Tag Archives: mystery

Book Review: The Awkward Squad by Sophie Henaff

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What does a police force do with officers that are unwanted, but not incompetent enough, or trouble enough, to be able to fire? Well the police judiciare in Paris figured it out. You create a squad of “misfits” that are … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Reluctant Assassin by Fiona Buckley

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The latest installment of the Ursula Blanchard mystery series, The Reluctant Assassin, finds our heroine in retirement, well sort of. After being promised by her half-sister, Queen Elizabeth I, that she could leave the employ of Cecil and Walsingham, Ursula … Continue reading

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Book Review: Strong to the Bone by Jon Land

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Nazis, Aryan Nation, Hells Angels, drug running, illegal aliens, FBI,  Homeland Security, Venezuelan hitmen, a corporate raider, greed, politics, and  Texas Rangers converge in Jon Land‘s latest Caitlin Strong thriller, Strong to the Bone. A secret calls out from the … Continue reading

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Lifestyle: Podcast Review-Deadly Manners

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I am not a podcast enthusiast. Not that I reject podcasts, in fact I used to have my own years ago where I and a cohost discussed teens and autism. It was fun, and an interesting segway from my blog, … Continue reading

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Book Review: An Echo of Murder by Anne Perry

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The latest in the William and Hester Monk series involves the brutal murder of a Hungarian immigrant. It is decidedly vicious in nature, something for the most part, still unheard of in Victorian England. So begins the story An Echo of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Punch Escrow by Tal Klein

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It is the 22nd century and the world is a rather interesting place. Governments, having led the world into one too many disastrous world wars,  have been basically replaced by powerful corporations that keep the economy flowing and everyone happy … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Deadly Betrothal by Fiona Buckley (Ursula Blanchard #15)

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Ursula Blanchard is summoned back to Court, and is immediately thrust into the intrigues surrounding the question of Queen Elizabeth’s possible marriage to a French noble. So begins the latest novel by Fiona Buckley, A Deadly Betrothal. The illegitimate daughter … Continue reading

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