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 …

Behold a Fair Woman by Francis Duncan

Behold a Fair Woman is the last in the Mordecai Tremaine series and I’m a bit sad to be finished with it. I like Mordecai. He’s unassuming, observant, solves crimes and reads romance stories. The books are typical for the era, in a good way. Mordecai is on vacation, staying …

Bread by Scott Cutler Shershow

The other day I listened to a short book about pepper and today it’s a book about bread. And I’ve gone from a funny, conversational writer/interviewer to a formal, slightly pretentious author. Can you tell which I liked better? My boss recommended I read Bread and handed me his copy. …

The Readaholics and the Poirot Puzzle by Laura DiSilverio

The Readaholics and the Poirot Puzzle is right up my aisle. Amy-Faye is an event planner, but more importantly, she’s a member of a mystery book club. This month they’re reading Murder on the Orient Express, one of my favorites, so of course when a murder occurs, more than one …