Review of Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie (1920) (Hercule Poirot Book 1) Free Kindle E-Book

Posted by on Mar 30, 2012

Bottom line: A classic Golden Age mystery, by the Queen of mystery, although not her greatest work. The first time the world was introduced to the Hercule Poirot – the funny little man with the egg shaped head and impressive mustache. Update: As of 7/1/2013 this book is no longer free. Rating: Recommended IF – […]

Review of Cover Her Face by P.D. James (1962) (Adam Dalgliesh Book 1)

Posted by on Mar 25, 2012

Bottom line: I liked this story, although I would have preferred to get to know the detective better. A traditional murder mystery set in an English country house, it was a fun introduction to P.D. James. Rating: Recommended Blurb: On the same day as the St Cedd’s church fete in the grounds of her home, […]

Review of Invisible by Lorena McCourtney (Ivy Malone Series Book 1) (2004)

Posted by on Mar 21, 2012

Bottom line: A fun mystery with a strong Christian presence. If you are looking for a new series to try that isn’t too intense, give this book a shot – especially since it’s free. Rating: Recommended Blurb: She’s not your average crime fighter! Meet Ivy Malone, an inconspicuous older woman who has a mutant curiosity […]

Review of Blunt Instrument by Georgette Heyer (Inspector Hannasyde #4) (1938)

Posted by on Mar 19, 2012

Bottom line: An easy-going murder mystery set in 1930s London. Worth a try if you’re a fan of Agatha Christie or Ngaio Marsh and want something new (especially if you can borrow it). I didn’t enjoy it as much as I usually enjoy a Christie or Marsh, but it was still a pleasant enough read. […]