Jacqueline Winspear

Maisie Dobbs, books 1 – 3

I set myself a challenge to re-read all fifteen Maisie Dobbs books this month. I’m going to review them in 3s or 4s, because otherwise you’ll be inundated with reviews for this series! Unless you’re a big fan, that’ll probably get a bit tiresome… Author: Jacqueline Winspear | Publisher: John Murray Maisie Dobbs The first… Continue reading Maisie Dobbs, books 1 – 3

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Bookish Month

Bookish January

I'm not much of a one for wrap ups and TBRs... I just don't have that much of a plan! Flying by the seat of my pants (for the most part)... But I've committed myself to some definite goals this year, for once. So I figured I could update on those periodically - in case… Continue reading Bookish January

Kathy Reichs, Uncategorized

Deja Dead… And Bones

Deja Dead Author: Kathy Reichs | Publisher: Arrow Bagged and discarded, the dismembered body of a woman is discovered in the grounds of an abandoned monastery. Dr Temperance Brennan, Director of Forensic Anthropology for the province of Quebec, has been researching recent disappearances in the city. Soon she is convinced that a serial killer is… Continue reading Deja Dead… And Bones

Genevieve Cogman

The Mortal Word

Author: Genevieve Cogman | Publisher: Pan Books A corrupt countess. A spy in danger. And an assassin at large. Peace talks are always tricky . . . especially when a key diplomat gets stabbed. This murder rudely interrupts a top-secret summit between the warring dragons and Fae, so Librarian-spy Irene is summoned to investigate. In… Continue reading The Mortal Word

Genevieve Cogman

The Lost Plot

Author: Genevieve Cogman | Publisher: Pan Books I don’t know what more I can say about The Invisible Library series… I mean, at this point it’s just a given that I’m going to absolutely love every new book! The first book, The Invisible Library, completely blew me away, and, while I do think the second,… Continue reading The Lost Plot

Genevieve Cogman

The Burning Page

Author: Genevieve Cogman | Publisher: Pan When it's your job to save the day - where do you start? Librarian spy Irene has standards to maintain, especially while on probation. And absconding from a mission via a besieged building doesn't look good. But when her escape route home goes up in flames, what's a spy… Continue reading The Burning Page

ARCs, Craig Schaefer

Ghosts of Gotham

Author: Craig Schaefer | Publisher: 47North Irresistibly drawn to mysteries, if only to debunk them, reporter Lionel Page exposes supernatural frauds, swindlers, and charlatans. His latest case is an obsession—at least for an ancient and wealthy heiress: verify the authenticity of a lost Edgar Allan Poe manuscript circulating through New York City’s literary underworld. But… Continue reading Ghosts of Gotham