Posts Tagged: historical mystery

WWW Wednesday: June 14

WWW Wednesday: June 14

June 14, 2017 2017, Waiting on Wednesday 5

This meme is hosted by Sam @ Taking on a World of Words. The idea is to answer the three questions below. For more information check out the Taking on a World of Words blog.  What are you reading? What did you recently finish reading? What do you think you’ll read next? Currently reading I’m enjoying this book a lot. I’m about half way through–mostly listening to it on my way to and from physical therapy. That gives me about an hour of listening time twice a week. They’ve crossed the Atlantic and gone across the U.S. by train. They’re in Hollywood now and hearing about Hollywood in the 30’s is… Read more »

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WWW Wednesday: June 7

WWW Wednesday: June 7

June 7, 2017 2017, WWW Wednesdays 5

This meme is hosted by Sam @ Taking on a World of Words. The idea is to answer the three questions below. For more information check out the Taking on a World of Words blog. What are you reading? What did you recently finish reading? What do you think you’ll read next? Currently reading See the Trojan horse on the cover? I’m so enjoying this! A Second Chance by Jodi Taylor The Chronicles of St. Mary’s #3 Science Fiction, Time Travel St Mary’s is back and nothing is going right for Max. Once again, it’s just one damned thing after another. The action jumps from an encounter with a mirror-stealing Isaac… Read more »

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Watching the Detectives by Julie Mulhern

Watching the Detectives by Julie Mulhern

June 3, 2017 2017, B+, book rating, NetGalley, reviews 4

Watching the Detectives by Julie Mulhern Series: The Country Club Murders #5 Publication date: May 23 e-ARC (from NetGalley and the publisher) –All opinions expressed in this review are my own. Historical Mystery (1970’s Kansas City), Cozy Ellison Russell wanted a decorator, not a corpse. Too bad she finds Mrs. White in the study killed with a revolver. Things go from bad to worse when she finds Mr. White in the dining room killed with a candlestick. With so many bodies, is it any wonder Detective Anarchy Jones’ new partner considers Ellison a suspect? With the country club gossips talking a mile a minute, an unexpected cocktail party, a visit… Read more »

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WWW Wednesday: May 31

WWW Wednesday: May 31

May 31, 2017 2017, WWW Wednesdays 10

This meme was formerly hosted by MizB at A Daily Rhythm and revived by Taking on a World of Words. The idea is to answer the three questions below. For more information check out the Taking on a World of Words blog. What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish reading? What do you think you’ll read next? Currently reading Hunting Hour by Margaret Mizushima (police procedural)–I’m nearly finished with this one and it’s so good. I think I’ve finally figured out who the killer is. Recently finished Den of Wolves by Juliet Marillier (Fantasy)–A very good addition to the Blackthorn & Grim series. An Accidental Death by Peter Grainger… Read more »

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Anticipated books the last half of 2017

Anticipated books the last half of 2017

May 30, 2017 2017, Top Ten Tuesday 10

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme hosted at the Broke and the Bookish blog. Each week a different topic is introduced and it is fun to see what everyone writes each week. Check out their blog for more information. This week I’m talking about the books I’m most Anticipating for the second half of 2017. I know these aren’t all the books I will be excited about, but these are the books I’m aware of now! July One of my very favorite series! The Harbors of the Sun by Martha Wells Series: The Books of the Raksura #5 Genre: Fantasy Synopsis: A former friend has betrayed the Raksura and their… Read more »

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WWW Wednesday: May 3

WWW Wednesday: May 3

May 3, 2017 2017, WWW Wednesdays 14

This meme was formerly hosted by MizB at A Daily Rhythm and revived by Taking on a World of Words. The idea is to answer the three questions below. For more information check out the Taking on a World of Words blog. The Three Ws are: What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish reading? What do you think you’ll read next? Currently reading The Collapsing Empire by John Scalzi (Science Fiction, Space Opera) — I’m listening to the audiobook narrated by Wil Wheaton. I’ve just started it and I’m loving it! Den of Wolves by Juliet Marillier (Fantasy) — Another book I’ve barely started, but I loved the first… Read more »

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May 2017 books on my list

May 2017 books on my list

May 2, 2017 2017, books on my list . . . 8

These are the May books on my list. I keep a list of all the books I might want to read and add to it as the year goes on. As each month comes along I create a list on my blog for others and for me to keep track of as the months go by. I don’t buy all these books–since I already have way too many books to read and some of the new books are expensive. I’m trying to stick to a budget. I hope people reading my post find some new books to read. I also hope these people will point me toward books I missed…. Read more »

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April 2017 books on my list

April 2017 books on my list

March 30, 2017 2017, books on my list . . . 8

These are April books on my list. I keep a list of all the books I might want to read and add to it as the year goes on. As each month comes along I create a list on my blog for others and for me to keep track of as the months go by. I don’t buy all these books–since I already have way too many books to read and some of the new books are expensive. I’m trying to stick to a budget. I hope people reading my post may find some new books to read. I also hope these people will point me toward books I missed…. Read more »

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Waiting on Wednesday: March 1

Waiting on Wednesday: March 1

March 1, 2017 2017, Waiting on Wednesday 4

I am participating in Waiting on Wednesday hosted by Breaking the Spine. This gives me a chance to show the books I’m looking forward to in the next few months. Check out Breaking the Spine for more information. ……………………….. Murder Between the Lines by Radha Vatsal Series: Kitty Weeks Mystery #2 Genre: Historical Mystery Publication date: May 2 Synopsis: Intrepid journalist Kitty Weeks returns to unearth a murderous conspiracy in this WWI saga In the second book in the acclaimed Kitty Weeks Mystery series, Kitty is tasked with writing a story about Westfield Hall, a prestigious girls’ boarding school. Tragedy strikes when a student named Elspeth is found frozen to… Read more »

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Waiting on Wednesday: Feb 15

Waiting on Wednesday: Feb 15

February 15, 2017 2017, Waiting on Wednesday 1

I am participating in Waiting on Wednesday hosted by Breaking the Spine. This gives me a chance to show the books I’m looking forward to in the next few months. Check out Breaking the Spine for more information. ……………………….. Called to Justice by Edith Maxwell Series: Quaker Midwife Mystery #2 Genre: Historical Mystery Publication date: April 8 Synopsis: Quaker midwife Rose Carroll is enjoying the 1888 Independence Day evening fireworks with her beau when a teenaged Quaker mill girl is found shot dead. After a former slave and fellow Quaker is accused of the murder, Rose delves into the crime, convinced of the man’s innocence. An ill-mannered mill manager, an… Read more »

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