Category Archives: Adventure

Mystery Monday: Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie

Today’s Monday Mystery is Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie. While movies have been made of this and other Christie novels, it’s definitely worth a read — her books are not the most read of all time except for … Continue reading

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Mystery Monday Meme: The Fix by David Baldacci

Today’s Mystery is the third in Baldacci‘s The Memory Man series and the first I’ve read.  It can easily be read as a standalone but now that I’ve read it, I want to go back and read the first two … Continue reading

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The Shadowy Horses by Susanna Kearsley

The Shadowy Horses is a modern-day historical fiction mystery set in north-western Scotland.  It takes place mostly at an archaeological dig which, in addition to the mysterious title, was a huge draw for me.  When friend Adrian Sutton-Clarke encourages archaeologist … Continue reading

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On My Bookshelf, May 10th, 2019

Here are some more books I have read in recent months but not written reviews of as of yet. Perhaps you have read some of them or have been meaning to read them.  Maybe you’ve never heard of them.  See … Continue reading

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Tuesdays’ Tantalizing Teasers & First Chapter, First Paragraph: Revelation by C.J. Sansom

First Chapter, First Paragraph is hosted by I’d Rather Be At The Beach — you can reach it here.  Easy to participate.  Include your book title and author, a picture of the cover, and quote the first (or first two) paragraph(s) … Continue reading

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On My Bookshelf, June 22, 2018

I recently attended the book launch for an Ottawa author, Brenda Chapman‘s 4th book in a series called A Stonechild and Rouleau Mystery.  It was an interesting experience — never attended a book launch before — and I thoroughly enjoyed … Continue reading

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Uprooted by Joan Sparling Migwans

Have you ever wanted to travel to exotic places?  Have you ever experienced the loss of a loved one and temporarily lost your sense of equilibrium?  Both of these things were part of Joan Sparling Migwans‘ experience and, rather than … Continue reading

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On My Bookshelf: July 28/17

I had a birthday last week and got a gift card from my sister for Chapters ( a Canadian bookstore for real and online) and so have managed to pick up a few more books (which I swore I wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Palace of Darkness by Tracy L. Higley — a novel of Petra

Petra is an ancient city carved out of stone, hidden from the world for hundreds of years.  In 106 A.D., it was about to be annexed to the mighty Roman Empire.  It was a time of persecution of Christians throughout … Continue reading

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Cozy Read Wednesday: To Win Her Favor (A Belle Meade Plantation novel by Tamera Alexander

Today’s cozy read is the first I’ve read by romance author Tamera Alexander and I must say I thoroughly enjoyed it.  Set in Tennessee shortly after the Civil War, To Win Her Favor takes full advantage of the horse breeding … Continue reading

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