Back in the 80s, or the olden days as my youngest likes to say, we would listen to Radio Jackie. We had plenty of options on the dial but that station played a wider variety of music plus the thought of something mildly illicit was definitely attractive. Twenty years before this pirate radio stations started appearing during the rock and roll era. Continue reading “Pirate Radio”
I didn’t realize until after I’d read this I have so much in common with the author. I knew she either had to have lived in the UK or at least had a very reliable source. Her knowledge of village life in England as well as the attitude toward immigrants is spot on.
The first sentence enthralls and draws you in to the retired Major’s grief. Continue reading “Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand | By Helen Simonson”
This novel is pure brain candy. I am not a ‘crafter’ but can appreciate those who are and this novel was entertaining. A good beach read with a romantic twist. The book focuses on two ladies both wanting love, security and success. Continue reading “Waking Up in the Land of Glitter | By Kathy Cano-Murillo”
Lynley is trying his very best to not go back to the Force. He is on compassionate leave when he is called back to Scotland Yard. An unidentified young woman has been found stabbed in a cemetery. Continue reading “This Body of Death | By Elizabeth George”
This is another Inspector Van Veeteren mystery – previously of Borkman’s Point which I loved! This story was, to me, a little more obvious but still definitely worthy. Something up with those Swedes as this book begins with a funeral. Not light hearted stuff. The woman being buried was not very old when she died but she went to her death bed after Continue reading “Woman With Birthmark | By Hakan Nesser”