Reviews

‘A marvellous entry in this excellent series, one of those books that¬† you have to keep reading but hate to finish. Highly recommended.’ [Stage Fright]

- MYSTERY WOMEN

More Guilty Pleasures

I’ve got more books on writing than I can bring myself to tell you. There’s some justification. They’ve been essential tools in learning how to write. And then too writing is a solitary occupation and it’s good to have a few old friends handy on shelf to turn to when I grind to a halt. […]

World’s Classics

Posted on May 21, 2009 in travel, World's Classics | No Comments

Last Saturday I went to a book sale in the Methodist Hall in the next village. It was in aid of an African charity and the books had been donated (I’d given a bagful myself). Pricing was simple. Hardbacks ¬£1, paperbacks 50p. Thus it was that I acquired World’s Classics editions of JANE EYRE, THE […]

Series characters

Posted on May 13, 2009 in series detectives, Stieg Larsson | No Comments

First: my book group chose A FAR CRY FROM KENSINGTON and I am pleased because that is the one I really wanted and I am looking forward to rereading it.So, series characters, or should I say detectives, as I’m thinking mostly of crime fiction here. On the whole I like them. If you are reading […]

Book Group

Posted on May 8, 2009 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Next week it is my turn to offer the books for the group to choose from and this always involves some pleasurable musing. It is a bit like assembling a cheese board. Everything should be good of its kind and there should be a variety. It’s good to choose something recent and this time it […]