Tag: england

  • The Mistletoe Murder and Other Stories

    The Mistletoe Murder and Other Stories

    Title: The Mistletoe Murder and Other Stories Author: P.D. James Release Date: October 6, 2016 Format: Hardcover Genre: Mystery Sub-Genre: Christmas, Short Stories Rating: Read-A-Likes: Summary: The newly appointed Sgt. Dalgliesh is drawn into a case that is “pure Agatha Christie.” . . . A “pedantic, respectable, censorious” clerk’s secret taste for pornography is only […]

  • If I Never Met You

    If I Never Met You

    Fake dating, a common romance novel trope, is one of my favorites.  I love the (usually) slow burn of two people realizing they have legitimate feelings for each other while pretending to be in love.  Until the last quarter of this book, it was going to be a solid 4 stars but some last minute […]

  • The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper

    The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper

    I am in several book clubs and as such find myself reading books from all different genres and subjects, something I appreciate as it forces me out of my reading comfort zone.  I actually picked this book as my book club’s next read, knowing that it sounded good and that non-fiction is usually not my […]

  • The Silent Patient

    The Silent Patient

    The Silent Patient was THE mystery thriller of 2019, with numerous friends and library patrons telling me I had to read it.  I don’t know why it took me so long to pick this one up but I am glad I read it because I was hooked from the first page.  I would highly recommend […]

  • Star-Crossed


    There were things that I really enjoyed about this book and found myself wanting to find out how everyone’s lives were affected by the horoscopes.  There were other things that annoyed me and prevented me from giving this a higher ratting but it was a quick, fun read and I would recommend it as a […]