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A Question of Blood (Inspector Rebus, #14)
This was my first foray into the Rebus series, one which I had been eying for a long time—not least due to its Edinburgh setting. Funny then that the...more
Jun 10, 2014
Jun 03, 2014
A Study in Scarlet  (Sherlock Holmes, #1)
I plan to work my way through all the Holmes novels this coming year. As I've only ever read a handful of the short stories thus far, it's great to be...more
Dec 28, 2011
Dec 25, 2011
Six Great Sherlock Holmes Stories
This slim collection, as a first real introduction to Sherlock Holmes and dear Watson, was necessarily both broad in scope and shallow in depth. Even...more
Jan 30, 2008
Jan 23, 2008
Aiding and Abetting
I'm planning a trip to Scotland in the not-so-distant future and so I thought it would be a good time to familiarize myself with the work of Muriel Sp...more
Aug 28, 2011
Aug 27, 2011
Loitering With Intent
Loitering with Intent is a delightful, effervescent sort of story, but hard to put your finger on. For one thing, (and here I'm generalizing on the ba...more
Nov 19, 2011
Nov 10, 2011
Weird Things Customers Say in Bookshops
I walked by this on the "New Arrivals" shelf at the university library and couldn't resist. I've been a fan of Jen Campbell's "Weird Things..." websit...more
Jan 23, 2013
Jan 20, 2013
The Girls of Slender Means
Jul 31, 2013
Jul 16, 2013
The Crimson Petal and the White
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Aug 31, 2012
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