Humour, Mystery

A Lady Eleanor Swift Mystery #6 #7 by Verity Bright

I have already read and reviewed another book in this series this year. I was lucky enough to pick up the next two, which got significantly better in terms of storytelling.I will discuss the two books individually. When I first started the series I had an issue with the lead protagonist. For someone who is… Continue reading A Lady Eleanor Swift Mystery #6 #7 by Verity Bright

Humour, Mystery

The Daffodil Affair (Sir John Appleby #8) by Michael Innes

Books I read previously by the same author and liked much better:Death on a Quiet DayThe Long FarewellDeath at the President’s Lodging Hare Sitting Up Unlike a few other classic crime fans, I actually enjoyed John Appleby's books. I liked the main character and the way his mind worked. I even let the technical references… Continue reading The Daffodil Affair (Sir John Appleby #8) by Michael Innes

Adventure, Humour

The Secret of Chimneys (Superintendent Battle #1) by Agatha Christie

Narrator: Simon Jones I am working my way through rereads of older books that I can now listen to. I read these at a time when I was unsure of the pronunciation of things and had no way of confirming (or even the will to look). I said Hercule Poirot anyway I wanted until almost… Continue reading The Secret of Chimneys (Superintendent Battle #1) by Agatha Christie