REVIEW: A Most Unusual Demise

In a small English village, retiree owns a bookshop and she and her best friend, Fletcher, are embroiled in all of the drama of the little town. When the body count starts going up, these two find themselves in the center of it all. Ok, this one bills itself as a cozy mystery, but itContinue reading “REVIEW: A Most Unusual Demise”

Audiobook REVIEW: The Cross of Ciaran

Ciaran is the son of a goddess, he is to bear a child in her name and sacrifice the woman who bears the child, as is the tradition of priests of his time. When he meets a young woman who is a Christian, he will do anything to be with her (and keep her fromContinue reading “Audiobook REVIEW: The Cross of Ciaran”

REVIEW: The Portuguese Immigrant

This book is what is called creative non-fiction, basically the skeleton of facts are there but some of the scenes and moments of daily life are surmised based on context. Here the author tells us the history of his family from his great grandparents in the Azores. In the beginning, we learn about life on theContinue reading “REVIEW: The Portuguese Immigrant”

REVIEW: The House With 46 Chimneys

The House with 46 Chimneys is a story for young readers set around a group of siblings who are shuffled off to their aunt’s house in the country during the beginning of the pandemic. That lands them in a town steeped in history. On their walks they are introduced to the ruins of an oldContinue reading “REVIEW: The House With 46 Chimneys”