historical fiction, Young Adult/Children

The Road to Delano by John DeSimone

Once again, after almost a week, I am back online on the blog. 2020 is starting to show its true colours for me as well. I have not been this inconsistent since I started blogging. One ray of sunshine is that I have been reading/listening and the rhythm there has picked up significantly enough to… Continue reading The Road to Delano by John DeSimone