Historical fiction, Mystery

A Lady Eleanor Swift Mystery #10 #11 by Verity Bright

After reading and reviewing books that were a little off my comfort zone, I am back to a familiar series. I have been routinely entertained throughout this from the very first book. If you think we will find out what happened to our lead protagonist's parents in either of these, you are mistaken. That does… Continue reading A Lady Eleanor Swift Mystery #10 #11 by Verity Bright

Drama, Historical fiction

Call Me Athena by Colby Cedar Smith

Narrated by Gail Shalan; Hope Newhouse; Ramiz Monsef As a person who usually prides herself in 'observing' things, I was pretty ashamed to find that I had not noticed the fact that this book was a novel in verse. I started listening to the audiobook and had some difficulty following the narrative because of the… Continue reading Call Me Athena by Colby Cedar Smith

Historical fiction, Mystery, Romance

The Letter from Briarton Park by Sarah E. Ladd

This book tried to do a lot in a short space of time. It was a worthy effort, and I liked it enough to appreciate the different angles of approach, but I still felt like one or two avenues could have been left alone for a more invested feeling.The biggest advantage of the author's writing… Continue reading The Letter from Briarton Park by Sarah E. Ladd

Historical fiction, Mystery

Mr. Quayle Mysteries #0.5, #1 by Anthony Slayton

I read this book in the reverse order. After I finished the first in the series, at the end of the book, I was offered access to the prequel, which I immediately took up and, since it was a novella, finished it in one sitting.I will obviously talk about the prequel first.Anthony Quayle is a… Continue reading Mr. Quayle Mysteries #0.5, #1 by Anthony Slayton

Historical fiction, Humour, Mystery

Rotten To The Core (Lady Hardcastle Mysteries #8) by T.E.Kinsey

Narrated by: Elizabeth Knowelden The ladies are back! As usual, I have to begin with the disclaimer that I adore the series and the humour, and the audio narration brightens up my day. I went in with the hope that it would be entertaining to revisit the dashing dup with the witty verbal banter, and… Continue reading Rotten To The Core (Lady Hardcastle Mysteries #8) by T.E.Kinsey