Category Archives: current reading

Current Reading: Rhys Bowen, Lissa Evans

I hope you’re having a pleasant Summer, enjoying the green, beautiful world and also getting some reading done. Here’s my reading of late. In Farleigh Field by Rhys Bowen. Historical Mystery. The setting is early World War II and Paris has … Continue reading

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Current Reading – Gailey, Dozois, Goldman

It’s hot! Thank goodness for books and air conditioning. Here’s what I’ve been reading. River of Teeth, and Taste of Marrow by Sarah Gailey collected in American Hippo. Fantasy. These are two novelettes (perhaps novellas, not positive about the word count) set in … Continue reading

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Current Reading, July 16: Ryan, Horowitz, McBride, Cole

Confession: I’m still catching up, so some of these were read slightly more than a month ago. The Other Woman by Hank Phillips Ryan – thriller/mystery – One of the many blogs I visit is Jungle Red Writers, contributed to by seven or … Continue reading

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Current Reading July 9, 2018 – McGown, Buck

Murder At the Old Vicarage by Jill McGown – I liked the first couple of the Lloyd and Hill detective stories I read, the first two in the series, and this seemed like a good one to try next. However, … Continue reading

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Doing OK

It’s been a while since I posted, and though I don’t have a lot to say, I thought it would be good to check in with any readers still out there. I’m doing okay, been a little sick but not … Continue reading

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Current Reading: M. C. Beaton, Val McDermid

It’s been hot and will be getting hotter: in the 90s now and 106 expected in a couple of days. I really hate this kind of heat, and it drains all the energy out of me. I don’t even feel … Continue reading

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Current Reading: Dunstall, Macdonald, Cornwell

After finishing the Patricia Moyes mystery, I was in the mood for some science fiction, so I decided to read Linesman by S. K. Dunstall, a mass market paperback I bought last year. I liked it quite a lot, both for … Continue reading

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Current Reading: Foster, Moyes, Sandford

I finished Icerigger by Alan Dean Foster, which I first became aware of through a blog review, though I don’t recall which blog. I enjoyed it. It’s nothing literate or thought-provoking, just a fun SF novel about a group of people who … Continue reading

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Current Reading: Edwards, Heywood, Foster, Sandford

Two books read this time, in addition to the Civil War book I reviewed for my FFB. Miraculous Mysteries, edited by Martin Edwards, is a collection of “locked-room murders and impossible crimes”. An anthology of 16 stories, published recently by British … Continue reading

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Current Reading: Krueger, O’Brien, Nesbø

While having computer problems and ultimately buying a new one, then doing all the setup and organizing required to have a working system and LAN, I did less reading, but finished a couple of things. I decided to get current … Continue reading

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