Police at the Funeral by Margery Allingham

Campion is contacted by Joyce Blount, who is engaged to a friend of his. Joyce lives in Socrates Close, Cambridge, surrounded by the old, eccentric Faraday family. The matriarch of the family is Caroline Faraday, widow of a famous academic. However, Uncle Andrew has gone missing and all is not …

Malice at the Palace by Rhys Bowen

I’ve been on a bit of a Royal Spyness kick lately. They’re light and easy to follow when I’m doing other things. Georgie is delightful as always. This time around, Georgie is staying at Kensington Palace and showing Princess Marina around London. She is the fiancee of the King’s sons, …

The Talented Mr. Ripley by Patricia Highsmith

I did see the movie version of The Talented Mr. Ripley starring Matt Damon back when, so I had some vague idea of what I was getting into with the novel, but I didn’t honestly remember much. Tom Ripley is probably a sociopath. He conveniently leaves murder off his list. …

A Gentleman’s Murder by Christopher Huang

There are a few things you might not know about me. 1.) I love clickbait. 2.) I can be a sucker for ads, not the ones on tv necessarily, more often the ones that show up on websites or facebook, you know those targetted ads. A Gentleman’s Murder showed up …

The Consuming Fire by John Scalzi

I loved The Consuming Fire! It’s the middle book in a trilogy and do read #1 first. Galactic travel through the Flow is breaking down and human civilization is in grave danger. The Emperox of the Interdependency is convinced, but she’s surrounded by a lot of wealthy, powerful people who …