Tuesday, October 31, 2023

The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie

This was a mixed up mystery.  Too many people, a murder, and Hercule had to use his brains to find the killer.

With so many suspects and no way to see who was guilty, it took a long time to find the killer.

But Hercule figured it out...

Monday, October 30, 2023

Mayhem in the Mountains by Kelly Oliver

They are stuck in the mountains.  It snowed them in.  They have a dead body - who killed him?

He is a stand in but the person who killed him doesn't know that.

Fiona Figg decides she will find out the truth.  It takes a lot of questioning and searching for the weapon.

She has several suspects.  Which one did it?

Saturday, October 28, 2023

The Lemesurier Inheritance by Agatha Christie

This was a short story.  The Lemesurier family has been cursed.  The oldest son is condemed.  They all die.

The families don't like it, even if they have been cursed.  They die from various things.  Hercule is brought in to figure it out.

He is getting close to the killer and with a little help, he gets his killer.

Do you thinkyou could find the right killer?

Friday, October 27, 2023

Village in the Dark by Iris Yamashita

This is a story about a place in Alska that is held by women.  The men don't hang out much.

Each chapter is a woman telling her story.  

There is intrigue and mystery.  It was a fairly good read.

The planes started arriving and the men in them had guns.

It was a shoot out that had bad family ties.

It will keep you reading...

Wednesday, October 25, 2023

A Pint of Murder by Charlotte MacLeod

This was an interesting book.  Three people died and the Mounted Ranger is trying to find the killer.

Since some of them died by a rock, it was hard to prove.

It's a small village and the people don't all get along.  Some think they are better than others.

The ending is good and the killer is found.  Think you could figure out who it was?

Tuesday, October 24, 2023

THE WINTER WIDOW an enchanting cozy mystery by CHARLENE WEIR

People keep getting killed.  Since her husband was one of the victims, Susan takes his place.

It takes her a long time to find the killer.  And she almost dies in the investigation.  She thought she knew who did it but she was wrong.

Can you figure it out?

Monday, October 23, 2023

The Adventures of the King of Clubs by Agatha Christie

This is one story that Hercule Poirot features in.  He uses his grey cells to figure out the mystery.

It's not too long and he finds things that set him up well.  

The King of Clubs is the central figure here.

You'll be surprised to find the ending...

Sunday, October 22, 2023

A Gentle Murderer by Dorothy Salisbury Davis

This was quite a atory.  There are murders and a cop looking for the killer.

It goes on and on with lots of clues and many questions.  It was a bit long and the killer died, too.

There is Big Tim and Little Tim.  I won't tell you who died, but you find out if you read the book.

It took me two days to read this book.  Maybe you can read faster.

It had an ending that shocked me.  

Read it and see what you think.

Saturday, October 21, 2023

There's a Yeti in my Tummy by Meredith Rusu, illustrated by Martin Moron

This is the Mighty Moods Series.  He has a Yeti in his tummy, in his legs, in his hair, and more.  It moves...

It's a fun book to read and little ones will like it.

It's 40 pages.  I enjoyed.  You will, too!

Friday, October 20, 2023

Poirot Investigates: Stories (The Hercule Poirot Mysteries) by Agatha Christie

This is a book of short stories.  Hercule figures out what happened each time.

The stories are orginial and keep your attention.  I like Agatha Christie.

You'll want to read it, too.

Tuesday, October 10, 2023

POSTMAN'S KNOCK a gripping classic British crime mystery (Inspector Pitt Murder Mysteries Book 1) by J. F. Straker

The Grange Rd residents are waiting for their mail  but the mailman is missing...

They start a search for him.  It isn't for a while that they find him dead.  He has Seth's knife in him.

The cops and the locals all begin trying to find out who killed him.

It keeps you reading and trying to find the killer.

The ending is gives you the lowdown. 

Friday, October 6, 2023

Caught Out in Cornwall by Jamie Bolitho


A little girl is missing.  The cops are looking for her.

This is a mystery that has twists and turns all the way through.

The child was taken by a man.  Rose is looking for her, too.

The searching goes on and on.  The child is found dead.

The killer is a surprise.  Can you figure it out?

Thursday, October 5, 2023

The Mystery of Hunter's Lodge by Agatha Christie

This was a short story.  Hecule has the flu so Hastings got to explain what happened.

Hercule might be sick but he managed to figure it out.

It was a sticky situation but it ended quite well.

The man was killed but he found the killer.

I was surprised by the killer.  Were you?

Wednesday, October 4, 2023

Paw and Order: A Cat Detective Cozy Mystery (The Detective Whiskers Cozy Mystery Series Book 1) by Chris Abernathy

This was an interesting story.  The dog and cat talk to each other.

There is a murder and Detective Whiskers intends to find out who killed him.

It turns into a complicated mystery., but Detective Whiskers with the help of a dog  manages  to find out the truth.

I enjoyed reading about the animals and think you will, too!

Tuesday, October 3, 2023

Six Against the Yard (The Detection Club) The Detection Club by Margery Allingham, Ronald Knox, Anthony Berkeley, Freeman Wills Crofts, Russell Thorndike, Agatha Christie

These are all short stories that have a killer in them. 

The stories are mysterious and not too long.  It amazes me how the killer can figure out how to do  it and not get caught.

I didn't always know who the killer was until the end.

It was an interesting read.  

Monday, October 2, 2023

Appaloosa Summer by Tudor Robins

Meg's horse had a heart attack while she was performing.  It died and she got a concussion.  She loved her horse and he performed well.

She ends up with another by doing chores.  She is not as well trained, so Meg works on her.

Jared is a boy she likes and he helps.  His little sister wants to ride her.  Meg lets her ride.  

After all the tensions and Meg finds herself loving Jared and he loves her.

It's a good story.

Sunday, October 1, 2023


This was a troubling mystery.  A man is killed and no one knows who did it.

Susan tries to figure it out.  She almost killed herself.

The killer surprised me.  Think you can figure it out?

The Golden Quest by David Delisle

The Golden Quest is a graphic novel about a young boy who embarks on a Hero’s Journey with his dog Shelby to discover the Golden Rules of Mo...