- Current Reading: The Hooded Gunman John Curran
- Forgotten Stories: English Country House Murders
- Current Reading: The Chalk Man by C. J. Tudor
- Forgotten Books: The Measure of Malice
- Current Reading: Slugfest by Reed Tucker
- Forgotten Books: The Shadow: Partners of Peril
- Bouchercon: Have Fun!
- Current Reading: Incoming – Books of Interest
- Happy Birthday to Me!
- Forgotten Books: The Shadow: Lingo
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Monthly Archives: December 2016
I read 144 books in 2016. That’s above my yearly goal of 104 (two per week). I rate books as I finish them, and here’s a list of the books I liked best. Most are “old”. They’re in no particular order, … Continue reading
note: my Current Reading post will be back next week Thanks to “wish lists”, friends and family know just what to buy this old fella. Take a look: The Mistletoe Murder and other Stories by P.D. James. Four stories in … Continue reading
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these are the 249th & 250th in my series of forgotten or seldom read books The Willows at Christmas (2001) and The Willows In Winter ( 1994) by William Horwood, St. Martin, (US) hardcovers, illustrated by Patrick Benson I’d like to think that anyone … Continue reading
My reading is slow, but steady. I’m still happily working my way through The MX Book of Sherlock Holmes Stories – Christmas Adventures while also reading two books by William Horwood for the upcoming pre-Christmas Friday Forgotten Book post. I finished Some … Continue reading
I know the weather is truly terrible across much of the country, so some reading this may think I’m whining about nothing. Okay, but good grief. There are a lot of hills here in Portland, and when it gets snowy and … Continue reading
this is the 248th in my series of forgotten or seldom read books Escapade by Walter Satterthwait, St. Martin’s Dead Letter, 1996, paperback, mystery, country house mystery, featuring Phil Beaumont & Jane Turner This is the first of three novels Satterthwait has … Continue reading
As we progress through the holidays I’m still reading Holmes, in this case the MX Book of New Sherlock Holmes Stories Part V: Christmas Adventures as mentioned last week. I’m over halfway through the 528 page anthology and liking it very much. Also, … Continue reading
this is the 246th in my series of forgotten or seldom read books The London Blitz Murders by Max Allan Collins, Berkley Prime Crime, 2004 paperback, mystery in historical setting The events in this book take place in February 1942, during a lull … Continue reading