Tag: historical crime fiction

And that’s a wrap for … July

Why are the months flying by so fast?! Slow down, Father Time! FFS! So, July. Things at the other half’s job went from worse to much-much worse and he handed in his notice at the start of the month. If all goes well he will be signing a contract with another company this week and…

And that’s a wrap for … April

Does anyone even understand how it is May already? April was just doing its thing, being all chill. We had some lovely sunshine-y days, did some pottering in the garden (my neighbours keep removing trees so I keep adding them 💁🏼‍♀️), read a little, nothing of much importance. Then the final week, my MIL decided…

‘The Darkest Sin’ by D.V. Bishop | @davidbishop @panmacmillan

Author : D.V. BishopTitle : The Darkest SinSeries : Cesare Aldo #2Pages : 420Publisher : Pan MacmillanPublication date : March 3, 2022 Florence. Spring, 1537. When Cesare Aldo investigates a report of intruders at a convent in the Renaissance city’s northern quarter, he enters a community divided by bitter rivalries and harbouring dark secrets. His…

And that’s a wrap for … March

According to the calendar it is April and I have no idea how that happened. A few days ago, we were sitting outside in the glorious sunshine with short sleeves. Today, however, as I type this, it’s snowing. WTF. Clearly Mother Nature suffers from hormonal moods as well. And unfortunately, the war in Ukraine rages…

This Week in Books (30th March, 2022)

Hosted by Lipsy Lost and Found, my Wednesday post gives you a taste of what I’m reading this week. A similar meme is run by Taking on a World of Words. As a young child, Wilde was found living a feral existence in the Ramapo mountains of New Jersey. He has grown up knowing nothing of his…

This Week in Books (16th March, 2022)

Hosted by Lipsy Lost and Found, my Wednesday post gives you a taste of what I’m reading this week. A similar meme is run by Taking on a World of Words. Every Thursday, three retired school teachers have their ‘coffee o’clock’ sessions at the Thirsk Garden Centre café. But one fateful week, as they are catching up…

This Week in Books (9th March, 2022)

Hosted by Lipsy Lost and Found, my Wednesday post gives you a taste of what I’m reading this week. A similar meme is run by Taking on a World of Words. After a long career as a police officer, Moira hopes a move to a luxury retirement community will mean she can finally leave the detective work…