Lord James Harrington and the Christmas Mystery by Lynn Florkiewicz

The Christmas Mystery is the first of the Harrington series I’ve read. James and his wife Beth live in the small village of Cavendish and have converted the Harrington manor house into a hotel catering to the well-to-do. It’s Christmas time and the Harrington’s are hosting their annual Christmas dinner …

A Murderous Affair by Leighann Dobbs and Harmony Williams

Lady Katherine is a non-traditional woman for her time. Her passion is solving murder mysteries, and only a few people know that’s what she does. Most people believe she’s a matchmaker.  A Murderous Affair is the first I’ve read in the series. It works fine as a stand-alone, but I …

The Pursuit of William Abbey by Claire North

I am a huge Claire North fan. Regardless of topic, her writing is lyrical and vivid and, at times, graphic. The Pursuit of William Abbey begins in the 1880s and continues into the first World War, while taking us around the world. North brings the era, the people, and the …

Talking to Strangers by Malcolm Gladwell

The above track is the theme song for the book. The production of the Talking to Strangers audiobook is well-done. We hear the actual voices of people he interviews, it includes reenactments of court scenes and the audio from actual videos of events. I am glad I chose the audio …

Murder in High Places by Helen Marchmont

I’ve been enjoying the Bunburry novellas, but I really think for Murder in High Places it’s helpful if you’ve read a couple of the earlier ones. We finally meet Oscar! He comes down to visit, drawn by a party. To understand how kind of awesome that is, you need to …

Drop Dead, Gorgeous by Helena Marchmont

I was browsing Audible the other day and was happy to see Drop Dead, Gorgeous was out. This is just a fun little series. Alfie has inherited his aunt’s cottage in the Cotswolds and has been living there for almost a year now. He’s finally gathered the courage to ask …