Dead Silent, Dead Lost and Dead Nasty by Helen Durrant. These are a series of
murder mystery stories featuring the ongoing stories of 2 detectives and a cliffhanger
finish to each instalment.
The Body in the Dales, a mystery featuring a body found in a Yorkshire cave and the
Quartet Murders about the shooting of a violinist by J.R. Ellis
Stockings and Cellulite and What Holly’s Husband Did by Debbie Vigano. The first
heroine finds her husband misbehaving on her 39th birthday and the second discovers
her husband to be secretly gay, romcoms but with a 21st century social twist.
Had reread Labyrinth by Kate Mosse in the light of a recent trip to Carcassonne and
found it did add another dimension to the story.
The Midnight Line by Lee Child, the latest Reacher in paperback and well up to standard.
The Secret Barrister, a best seller about the workings of the English legal system
by an anonymous blogger.
Legacy by Yrsa Sigurdadottir, an Icelandic thriller by a best selling author featuring
an unusually gruesome murder method and a clever twisting story.
Recommended Period Piece by Gwen Raverat, a memoir of a Victorian Cambridge childhood
which might suggest to Mari’s daughter that the Victorians weren’t always boring.
Richard III by Paul Murray Kendall, now about 60 years old but still an excellent
The Best of Friends Joanna Trollope, as always a good read.