Monthly Archives: March 2022

The Kaiju Preservation Society by John Scalzi

The Kaiju Preservation Society by John Scalzi, Tor Books (March 2022) hardcover, 272 pages The Blurb: (from the publisher’s website) “When COVID-19 sweeps through New York City, Jamie Gray is stuck as a dead-end driver for food delivery apps. That is, until Jamie … Continue reading

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A Murder Is Announced by Agatha Christie

A Murder Is Announced by Agatha Christie, first published in the UK by the Collins Crime Club, June 1950 and in the US by Dodd, Mead and Company in the same month. I read Open Road ebook (Kindle) edition Plot Summary: … Continue reading

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short stories read – Poirot Investigates

Poirot Investigates by Agatha Christie, Delhi Open Books. Kindle ebook edition This is a short story collection written by Christie and first published in the UK by The Bodley Head in March 1924. In the eleven stories, famed eccentric detective … Continue reading

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Daylight Savings Time

Bah. I dislike it, intensely. It’s unnecessary, expensive, annoying, senseless and “saves” nothing. I say do away with it! D

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The Word is Murder by Anthony Horowitz

The Word is Murder by Anthony Horowitz, original (c)2017, this edition Harper Perennial (c)2019 trade paperback, mystery novel, 390 pages The Blurb: The Word is Murder is a 2017 mystery novel by British author Anthony Horowitz and the first novel in … Continue reading

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In a Word: Murder – Stories in Memory of Maxine Clarke

In A Word: Murder – Stories In Memory of Maxine Clarke edited by Margot Kinberg, CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (February 2014) – ebook, 128 pages from the Introduction: “Maxine Clarke, to whose memory these stories are dedicated, was a true … Continue reading

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