Historical fiction, Mystery

Murder at the Mena House by Erica Ruth Neubauer

Every time I see the first in a series, especially with more promised to come, my eyes perk up, and I almost automatically request an opportunity to get my hands on it. Sometimes I am rewarded for this impulse, but most often, I am not. In this case, I was glad that it was the… Continue reading Murder at the Mena House by Erica Ruth Neubauer

Historical fiction, Mystery

A Death in Chelsea (A Mayfair 100 Murder Mystery #2) by Lynn Brittney

This is the second in the series, and I did feel a little left out when it came to pre-established relationships and bonds that I was not privy to. That had me floundering, in the beginning feeling the language a little too clunky. But once the people became more transparent, I started to get the… Continue reading A Death in Chelsea (A Mayfair 100 Murder Mystery #2) by Lynn Brittney

Chick lit, Mystery

The Minokee Mysteries #1 #2 by Iris Chacon

This series put me in mind of the tone of another Florida based series: Jeopardy in July (Jamie Quinn Mystery #5) by Barbara Venkataraman and even the more recently read The Tarot Mysteries #4,#5,#6 by Bevan Atkinson. It has very different protagonists, but there is this 'feeling' that is similar, needless to say, I enjoyed reading it.… Continue reading The Minokee Mysteries #1 #2 by Iris Chacon

Mystery

Answer in the Negative by Henrietta Hamilton

Another addition to my list in #BritishCrimeClassicsChallenge I picked this book because of the publishers and the fact that it was a reprint. I am still in the process of updating my woefully inadequate relationship with older books by non-Christie authors. I have made a significant dent in the past couple of years if I do… Continue reading Answer in the Negative by Henrietta Hamilton