SWING LOW, SWEET HARRIET: Blue Murder, by Harriet Rutland

Thanks to Curtis Evans of The Passing Tramp, I was introduced to Harriet Rutland, who had the gall to: a. be a good mystery writer, and b. only write three books. (That tends to be the sort of author Curtis comes up with!) Thanks to the folks at Dean Street Press, all three novels are … Continue reading SWING LOW, SWEET HARRIET: Blue Murder, by Harriet Rutland

MY READINGS (AND REVISITINGS) OF 2016

Happy New Year, everyone! As a new blogger, I have only just become aware of the tradition in this community for those who blog about books to reflect on the past year in reading. Yes, let’s focus on the reading because in most other respects, for me at least, 2016 was not a keeper! So … Continue reading MY READINGS (AND REVISITINGS) OF 2016

CURTIS MADE ME DO IT PART III: A New Queen for Your Consideration

Continuing my examination of three classic but forgotten mysteries recommended to me by Curtis Evans at The Passing Tramp, I have saved the best for last! And in doing so, I have both good, incredible, wonderful news to share, as well as bad, horrible, terrible news. The good news is that, based on reading only … Continue reading CURTIS MADE ME DO IT PART III: A New Queen for Your Consideration