Historical fiction, Mystery

The Matchmaker’s Lonely Heart by Nancy Campbell Allen

Normally, when I rate books like this one, a cozy historical mystery, I rely heavily on the lead protagonist's plotline to direct my rating. If I did that in case, I would have to deduct a star. The lead protagonist was extremely annoying, to begin with. Her entourage of cousins was better equipped to be… Continue reading The Matchmaker’s Lonely Heart by Nancy Campbell Allen

Mystery

Reading Between the Crimes (Jane Doe Book Club Mystery #2) by Kate Young

I read the first book of this series and was curious about a couple of aspects of story arcs that were hinted about in the book.In the first book, we were introduced to the lead protagonist, a woman trying to make a life for herself against all her mother's efforts to make her a more… Continue reading Reading Between the Crimes (Jane Doe Book Club Mystery #2) by Kate Young

Chick lit, Mystery

Till Daph Do Us Part by Phillipa Nefri Clark

This is a first in a new cozy mystery series. It is not a very large volume and had an interesting premise, which meant that it would be a quick read. On that front, it delivered.This series has an unusual leading lady: The happily married Daphne, who recently started as a celebrant on the move.… Continue reading Till Daph Do Us Part by Phillipa Nefri Clark

Historical fiction, Mystery

The Charlatan Murders (Elliott Bay Mystery #1) by Jennifer Berg

The book is still up for requesting on NetGalley There are those rare occasions when an impulse takes me to a book that I really enjoy! This book was not written by an author I previously knew, nor were there enough reviews on Goodreads to make up my mind. I still went ahead and read… Continue reading The Charlatan Murders (Elliott Bay Mystery #1) by Jennifer Berg

Mystery, Thriller

Games People play , So It Began by Owen Mullen

Sometimes when I am trigger happy, I end up accumulating too many of an author's books without having confirmed my affinity to the writing!This is exactly what happened with this author. I requested and was granted access to four books from three different series. I thought I would start with the one in which I… Continue reading Games People play , So It Began by Owen Mullen