I did not see that ending coming. Advertisements
Dressed to Confess by Diane Vallere 3 stars One Fete in the Grave (A Liv And Di In Dixie Mystery #3) by Vickie Fee 3 Stars Kilt at the Highland Games (Liss MacCrimmon Mysteries #10) by Kaitlyn Dunnett 2 star. DNF.
Songwriter as solver of mysteries? Fun concept. Beauty-and-weight-obsessed mom, bored kid, and two pageant moms trash talking each other before I’m actually interested in the story? Pass. Read two chapters. I’d rather watch grass grow.
5 Mysteries, good better best, that I read while my big fat book was mislaid. Lord of the Wings by Donna Andrews My rating: 5 of 5 stars Yay, Meg the Lady Blacksmith is back at work with iron and the forge, not yay, it’s all off screen, yay again, her ironmongery is a vital … More Mystery Mix
It’s not so obvious in each individual book, but at some point I realize that hey, the last batch of books I read were as white as white can be. Hey, all you SFF and Mystery and Historical and YA writers: Where are all the people I see in my neighborhood? The Johnson Test After … More White as Snow For Miles Around
I thought a book about middle-aged women tap-dancing on a cruse ship would be fun, but the writing was so bad I didn’t get as far as the ship. Sigh. View all my reviews
A dead body. Who cares, it’s only a street kid. Lots of dead bodies. Ick, but still, street kids. Who even cares? Sebastian’s sister actually berates him for ‘lowering himself’ to look into these dead bodies. C S Harris invokes some of my favorite tropes: * We know who did it but the law can’t … More Where the Dead Lie by C.S. Harris