Historical fiction, Mystery

Murder in Old Bombay by Nev March

A unique setting and a well-written plot are always welcome. This book is slightly on the longer side, and the central mystery may seem to meander before reaching its conclusion.The location is India in 1892, divided in one way under the British rule and in another, under its complete influence. It begins with a recovering… Continue reading Murder in Old Bombay by Nev March

Chick lit, Mystery

In My Attic (A Magical Misfits Mystery #1) by Lina Hansen

This is the first in a new series of cozy mystery with a healthy dose of magic thrown in. Even if the name does not give it away, the characters and the not-so-subtle conversations fill in that required information. We have our leading lady called back to her aunt's bed-and-breakfast after an accident occurs on-site.… Continue reading In My Attic (A Magical Misfits Mystery #1) by Lina Hansen

Chick lit, Mystery, Short Stories

Mystery Follows her – Assorted authors

I have had a love-hate relationship with both short stories as well as cozy mysteries featuring enterprising young women. With this book, I wanted to test my interest in both. I recently loved a collection of historical cozies so I thought I might enjoy this one too. Debating and procrastinating this review held up a… Continue reading Mystery Follows her – Assorted authors

Historical fiction, Mystery

Murder at Blackwater Bend by Clara McKenna

I read and reviewed the first book earlier on the blog. I mentioned in the first review that this series held promise. It is a rare occasion when I can happily admit my prediction came true. This second instalment is a much better work than its predecessor. The writing was smooth and flowing, with emotions… Continue reading Murder at Blackwater Bend by Clara McKenna

Chick lit, Mystery

On Borrowed Crime (Jane Doe Book Club Mystery #1) by Kate Young

A new cozy mystery begins in the southern USA. The situation is well set up, with our leading lady being from a prominent local family - an only child. Her mother has secrets to be better explored in later instalments, and she works for her uncle, who is a detective. There is enough in here… Continue reading On Borrowed Crime (Jane Doe Book Club Mystery #1) by Kate Young