Book Review: 56 Days by Catherine Ryan Howard

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56 Days is an engrossing and well-constructed murder mystery set in Dublin, Ireland during the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s a real page-turner, with surprising plot twists throughout. Continue reading

Book Review: The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave

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The Last Thing He Told Me is an absorbing mystery/suspense novel that just might make you wonder if you really know the one you’re with. Continue reading

Book Review: The Daughter of Time by Josephine Tey

The Daughter of Time is a novel, written as a police procedural, that attempts to clear Richard III of the murder of his two young nephews, also known as the princes in the tower. It’s a fascinating and very convincing denunciation of the process used to record history as well as a strong case for the defense, but was Richard III innocent? It’s still open for debate. Continue reading

Book Review: Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline Winspear

Maisie Dobbs is the first book in Jacqueline Winspear’s successful Maisie Dobbs mystery series. The series, which recently added book number 15, features a British female sleuth who solves mysteries in the 1920s/1930s. Although this first book had a few rough spots, it was interesting enough to make me want to read the next book in the series to see how things progress. Continue reading