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The Cairo Affair
3.60
I liked the immediacy of the premise but is the world so corrupt and morally bankrupt as depicted here? Lots of tangled webs, actions motivated by gre ...more
Nov 19, 2014
Nov 19, 2014
 
The Accident
3.59
Not as engaging as the Ex Pats but it would translate well to the screen. I found the switching characters and time periods to be difficult to follow. ...more
not set
Aug 24, 2014
 
Rumpole and the Reign of Terror
4.03
Rumpole defends a Pakistani doctor accused of terrorism, but can't see the particulars of the crime. What to do? A clever and entertaining solution is ...more
May 03, 2015
May 03, 2015
 
Sycamore Row (Jake Brigance, #2)
3.95
I didn't enjoy this book, mainly because of the dreary description of practicing law in a small southern town. Also, I found the reveal predictable an ...more
not set
Aug 19, 2014
 
The Counterfeit Heiress (Lady Emily, #9)
3.77
Lady Emily and Colin travel to Paris to find a missing heiress. Crypts and catacombs play prominently in the story. I suspected the ending early on bu ...more
Dec 05, 2014
Dec 05, 2014
 
The Forgers
3.12
Very well written, but the narrator is unreliable. The ending is obvious and inescapable. Now the sequel should be told from Meghan's point of view, o ...more
May 04, 2015
May 04, 2015
 
The Bones of Paris (Harris Stuyvesant, #2)
3.50
I miss Mary Russell. This is set in Paris in 1929. The protagonist is hired to find a missing American woman. Lots of history and atmosphere but not s ...more
not set
Feb 23, 2014
 
The Green Mill Murder (Phryne Fisher, #5)
3.86
I really liked this one. It was different from the show but much more detail about jazz, flying and the horrible effects of the "Great War".
not set
Jun 11, 2014
 
The Fifth Heart
3.56
Too long and too much about Henry James' interior life and thoughts. The last 20 pages were exciting and satisfying. I do want to see the Adams Memori ...more
not set
Apr 12, 2015
 
Urn Burial (Phryne Fisher, #8)
3.82
I didn't like this one as much as the others, I guessed too soon the id of the villain but I really enjoyed the explanation of how caves are formed.
not set
Jun 23, 2014
 
Leaving Everything Most Loved (Maisie Dobbs #10)
3.99
I like Masie Dobbs mysteries. This time she solves the murder of Indian women and then takes a break from her London life to travel..
not set
Feb 23, 2014
 
The Weight of Blood
3.72
I really liked this one. Very engrossing. And the characters in a small town in the Missouri Ozark hills rang true to me.
not set
Jun 05, 2014
 
Hounded: An Andy Carpenter Mystery
4.10
Very entertaining and quick read. I want to read more in the series. Thanks, Shane, for recommending it.
Dec 24, 2014
Dec 24, 2014
 
The Way Through The Woods (Inspector Morse, #10)
4.13
Inspector Morse and Sgt Lewis solve the case of the Swedish maiden with many twists.. I love the characters.
not set
Feb 23, 2014
 
Naughty in Nice (Her Royal Spyness Mysteries, #5)
3.96
Fun and entertaining read. Coco Chanel and Wallis Simpson made appearances and the plot moved along. I like Georgie.
Jan 2012
Jan 07, 2012
 
Gone Girl
3.98
I read it in two days, was captivated and then repelled but had to finish it. Sociopaths.
not set
Feb 06, 2014
 
How the Light Gets In (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache, #9)
4.42
I love these stories and we get closure for the characters.
not set
Feb 23, 2014
 
The Brothers of Baker Street: A Mystery
3.48
Enjoyable but I wanted more Holmes connections.
not set
Feb 18, 2014
 
Good Night, Mr. Holmes (Irene Adler, #1)
3.89
I liked this. Entertaining and fun premise
not set
Feb 08, 2014
 
Death Is Now My Neighbor (Inspector Morse, #12)
4.06
Inspector Morse mystery. I liked it.
not set
Feb 23, 2014
 
Ice Blue
3.80
I liked it so much I read it in a day. Lord Tony and Sgt. Kate make an intriguing pair of modern day London based police detectives. When is the next ...more
Oct 09, 2011
Oct 11, 2011
 
Black & Blue
3.97
4th in a series about Tony, Lord Hetheridge, police inspector in charge of the Toff Squad, and his team, Kate and Paul. Kate us now Lady Hetheridge an ...more
Jun 2015
Jun 02, 2015
 
Dorchester Terrace (Charlotte & Thomas Pitt, #27)
3.82
On Chapter 5, I like the characters but I can see where this plot is headed already.
May 08, 2012
Apr 09, 2012
 
The Unexpected Mrs. Pollifax  (Mrs. Pollifax #1)
4.13
I loved it. Fast moving and thoroughly enjoyable.
Jul 09, 2015
Oct 04, 2011
 
A Trick of the Light (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache, #7)
4.29
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Sep 29, 2011
 
The Brethren
3.69
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Sep 30, 2011
 
The Art Forger
3.67
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Oct 06, 2012
 
The Beautiful Mystery (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache, #8)
4.17
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Nov 01, 2012
 
The Fallen Angel (Gabriel Allon, #12)
4.14
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Nov 01, 2012
 
Garment of Shadows (Mary Russell, #12)
3.87
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Feb 06, 2014
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