Mystery

Fiction
Ann Ronald

Murder on the Last Frontier

Murder on the Last Frontier Cathy Pegau has begun a delectable new murder mystery series featuring, Charlotte Brody, an intrepid 1920s protagonist who has fled

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Fiction
Sunny Solomon

Tahoe Blue Fire

Tahoe Blue Fire – An Owen McKenna Mystery Thriller I’ve been reviewing Owen McKenna Tahoe mysteries for several years now and almost all have been

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Mystery
Ann Ronald

Mystery Bound Game Wardens

Stone Cold by C. J. Box and The Precipice by Paul Doiron As I was reading and reviewing Paul Doiron’s first four Mike Bowditch mysteries

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

Miss Timmins’ School for Girls

Miss Timmins’ School for Girls Miss Timmins’ School for Girls braces ongoing colonialism against intrusive modernity in surprisingly innovative ways. Set in late twentieth-century India,

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

The Girl on the Train

A novel of neuroses, The Girl on the Train will drive a sane reader mad. Paula Hawkins has created three psychologically damaged women to tell

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British Authors
Ann Ronald

Resorting to Murder

Resorting to Murder: Holiday Mysteries Not long ago I described a new series for “Bookin’ with Sunny” readers. Poisoned Pen Press is offering British Library

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Fiction
Dan Erwine

Moonbird Boy

Moonbird Boy is the fourth in a series of five mystery novels by Abigail Padgett, published as a series in the mid-1990s. All five novels

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Books on books
Ann Ronald

The Bookman’s Tale

The Bookman’s Tale, A Novel of Obsession Among the many novels speculating about William Shakespeare’s dramatic roots, Charlie Lovett’s The Bookman’s Tale stands as one

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Books on books
Ann Ronald

Let Me Tell You

Let Me Tell You: New Stories, Essays and Other Writings Two of Shirley Jackson’s children have selected a miscellany of their mother’s writings that have

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Crime
Ann Ronald

Murder in Piccadilly

The British Library recently has begun publishing two series for booklovers: Spy Classics and British Library Crime Classics. Here in the United States, Poisoned Pen

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

The Crimson Rooms

Katharine McMahon fashions a post-World War I London in her novel, The Crimson Rooms.  She prefaces her story with a Wilfred Owen poem, written in

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

The Bishop’s Wife

Is The Bishop’s Wife a packet of sociological case studies or a novel of intricately-woven psychological narratives? A little of both, I think. Mette Ivie

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