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

Pel Among the Pueblos by Mark Hebden

This is the second book of the series that I have picked up but not the next in the order that the books were written. If you have not read any of the previous works, it does not matter as much (as I can attest) since this works well as a standalone as well. Pel… Continue reading Pel Among the Pueblos by Mark Hebden

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