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What I’ve been Reading 2017 – The Run Out Groove by Andrew Cartmel

I’ve just spent a few minutes looking back and realised I haven’t been writing about my reading activities this year! How did that happen? I’ll round them up and do an update. Although it hasn’t been a great reading year … Continue reading

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What I’ve been reading – January 2017

I’ve had six months off from Lord Peter! The last book I read about this character was a bit of a challenge. This novel was found in a charity shop some time ago and knew it was the last book … Continue reading

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Read – The Lake District Murder by John Bude

This is another of a pile of books given to me by a friend. Previously I read the Cornish Coast Murder but don’t think I blogged about it!? Anyway this is a detective story set in the 1930’s and this … Continue reading

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Read 2016 – The Vinyl Detective by Andrew Cartmel

Don’t you think that sometimes it’s the cover of a book that pulls you in? Those folk who design covers are very good at their job! I picked this book up in a bookshop a few months ago based on … Continue reading

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Read – Brazen by Katherine Longshore

This was a good holiday read. YA and set at the time of King Henry VIII. It was  recommended over here. (I really like Jamie’s blog even though she is twenty years younger than me!) I don’t often pick up … Continue reading

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Read 2016 – A Particular Eye for Villany by Ann Granger

Another book that my Mum lent me and another from a series. I have read this author before but this series is altogether different as its set in Victorian London. Strangely I found it interesting not just because of the … Continue reading

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Read 2016 – The Raven King by Maggie Stiefvater

Waited ages for this, the last in Raven Cycle, to be published. Here are my thoughts on book one, two and three. Although I would say that I enjoyed it and it was good I was a teeny bit disappointed … Continue reading

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Read 2016 – Gaudy Night by Dorothy L. Sayers

Yes, more Dorothy. But this one, oh this one I struggled with so much. I found it quite surprising that after reading ten of her books and yes I have struggled with a few, this one almost got the better … Continue reading

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Read 2016 – Have his Carcase by Dorothy L. Sayers

Yes I know another Wimsey. But this was so good I really enjoyed it. We meet up with Harriet Vane once more in this story, in fact she is the one who finds the body! Of course Peter hot foots … Continue reading

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Read 2016 – Strong Poison by Dorothy L. Sayers

I know, I know another Wimsey. This novel is when we meet Harriet Vane. I think it was sheer genius of Dorothy to make Wimsey fall for an accused murderer! And the author does a great job of altering the … Continue reading

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