I read most of them. . .

  Way back in January I wrote about some books I borrowed from the library.  I read five out of the seven.  The two I didn’t read were Dear Teacher, I started it but found it to be really twee, and the other book was Play Abandoned, I just didn’t open it before the books…

A Decline in Prophets, no it is not a misspelling.

I just love the artwork on the cover of this book.  You may remember a post I did previously on A Few Right Thinking Men, well this is the second book from the same author and featuring Rowland Sinclair. I think the quote at the bottom of the cover sums up why I like the…

What does the sky look like at your place?

The novel I have just finished is called Not the Same Sky which is an apt title for the book  as the sky in Australia was not the same as the one the female orphans had left in Ireland when they were shipped to Australia in1849. This is another of my books for the Historical…

A Victorian murder mystery

Another book in my Historical Fiction Reading Challenge 2014. Death in the Devil’s Acre by Anne Perry. This particular author was recommended to me by Lorna from Tearoom Delights.  Lorna knew I liked crime fiction and she had read several Anne Perry books and thought I might like them.  She was right.  I thoroughly enjoyed…

Jo Nesbo . . . .The Oslo Trilogy

This trilogy I read while I was overseas but I am going to include it in my A-Z Book Challenge for the letter N, author. I have previously reviewed a Nesbo book here.  This time I downloaded the trilogy to my iphone for reading while overseas; much lighter than three books. The three books did…

Never Let Me Go

My latest A-Z Book Challenge book is this one.   I think the cover is woeful.  Not my style at all.  Yes, it has an ethereal quality but I certainly wouldn’t have chosen this book by the cover, I chose it because I had read Remains of the Day. I did a post on Remains of…