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Sammy Keyes and the Hotel Thief
Thirteen-year-old Sammy, who lives illegally at her grandmother’s “seniors only” apartment sees a crime committed while she’s looking through her bino ...more
not set
Dec 13, 2008
A Play of Lords (Joliffe the Player, #4)
My favorite Joliffe story so far. Our players, now as Lord Lovell's players, have been asked to perform in London during Lord Lovell's visit at the op ...more
Feb 09, 2014
Feb 09, 2014
Death by Diamonds (A Vintage Magic Mystery #3)
**spoiler alert** I a not sure exactly what it is about this series that bugs me. I enjoy it enough to keep going back for the next one. I am getting ...more
Feb 14, 2014
Feb 15, 2014
Shakespeare's Christmas (Lily Bard, #3)
This one has been my favorite so far. It takes place outside the comfort of Lily's new home and life in Shakespeare and finds her revisiting her child ...more
Dec 07, 2008
Dec 05, 2008
The Ghost's Grave
Josh has just moved to a new state with his mother and new step-father. He doesn't know anyone in his new town yet, but is excited because he just fou ...more
not set
Feb 20, 2009
Duncan's a 17-year old who lives in "the Jungle", the inner-city of Toronto. During the searing heat-wave of summer, his dead-end summer job in the To ...more
not set
Feb 20, 2009
The Crossing Places (Ruth Galloway, #1)
As a forensic archaeologist, Ruth is contacted to assist in the identification of some bones found in the salt marsh. While DC Malone had hoped they m ...more
Jul 17, 2014
Jul 17, 2014
Needled to Death (A Knitting Mystery, # 2)
As a beginning knitter who all too often finds herself "petting" skeins of yarn and oohing and aching over the colors and textures, I am loving the de ...more
Jun 29, 2014
Jun 30, 2014
Brazen Virtue (SS/BV #2)
I love Nora Roberts. After reading the 1st book in the DC detectives series, I wondered if the series had been written much earlier in her career-some ...more
Nov 17, 2012
Nov 17, 2012
The Harper's Quine (Gilbert Cunningham, #1)
Enjoyed reading this, but was really glad to be reading a ePub edition. I used the dictionary feature in Overdrive a LOT and sometimes had to go to th ...more
Dec 26, 2012
Dec 25, 2012
Smokin' Seventeen (Stephanie Plum, #17)
Hail, hail the gang's all here! Each new Stephanie adventure is like a whacky family reunion and this one did not disappoint (other than ending--and m ...more
Jul 24, 2011
Jul 24, 2011
I Still Dream About You
Fannie Flagg never fails to invent a cast of characters that stay in my mind long after I've finished the book. Maggie, former Miss Alabama/2nd runner ...more
Jul 03, 2011
Jul 03, 2011
Thankless in Death (In Death, #37)
**spoiler alert** Dang! It is hard to believe that this is number 37 of this series. In some ways, this installment reminded me of the Columbo format, ...more
Dec 29, 2013
Dec 30, 2013
The Nicholas Feast (Gilbert Cunningham, #2)
Once again, I found myself stumbling along with the dialect in the beginning, but as with the Harper's Quine, I reached the point where the context an ...more
Jan 03, 2013
Dec 25, 2012
Mistress of the Art of Death (Mistress of the Art of Death, #1)
I have no idea if the historical aspects of this book are correctly presented or not, but it was an intriguing story that gave my vocabulary a serious ...more
Jul 25, 2010
Jul 25, 2010
Hot Fudge Frame-Up (A Fudge Shop Mystery #2)
Although there were times I wanted to throttle Ava Oosterling for wearing me out by jumping to so many conclusions, I really enjoyed this second insta ...more
Jul 11, 2014
Jul 11, 2014
River's End
Nora Roberts is always able to paint a picture of a place real enough to,let me step in and see for myself. In this story, that place is the rainfores ...more
not set
Jul 17, 2013
Stolen Voice: A Gil Cunningham Murder Mystery
This series just keeps getting better. Gil and Alys find themselves on a quest to solve two mysteries, the disappearance of a clerk and the reappearan ...more
Mar 26, 2013
Mar 10, 2013
Alchemystic (The Spellmason Chronicles, #1)
Thoroughly enjoyed this story and getting to meet the characters and be introduced to a world that seemed surprisingly homey. I found myself frustrate ...more
Nov 24, 2012
Nov 24, 2012
Skulduggery Pleasant (Skulduggery Pleasant, #1)
Another one recommended to me by my son. He finished it first and loved it and handed it to me with directions to "READ"! I did--and didn't want to pu ...more
Oct 15, 2009
Oct 13, 2009
Remember When (In Death, #17.5)
This book was my introduction to J.D. Robb/Nora Roberts. The first story, set in the present, is told by Nora Roberts. The second story, set in the fu ...more
not set
Dec 26, 2008
Midnight Bayou
**spoiler alert** Loved the descriptions of Manet House--in her prime, in her old age, her death, and her rebirth. Didn't realize until just now how t ...more
Dec 29, 2012
Dec 28, 2012
Small Favor (The Dresden Files, #10)
I absolutely love the blending of mystery, folk & fairy tale lore, and humor in this series. This one was every bit as funny as Blood Rites and I ...more
Jun 11, 2009
May 26, 2009
Winterblaze (Darkest London, #3)
While not my favorite in the series, I enjoyed this installment. The problems I had with it stem from some choppiness that had me going back to re-rea ...more
Feb 15, 2014
Jan 26, 2014
Out of the Dawn Light (Aelf Fen, #1)
I am not sure I agree with filing this only under mystery as there is most definitely a fantasy element. I was expecting a historical fiction mystery ...more
Jul 12, 2014
Jul 11, 2014
Too Big to Miss (An Odelia Grey Mystery, #1)
Looking forward to more mysteries with Odelia, Zee, and Seamus. Wondering how long Seamus will remain green, if he and Wainwright ever call a truce, a ...more
Aug 07, 2012
Aug 06, 2012
Found (The Missing, #1)
When 13-year-old Jonah receives a mysterious note telling him "You are one of the missing" he has little idea how much these 6 small words will change ...more
Sep 06, 2010
Sep 06, 2010
The Spice Box (The Spice Box, #1)
I did not want to put this book down. The only thing keeping me from giving it 5 star sis that I was occasionally jarred out of the time period that, ...more
Jun 22, 2014
Jun 26, 2014
The Dark Horse (Walt Longmire, #5)
Walt Longmire goes undercover in a little town that Hell wouldn't keep in this installment. For the record, I love Wahoo Sue and hope we get to meet h ...more
Dec 07, 2014
Dec 05, 2014
Smells Like Dog
No dogs die in the making of this book. Maybe barf up inappropriately eaten items, get dangled in midair by a villain, maybe almost get eaten, fall ou ...more
Sep 22, 2013
Sep 20, 2013
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