Tag Archives: Mystery

Agatha Christie

A nice light mystery and Agatha Christie never disappoints! This time I spotted the perpetrator early on, but the author kept me guessing even so, as the twists and turns she threw in complicated the search for the culprit. After … Continue reading

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A Shilling for Candles by Josephine Tey

Well, this one kept me guessing until the end! Josephine Tey is so good at what she does. I wish she had written twenty books! Christine Clay, a popular actress, was well liked by everyone. Her fame was not so … Continue reading

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Elizabeth is Missing

Elizabeth Is Missing by Emma Healey My rating: 4 of 5 stars 4.5 stars Maud is 81 years old and suffering from dementia. Her friend Elizabeth is missing, and no one will believe her, or help Maud to find her. … Continue reading

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Winter Time

Here’s to warm and cosy firesides on cold winter nights!  Here’s to winter reading, bowls of soup and cups of hot tea or chocolate.  Here’s to favorite authors, long absorbing reads, old friends we once again pick up off the … Continue reading

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Look to the Lady

I picked up this Margery Allingham book at the library last week and finally got to it. It was a quick read, but not one of my favorites. The plot was so interesting at first that I found myself caught … Continue reading

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Dumb Witness by Agatha Christie

Dumb Witness by Agatha Christie My rating: 4 of 5 stars I thoroughly enjoyed this mystery! Agatha Christie keeps me guessing every time! Who was it this time? Several family members stood to gain from the death of Dear Aunt … Continue reading

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The Documents in the Case (A Dorothy Sayers mystery)

The Documents in the Case by Dorothy L. Sayers My rating: 4 of 5 stars A very clever mystery! “The Documents in the Case” is well-written and slowly played out to reveal the interplay of personalities. The author’s sympathy at … Continue reading

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