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Monthly Archives: April 2015
Enter the Lion by Michael P. Hodel and Sean M. Wright, Hawthorn, 1979, hardcover, mystery featuring Mycroft & Sherlock Holmes This is a pretty fair pastiche, starring Mycroft Holmes rather than Sherlock, and told in the first person. In this tale, Mycroft is a clerk … Continue reading
I got, thanks to Jeff Meyerson, Sargasso of Space, another of the Solar Queen books by Andre Norton, so now there’s just one more I need. I found a copy that last one I need, Plague Ship, the second in the series, but then discovered the … Continue reading
While on a week-long trip to the coast, I did very little reading and what I did was on the iPad. I shifted from ebook to ebook, getting very little of any of them read before I shifted to a … Continue reading
We’re over on the coast – Cannon Beach – for a few days, be back for Monday post of current reading. Our itinerary is to spend time in Ecola State Park, go to Hug Point Sate Park, hike in Oswald West … Continue reading
Marie Brennan’s third memoir of Lady Trent, The Voyage of the Basilisk, was the best book in the series so far. I enjoyed it a lot and am now eager for the next installment, which is no doubt a year away. Next … Continue reading
The Saint – Wanted for Murder, The Further Adventures of The Saint by Leslie Charteris, Triangle Books 1943 hardcover, mystery stories This collection of six mystery novellas, features The Saint in various circumstances, often facing Chief Inspector Teal, of Scotland Yard. Wanted … Continue reading
After George Kelley did a Friday Forgotten Books post on Andre Norton’s four Solar Queen books, I decided to reread them. To my considerable consternation, I find I no longer seem to have them. So far I’ve gotten just these two of … Continue reading
I’m about a third of the way into Marie Brennan’s third memoir of Lady Trent, The Voyage of the Basilisk, which so far is just as good as the first two which I enjoyed. I finished Old Venus, which I enjoyed (review coming) and … Continue reading
The Broadway Musicals of Rodgers & Hammerstein Rodgers & Hammerstein: The Complete Broadway Musicals. Label: Sony Catalog #: 541696 When I saw the announcement of this set a couple of years ago, I knew I had to have it. Sure, I have several of … Continue reading
The Sleuth of Baghdad by Charles B. Child [C. Vernon Frost], Crippen & Landru, 2002 hardcover, mystery, short stories, Inspector Chafik “The desert was an ocean of gravel and gray dust which lapped the struggling outskirts of the City of Baghdad. Spewed from … Continue reading