Fantasy

The Betrayals by Bridget Collins

I originally received this book as an ARC thanks to NetGalley and the publishers, but the review is of a physical copy that I finally got from my library.The author mentions a game in the afterword and where she built the basis for this story. I have not read that book or heard of the… Continue reading The Betrayals by Bridget Collins

Chick lit

The Road Trip by Beth O’Leary

I have read, liked and happily reviewed the author's previous two books. The writing continues to be great even in this story, but the story itself was not appealing to me.I would recommend reading this for the author's ability to draw characters and include conversations in the plot without making it seem stilted. The lead… Continue reading The Road Trip by Beth O’Leary

Historical fiction, Mystery

The Mitford Murders (Mitford Murders #1) by Jessica Fellowes

In order to re-enter the zone of writing actual content on the blog which I would like to read a few years on, I set down actual pen to paper. I hoped this action would stimulate that which has been missing and I might (once again) attempt to kick start my old processes. Since I… Continue reading The Mitford Murders (Mitford Murders #1) by Jessica Fellowes

Mystery

The Honjin Murders and The Inugami Curse by Seishi Yokomizo

This is the first Japanese translation mystery that I have read, and this must be taken into account with regards to my ratings. The first book of the reprints was The Honjin Murders. The story begins in a small town with the arrival of a disfigured man. This coincides with the marriage of one of… Continue reading The Honjin Murders and The Inugami Curse by Seishi Yokomizo