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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