Monthly Archives: January 2012

REVIEW: Behold, Here’s Poison – Georgette Heyer

(House of Stratus 2001, originally published 1936) This is one of my favourites of Georgette Heyer’s mystery novels, since the characters are delightful and the plot ingenious. Like many of her crime novels, however, she doesn’t entirely play fair with … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Sophie’s Turn – Nicky Wells

(self-published e-book 2011) Sophie is a journalist, more-or-less happily engaged to Tim, an accountant, when she meets up with members of the former rock band Tusk. In her late teens, we discover, Sophie had had a huge crush on the … Continue reading

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2011: The year in books

I read a few more than 147 books in 2011, since some of the more frequent re-reads did not make it to my official list. Of these, 31 were re-reads: not a bad percentage, for me. As any reader who … Continue reading

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