A Rumpole Christmas by John Mortimer

I have some books that come out every year with the Christmas decorations. Some I’ve read multiple times, like A Christmas Carol, and some I haven’t gotten around to yet. This year I finally picked up A Rumpole Christmas from the stack and thoroughly enjoyed the stories. I’m familiar with …

Father Brown: Selected Stories by G. K. Chesterton

I finally got around to reading the only Father Brown book I have on my shelf. It’s a selection of stories from each of the collections. Father Brown is easy to underestimate. In the first story of the collection, a police detective sees him as rather stupid and bumbling, which …

The Mysterious Mr. Quin by Agatha Christie

The Mysterious Mr. Quin is a collection of short mystery stories, by they’re a slight departure from Christie’s norm. Mr. Satterthwaite, is upper class, single, a man who loves his comforts and is rich enough to afford them. He enjoys life’s dramas, watching rather than participating. Satterthwaite is both the …