The Zig Zag Girl by Elly Griffiths

I’ve read a couple of Griffiths’ other books and enjoyed them well enough. Honestly though, I picked up this series because of the magic connection. I love a good magician and here we have one helping solve crimes. When the head and legs of a young woman are discovered in …

Journey to the Center of the Earth by Jules Verne

I’ve read three of Verne’s books now, the three biggies, Around the World in 80 Days, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, and I just finished Journey to the Center of the Earth. As far as I can tell, here’s what they all have in common, aside from the “journey” …

Voice of the Violin by Andrea Camilleri

It’s been a while since I listened to a Commissario Montalbano mystery, but Voice of the Violin was part of Audible’s 2-for-1 deal, so I picked it up. They’re always enjoyable, well-thought-out mysteries and I love the cast of characters. In Voice of the Violin a young woman has been …

The Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Emmuska Orczy

Listening to The Scarlet Pimpernel and the narrator says the name "Armand" and it dawns on me that the narrator is the late Ralph Cosham who narrated the Louise Penny series until he passed away. Love him! — Carol (@carolsnotebook) May 4, 2018 I don’t usually notice who narrates the …

The Patience of the Spider by Andrea Camilleri

This is the second Montalbano mystery I’ve listened to in a row. To some extent, I could just copy the review from the last, Game of Mirrors;┬áMontalbano and his circle just don’t change that much from book to book. For the most part, it’s only the plots that vary.┬áBut they’re …