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Review: Foyle’s War (BBC series)

Review: Foyle’s War (BBC series)

I’ve completely fallen in love with Foyle’s War, a BBC mystery series set on the south coast of England during World War II.  Detective Chief Superintendent Foyle is in charge of the Hastings area police force, ably assisted by his Sergeant, Paul Milner, and Foyle’s driver, Sam(antha) Stewart.  The war… Read more »

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Cruisin’ Thru the Cozies Challenge

Cruisin’ Thru the Cozies Challenge

I’m joining the Cruising thru the Cozies Reading Challenge sponsored by Yvonne at Socrates’ Book Reviews.  I’ve decided to challenge myself to reach the Super Sleuth level, which means I need to read 13 or more cozy mysteries by the end of the year. I really like cozies, so I… Read more »

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TOP TEN BEACH READS

TOP TEN BEACH READS

“Top Ten Tuesday” is a weekly blog feature hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s theme is Top Ten Beach Reads.  This is the first time I’ve participated. First a confession: I don’t really like the beach.  I don’t like being hot, I sunburn quite easily, and I’m… Read more »

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“A Veiled Deception” by Annette Blair

“A Veiled Deception” by Annette Blair

Category: Paranormal cozy mystery Series: Vintage Magic mysteries Book source: purchased I picked up a copy of Annette Blair’s A Veiled Deception in the used bookstore about a month ago, and finally got around to reading it.  It’s the beginning of a new “paranormal cozy” mystery series*, and while I… Read more »

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Themed Mysteries

Themed Mysteries

If you are a lover of mysteries, particularly the “cozy” type, no doubt you have noticed the recent and rapid proliferation of themed mystery series. There are series featuring bookshops, catering or cooking, inns or hotels, gardening, scrapbooking, reading groups, ghosts, needlecrafts in general and knitting in particular, and even… Read more »

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