Tag Archives: Mystery

The Song of the Gladiator by Paul Doherty

The Song of the Gladiator by Paul Doherty My rating: 3 of 5 stars This one was a slow starter for me and then I couldn’t put it down! Set in the reign of Emperor Constantine when Christianity is no … Continue reading

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The Screaming Staircase by Jonathan Stroud

The Screaming Staircase by Jonathan Stroud My rating: 5 of 5 stars My 10 year bought this book but after a while found it too scary to read to herself in bed so I stepped in to read it to … Continue reading

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House of Secrets by Chris Columbus and Ned Vizzini

House of Secrets by Chris Columbus My rating: 5 of 5 stars I was sent this to review with my children and had to wrestle it back off my daughter to read it! Then I couldn’t put it down… The … Continue reading

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Drakenfeld by Mark Charan Newton

Drakenfeld by Mark Charan Newton My rating: 3 of 5 stars This book is an intriguing mix of fantasy and murder mystery. Lucan is summoned back to his home city following the death of his father. He replaces him as … Continue reading

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Life After Life by Kate Atkinson

Life After Life by Kate Atkinson My rating: 5 of 5 stars I was very lucky to be sent an advanced copy of this book to read. I’ve recently discovered Kate Atkinson so I was eager to read more of … Continue reading

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The Laughter of Dead Kings by Elizabeth Peters

The Laughter of Dead Kings by Elizabeth Peters My rating: 4 of 5 stars I haven’t read any Elizabeth Peters for years but was tempted by this in the library. It is part of a series featuring Vicky Bliss but … Continue reading

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Out of Time by Gill Jepson

Out of Time by Gill Jepson My rating: 4 of 5 stars It may be a book aimed at teens but it had me hooked! I love the fact that it’s based in the nearby Furness peninsula. The book combines … Continue reading

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