Monthly Archives: April 2015

Ordinary Grace is an extraordinary novel

William Kent Krueger usually writes mysteries, the Cork O’Connor series, which is a treasure in itself. Although Ordinary Grace has more than one murder mystery at it’s core, it is more than a mystery story. The narrator is middle-aged man … Continue reading

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Murder Most French

If James Bond had been born female and French, he might be as daring and charming as Aimée Leduc, the heroine of Cara Black’s mystery series set in various Paris neighborhoods. Aimée is a kickass private investigator who manages to … Continue reading

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Voices from the Past

The recent flurry of concern about Harper Lee’s newly discovered prequel to/early version of To Kill a Mockingbird reminded me of a book I’d read and loved a few years ago. Elizabeth Spencer is better known for A Light in … Continue reading

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