Death Makes a Prophet by John Bude: a British Library Crime Classic

John Bude is a favourite author in the British Library Crime Classics series, so I was pleased to see another book by this “likable author” as Martin Edwards refers to him in the introduction. This is a likable book: while perhaps not quite living up to my expectations, and while it features a fiendishly difficult … More Death Makes a Prophet by John Bude: a British Library Crime Classic

Reader, I Married Him – Stories inspired by Jane Eyre Edited by Tracy Chevalier

This book of short stories “Inspired by Jane Eyre” is a feast for those who love Jane Eyre, appreciate short stories, and enjoy spotting authors, some well – known, some not, having a good time. Some of these stories by women are more linked to Jane Eyre, Charlotte Bronte’s masterpiece, than others. All the stories … More Reader, I Married Him – Stories inspired by Jane Eyre Edited by Tracy Chevalier

Blue Murder by Harriet Rutland – a Dean Street Classic

“A Golden Age Murder” it proclaims on the cover of this book, another Dean Street Press book send to me for review. It is the final book published by Harriet Rutland, and it is a strong book notable for several twists and turns, some of which are totally unexpected. A clever book, it is an … More Blue Murder by Harriet Rutland – a Dean Street Classic

Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen – A Shiny New Edition!

For today’s post, go to Shiny New Books website. I am reviewing a new edition of Sense and Sensibility as part of a new Classics Collection by Oxford University Press. It is a lovely book with a fascinating Introduction by John Mullan, and as you see from the review, I could replace many classics in … More Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen – A Shiny New Edition!