Review: Scotland Yard’s First Cases

Scotland Yard’s First Cases is an entertaining first-rate history of one of the world’s most prestigious and recognizable agencies in law enforcement and its captivating cases will appeal to fans of history and/or true crime. Continue reading Review: Scotland Yard’s First Cases

New release! Butter: A Rich History

Butter: A Rich History by Elaine Khosrova A few months ago, I had the opportunity to read and review a cookbook that recommended using a high fat butter.  While that book went into a little bit of detail on what constituted high fat butter, I realized I still had a lot of questions after a discussion on my review about exactly what determines a butter to be high fat.  So when I requested this book, I hoped to learn more about how to choose a good butter for baking but got a whole lot more. Butter: A Rich History, by … Continue reading New release! Butter: A Rich History

Review: Runes for Beginners

Runes for Beginners: Simple Divination and Interpretation by Alexandra Chauran This is a great resource for anyone who would like to learn more about the use of Runes in divination, whether you’re just getting started or an experienced user. The detailed and easy to understand information covers everything from the history and meanings of the runes to how to cast and create your own set of runes. When I began this book, I already had a set of runes and some basic understanding. While some of the rune names are different then what I learned (the book calls one rune … Continue reading Review: Runes for Beginners

New Release! Dangling by a Thread

Jesse lives a hermit’s life on an island just off Haven Harbor’s shore, alone except for his beloved Great Cormorants. When a millionaire visits Haven Harbor and decides to buy Jesse’s island, Jesse’s only concern is to save the island for the birds. When Jesse is found dead, there’s plenty of suspects, but who was the killer and why? Continue reading New Release! Dangling by a Thread

Review: The Semi-Sweet Hereafter

“Chocolate Whisperer” Hayden Mundy Moore travels the world helping companies improve the quality of their chocolates. In The Semi-Sweet Hereafter, Hayden is in London assisting Phoebe, the wife of celebrity chef Jeremy Wright. Phoebe owns a failing chocolate pâtisserie and needs Hayden’s help to turn it around. When Jeremy turns up bludgeoned to death, Hayden falls under suspicion. To clear her name, she has to hunt down the real killer. Continue reading Review: The Semi-Sweet Hereafter

Review: The Book Club Murders

An exceptional mystery and I can’t wait for the next book in the series! I definitely recommend this book as a must read! Charley Carpenter, owner of Old Hat Vintage Fashions, is a member of the Agatha Book Club (named after the Dame herself) with a clique of high society ladies. After two local women are found dead, Charley and BFF Frankie find clues that link the murders to their book club. Charley reluctantly takes the information to Detective Marcus Trenault. Despite their rocky past, Charley and Marcus must team up to stop a murderer. Continue reading Review: The Book Club Murders

Review: The Crêpes of Wrath by Sarah Fox

The Crêpes of Wrath by Sarah Fox Fantastic start to a promising new series! I sat down to read this for a few moments and ended up finishing it in one sitting, I just couldn’t put it down! There are two plots in the story, the main plot about the murder of Marley’s cousin Jimmy and the subplot of a string of burglaries both had no shortage of suspects. Well paced, the plot spanned the book well without getting bogged down and it read so fast and easy that I was sorry when I got to the end of the … Continue reading Review: The Crêpes of Wrath by Sarah Fox

Review: In the Company of Dolphins

In the Company of Dolphins: A Memoir by Irwin Shaw Print Length: 107 pages Publisher: Open Road Media (August 16, 2016) Publication Date: August 16, 2016 Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC Language: English ASIN: B01GP8MOIQ Reviewer: Mystereity Reviews When I read the description of In The Company Of Dolphins, I thought it was going to be a kind of travel guide. I was completely mistaken, and I was not disappointed. In The Company Of Dolphins is so much more than a travel guide; it is a fascinating look back, not only to the exotic ports of call but also on … Continue reading Review: In the Company of Dolphins