The Curse of Braeburn Castle by Karen Baugh Menuhin

Heathcliff Lennox (please call him Lennox) was in WW 1 and his butler Greggs, with whom he has an entertaining and humorous relationship, was his batman. Now back home, Lennox is having a bit of an adjustment to civilian life. He prefers solitary activities like fishing or walking his dog, …

The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes published by Dover Publications

The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of 16 classic detective stories from the late 19th through the early 20th centuries. The detectives are not so much rivals of Holmes as contemporaries. The collection is centered around when the stories were written, but they come from a variety of …

Sunday Salon – 2/10

Thanks to Deb at Readerbuzz for hosting The Sunday Salon. Stop over there or at the Facebook Group to participate. Week’s Highlight: We had a pretty quiet week, actually. Saturday was Solo and Ensemble; most of the kids I accompanied got 1s, so that’s good. I personally, was having an off day, but sometimes …

Left-Handed Death by Richard Hull

Left-Handed Death is the first of Richard Hull’s mysteries I’ve read. It’s got an interesting perspective. We kind of start in the middle of the mystery. Arthur Shergold and Guy Reeves are sitting in their office, discussing recent events, in particular, Reeves’ lunch that day with a civil servant from …

Sweet Danger by Margery Allingham

I’m a fan of Albert Campion. I like how he pretends to be a little dull and inoffensive, but is really pretty brilliant, daring and rather charming. The bad guy in Sweet Danger knows him pretty well too. Savanke went on impassively. “I know your success, your association with Scotland …

Sunday Salon – 2/2

Thanks to Deb at Readerbuzz for hosting The Sunday Salon. Stop over there or at the Facebook Group to participate. We took Amber back to college today, so we ended up missing most of the Super Bowl, including the halftime show. I don’t really care about the game, but usually watch it anyway. Week’s …