Mini Review – Murder in the Mews

Title: Murder in the MewsAuthor: Agatha ChristieSeries: Hercule Poirot #16 3.5 stars ★★★★ From Goodreads: How did a woman holding a pistol in her right hand shoot herself in the left temple? What was the link between a ghost sighting and the disappearance of top secret military plans? These are just two of the questions…

Blog Tour – The Miraculous Sweetmakers – The Frost Fair

Title: The Frost FairAuthor: Natasha HastingsSeries: The Miraculous Sweetmakers #1Release Date: 27/10/2022 3.5 stars ★★★★ I received a free copy from HarperCollins Children ,via The Erite Reads in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. From Goodreads: It's winter, 1683, and the Great Frost has swept into London. By day, thirteen-year-old Thomasina…

Mini Review – The Bullet that Missed

Title: The Bullet that MissedAuthor: Richard OsmanSeries: Thursday Murder Club #3 4 stars ★★★★ From Goodreads: It is an ordinary Thursday, and things should finally be returning to normal. Except trouble is never far away where the Thursday Murder Club are concerned. A local news legend is on the hunt for a sensational headline, and…

Mini Review – Witches Abroad

Title: Witches AbroadAuthor: Terry PratchettSeries: Discworld #12, Witches #3 4 stars ★★★★ From Goodreads: It seemed an easy job... After all, how difficult could it be to make sure that a servant girl doesn't marry a prince? But for the witches Granny Weatherwax, Nanny Ogg and Magrat Garlick, travelling to the distant city of Genua,…

Mini Review – The Hedge Witch

Title: The Hedge WitchAuthor: Cari ThomasSeries: Threadneedle Novella 4 stars ★★★★ From Goodreads: Rowan is visiting her aunt – Winne the hedge witch – in the Welsh countryside, to get back to nature and hone her skills, as well as taking a break from her annoying sisters and enjoying some peace and quiet. However, Rowan…

Reading My Lowest Rated TBR – The Island

A wee while back I did a Friday five where I listed the 5 lowest rated books, according to Goodreads, on my TBR shelves. I contemplated doing a little blog project where I read them and let you know what I thought of them all. I have completed the first book of that list. Title:…

Mini Review – A Pocket Full of Rye

Title: A Pocket full of RyeAuthor: Agatha ChristieSeries: Ms Marple #7 3 stars ★★★ From Goodreads: A handful of grain is found in the pocket of a murdered businessman! Let us explain. Rex Fortescue, king of a financial empire, was sipping tea in his 'counting house' office when he suffered a sudden and agonising death.…

Audiobook Review – Demon

Title: DemonAuthor: Matt Wesolowski Narrator: Full CastSeries: Six Stories #6 4 stars ★★★★ From Goodreads: Scott King’s podcast investigates the 1995 cold case of a demon possession in a rural Yorkshire village, where a 12-year-old boy was murdered in cold blood by two children. Book six in the chilling, award-winning Six Stories series. In 1995,…

Mini Review – Death at La Fenice

Title: Death at La FeniceAuthor: Donna LeonSeries: Commissario Brunetti #1 4 stars ★★★★ From Goodreads: There is little violent crime in Venice, a serenely beautiful floating city of mystery and magic, history and decay. But the evil that does occasionally rear its head is the jurisdiction of Guido Brunetti, the suave, urbane vice-commissario of police and…

Mini Review – The Lost Child of Lychford

Title: The Lost Child of LychfordAuthor: Paul CornellSeries: Lychford #1 3.5 stars ★★★★ From Goodreads: It’s December in the English village of Lychford – the first Christmas since an evil conglomerate tried to force open the borders between our world and… another. Which means it’s Lizzie’s first Christmas as Reverend of St. Martin’s. Which means…