Tag Archives: mystery

Book Preview: The Secret of the Nightingale Palace

The Secret of the Nightingale Palace (2013) by Dana Sachs is my kind of book. First of all there is a road trip. Who can resist a cross-country adventure? But wait, there’s more! Did I mention inter-generational family bonding? What … Continue reading

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Book Preview: Six Months of September

The subject of today’s post is Six Months of September (2013), the first of a planned series of mysteries featuring reporter Duncan Walsh by indie author Mark Allen. After an altercation with a popular news anchor, Duncan loses his job … Continue reading

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Book Preview: Carthage

By the prolific, acclaimed author and university professor Joyce Carol Oates, Carthage (2014), is a mystery that teaches the reader to look beyond simple explanations, the obvious, to what is hidden from view. It unravels the story of traumatized Iraq … Continue reading

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Book Preview: The Water Castle

The Water Castle (2013) by Megan Frazer Blakemore is a tale with classic themes. It takes place in a small Maine town¬†known as Crystal Springs, a place that isn’t on any map. When young Ephraim’s father suffers a stroke, his … Continue reading

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Book Preview: Death Comes to Pemberley

A sequel to Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice that is just too tempting to miss is celebrated mystery writer P. D. James’ Death Comes to Pemberley (2011). In the year 1803, six years after the marriage of Elizabeth Bennet and … Continue reading

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