Friday, 22 September 2017

The Man in the Queue (Inspector Alan Grant Book 1)The Man in the Queue by Josephine Tey
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

While queuing to see a show in London, a man is found to have been stabbed. It is for Inspector Alan Grant to investigate..
This is the first book by Josephine Tey, and my first reading of one of her stories which took a few chapters to get passed some of the over-written passages. These did start to disappear as the story progressed. Original written in 1929 I look forward to reading the next Grant story.

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Thursday, 21 September 2017

Love's Chance (Sweet Grove Beginnings #2)Love's Chance by Emily Murdoch
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

The series continues in 1841 with the story of Katherine Morrison and Thomas Bryant. Sister to Elizabeth, and brother to Jonathan from the first novella. (This can be read as a stand-alone story) Where we found out, mainly what had happened to Katherine since she disapppeared from her Grand-parents home.
Another sweet enjoyable story. A quick read.
I received an Advanced Reader Copy.

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The Devil's Band (The Devilstone Chronicles Book 1)The Devil's Band by Richard Anderton
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

These are the start of the adventures of Thomas Devilstone. Unmasked as a fradualent astrologer to Henry VIII, he hopes to make his way to the camp of Richard de la Pole, pretender to the English throne. What could possible go wrong.
An enjoyable romp.

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Wednesday, 20 September 2017

Death Comes To Kurland Hall (Kurland St. Mary Mystery, #3)Death Comes To Kurland Hall by Catherine Lloyd
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Another re-read before the next unread book in the series. It is now May 1917 and there is to be a wedding in Kurland St. Mary - Lucy Harrington's friend Sophia is remarrying. As the wedding takes place an accident happens or so it seems. With plenty of enemies to choose from, the tasks of finding the guilty party may be difficult for Lucy and the Major.
Love the characters in this series and an enjoyable mystery.

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Tuesday, 19 September 2017

Miss Georgiana Darcy of Pemberley: a Pride & Prejudice sequel and companion to The Darcys of PemberleyMiss Georgiana Darcy of Pemberley: a Pride & Prejudice sequel and companion to The Darcys of Pemberley by Shannon Winslow
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

A sequel to Pride and Prejudice told from Georgiana Darcy's point of view. Her time at Pemberley, in London and her loves. Can she like her brother find happiness, with or without marriage.
An enjoyable story.

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The Assassin of Verona (William Shakespeare Thriller #2)The Assassin of Verona by Benet Brandreth
My rating: 2 of 5 stars

1585 and English spies William Shakespeare, Oldcastle and Hemminges are in Venice. While Oldcastle and Hemminges want to return to England, Shakespeare wishes to stay with his lover Isabella Lisarro. This is only the beginning of their problems.
Unfortunately this book might read better if The Spy in Venice had been read but I haven't read the first in the series. But I didn't like the writing style, and became annoyed with the quotes of Shakespeare's plays starting or ending the short chapters. I also didn't care much for any of the characters.
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Monday, 18 September 2017

All the Wrong Places (A Cara Walden Mystery)All the Wrong Places by Lisa Lieberman
My rating: 2 of 5 stars

The film industry in post war London and Sicily as told by Cara Walden, a young actress. Didn't really find it an interesting read, the story or the characters.
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