Nine Tailors by Dorothy L. Sayers

Did you listen to the bell video above? Do, because it’s the background to the book. We start with church bells and end with church bells, but it’s not a tune like the carillon at our church plays. It’s change ringing, more mathematical than melodic. The story actually talks about …

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 …

The Crime at Black Dudley by Margery Allingham

I knew going in that The Crime at Black Dudley is not the best of Allingham’s Albert Campion series, but it’s the first even if he is only a minor character, and if you can start a series at the beginning, why not? Allingham, along with Christie, Sayers, and Marsh, …