Tag Archives: mystery

Grenada and Sweden on the Edge of My Seat

I just finished up the second of Stieg Larsson’s suspense novels, and I am going to keep this brief so I can start the third one! The novel definitely captured my full attention, and I was really glad to have … Continue reading

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Vienna and Missouri and Husbands Charged With Murder

I’m racing to the end of the year, now, hoping I can get some actual “book books” read now that I’m done with commuting to Beaumont daily til the new year. I don’t think there is any way I can … Continue reading

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A Whirlwind Catchup Post

I’ve been finding time to read, or more accurately to listen to, a wide variety of books in the past month, but apparently I haven’t been finding the time to post. So let me catch you up with absurdly short … Continue reading

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In West Va. with a genius and Iowa with some creepy people

I’m getting a little worried about my challenges, and I’m also a little pressed for audible.com options these days, so I’m going with what is in the queue and will help me out a bit with challenge goals. I got … Continue reading

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Back in Boston with Spenser

Knocking off another quick state with a mystery that’s been sitting on my shelf. Here is the Goodreads summary, followed by what I said about Sixkill by the late Robert Parker on Goodreads: “On location in Boston, bad-boy actor Jumbo … Continue reading

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A Crime (Fiction) Spree Around the US

I needed to knock off some states quickly to get back on track, and after the heavy lifting I had been doing recently, I decided to just read some books by favorite crime authors. Also, I’ve been stuck at home … Continue reading

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In a Very Noir L.A.

My trip to California to get my C author done was a delight. There was a lot of drinking, and people getting sapped, and many descriptions of hats. Here’s my Goodreads review: Farewell, My Lovely by Raymond Chandler My rating: … Continue reading

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A Creepy Trip to New York (With My New License Plate!)

Yes, it arrived! I am now a proud vanity plate owner. Of course it took two of us, and hours of time, and multiple trips to the hardware store to get the old license plate off because of rusty screws. … Continue reading

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Another Quick Trip to England

This one was for a rainbow challenge I’m doing on Goodreads. I have to read books in 7 categories, with various requirements between now and December. The challenge is the reason I read a few books with orange covers back … Continue reading

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In Barcelona With a Good Book

Here is my July to Sept scorecard, and my review will follow. Orange July 1 2 3 Around the World: Africa: 1, 2 Asia 1 South America 1 2 3 4 5 6 Other countries 1 2 3 4 1001 Books 1 … Continue reading

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