Tag Archives: light mystery

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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Thrice the Brinded Cat Hath Mew’d – A Detective Story With A Bike Named Gladys

Book Review : Thrice The Brinded Cat Hath Mew’d A Flavia de Luce Novel By Alan Bradley Spoiler Alert! Summary In spite of being ejected from Miss Bodycote’s Female Academy in Canada, twelve-year-old Flavia de Luce is excited to be sailing home to … Continue reading

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Chasing Vermeer – A Tween Da Vinci Code?

Book Review : Chasing Vermeer By Blue Balliett Illustrated by Brett Helquist Spoiler Alert! Summary When a book of unexplainable occurrences brings Petra Andalee and Calder Pillay together, strange things start to happen: seemingly unrelated events connect, an eccentric old woman seeks … Continue reading

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The Woman Who Walked In Sunshine – Any Moment In The Sun Can Be A Vacation

Book Review: The Woman Who Walked In Sunshine By Alexander McCall Smith Spoiler Alert! Summary In this latest installment of the beloved and best-selling series, Mma Ramotswe must contend with her greatest challenge yet—a vacation! Business is slow at the … Continue reading

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“The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie” – When is Murder Sweet?

Book Review: The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie By Alan Bradley Spoiler Alert! Summary It is the summer of 1950–and at the once-grand mansion of Buckshaw, young Flavia de Luce, an aspiring chemist with a passion for poison, is … Continue reading

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“The Grand Tour” and “The Mislaid Magician” – My How Time Flies!

Book Review: The Grand Tour By Patricia C. Wrede and Caroline Stevermer Spoiler Alert!  Summary Kate and Cecy and their new husbands, Thomas and James, are off on a leisurely tour of the Continent. But once they arrive in France, … Continue reading

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“Leaving Everything Most Loved” – Will Maisie Ever Find Peace?

Book Review : Leaving Everything Most Loved, A Maisie Dobbs Novel by Jacqueline Winspear Spoiler Alert! The death of an Indian immigrant leads Maisie Dobbs into a dangerous yet fascinating world and takes her in an unexpected direction. London, 1933. … Continue reading

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