Book musings

Best crime reads of 2017 – Part Two

Following on from my Best crime reads of 2017 - Part One, and in no particular order, here are the last eight nine! of my absolute favourites from this year. Again most of the following were ARCs so I am extremely grateful to #NetGalley and all the publishers and authors for granting me the opportunity to… Continue reading Best crime reads of 2017 – Part Two

Book musings

Best crime reads of 2017 – Part One

2017 has been another amazing year for crime fiction and I have been very fortunate to read some brilliant books. All of the following were ARCs so I am extremely grateful to #NetGalley and all the publishers and authors for granting me the opportunity to read them. In no particular order, here are the first eight… Continue reading Best crime reads of 2017 – Part One

Book reviews

The Midnight Peacock (The Sinclair’s Mysteries 4) by Katherine Woodfine

You are cordially invited to Sinclair's Midnight Peacock Ball! The festive season has come to Sinclair's and Sophie and Lil are spending the holidays at snowy Winter Hall. But it turns out that this is no ordinary house party ...As sinister secrets come to light, our intrepid heroines find themselves faced with a more baffling… Continue reading The Midnight Peacock (The Sinclair’s Mysteries 4) by Katherine Woodfine

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The Mystery of the Painted Dragon (The Sinclair’s Mysteries 3) by Katherine Woodfine

The Mystery of the Painted Dragon by Katherine Woodfine My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is a lovely story - for readers both young and old - full of Edwardian period detail, endearing characters and a thrilling mystery. The book really captures a sense of the time and place - London, 1909, the arts… Continue reading The Mystery of the Painted Dragon (The Sinclair’s Mysteries 3) by Katherine Woodfine

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Mistletoe and Murder (Murder Most Unladylike Mysteries 5) by Robin Stevens

Mistletoe and Murder by Robin Stevens My rating: 5 of 5 stars I love this series and I love Hazel and Daisy! I also love a Christmas murder mystery, so this is a total winner for me. I really enjoyed having the Junior Pinkertons on the scene and the mystery was clever. The descriptions of… Continue reading Mistletoe and Murder (Murder Most Unladylike Mysteries 5) by Robin Stevens

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany & Jack Thorne

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Parts One and Two by John Tiffany My rating: 4 of 5 stars Having read (and loved) Harry Potters 1-7 at least two or three times I was very excited that there was a new HP story. I wasn't able to see the live stage show, so the… Continue reading Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany & Jack Thorne