Historical fiction, Mystery

Coffin Scarcely Used (Flaxborough Chronicles, #1) by Colin Watson

I read this book thanks to NetGalley, and I pushed it up my reading list in order to have it coincide with its republishing. This book was originally published in 1958, and the difference in 'Vintage mysteries' are very clear when it is written by someone who actually lived in the era. This is based… Continue reading Coffin Scarcely Used (Flaxborough Chronicles, #1) by Colin Watson

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Chick lit, Mystery

Deadly Brew (Dewberry Farm Mysteries, #3) by Karen MacInerney

I reviewed the first two installments here:#1,#2. There is something likable about the series. Since there are multiple references to the previous two books in this one, it is more fun if there is a working knowledge of the town of Buttercup and its eclectic inhabitants. As mentioned before, I like the series but I… Continue reading Deadly Brew (Dewberry Farm Mysteries, #3) by Karen MacInerney

Historical fiction, Mystery

Foreign Bodies: A British Library Crime Classic

This book is a collection of assorted stories. The assortment has the thread of mystery running through them all. The fascination of 'whodunits' of any sort started early for me, having graduated directly from Enid Blyton to Agatha Christie ( If either of these authors are unknown to you, this blog post or any of… Continue reading Foreign Bodies: A British Library Crime Classic