Tag Archives: England

The Curious Affair Of The Witch At Wayside Cross – Is This A Sherlockian Style Mystery?

Book Review : The Curious Affair of The Witch At Wayside Cross From The Casebooks of Jesperson & Lane e-book By Lisa Tuttle Spoiler Alert! Summary The paranormal answer to Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson, Jesperson and Lane are turning the … Continue reading

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Bride of a Distant Isle – Does It Remind You of a Classic Gothic Novel?

Book Review : Bride of a Distant Isle Daughters of Hampshire By Sandra Byrd Spoiler Alert! Summary Miss Annabel Ashton is a teacher at the Rogers School for Young Ladies in Winchester when she takes a brief visit to her family … Continue reading

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Blood Rose Rebellion – Magic For the Elite or the Masses?

Book Review : Blood Rose Rebellion By Rosalyn Eves Spoiler Alert! Summary Sixteen-year-old Anna Arden is barred from society by a defect of blood. Though her family is part of the Luminate, powerful users of magic, she is Barren, unable to … Continue reading

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The Heirs – To Inherit or Not To Inherit?

Book Review : The Heirs By Susan Rieger Spoiler Alert! Summary Brilliantly wrought, incisive, and stirring, The Heirs tells the story of an upper-crust Manhattan family coming undone after the death of their patriarch. Six months after Rupert Falkes dies, leaving a grieving widow … Continue reading

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Number Seventeen – A London Mystery

Book Review : Number 17 By Louis Tracy Spoiler Alert! Summary   While leaving the opera a young writer, Frank Theydon, can’t help but notice an enchanting young woman leaving with her father. Later that night Frank is surprised when he … Continue reading

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Death Comes To Pemberley – Please Just Kill Me Now

Book Review : Death Comes To Pemberley By P.D. James Spoiler Alert! Summary The world is classic Jane Austen. The mystery is vintage P.D. James. The year is 1803, and Fitzwilliam Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet have been married for six years. There … Continue reading

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Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell -What Would It Be Like If England Had Magic?

Book Review : Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell By Susanna Clarke Spoiler Alert! Summary Two magicians shall appear in England. The first shall fear me; the second shall long to behold me… The year is 1806. England is beleaguered by the long … Continue reading

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