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Hester and Harriet by Hilary Spiers

Hester and Harriet are two elderly widowed sisters who move in together in a comfortable cottage in an English village. Their lives are also comfortable – predictable and safe. The novel opens with them both contemplating the yearly dreaded family … Continue reading

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Death of a Nurse by M.C. Beaton

This is the 33rd (the 33rd!) in the series of books about Scottish policeman, Hamish Macbeth, by M.C. Beaton. This story centres around the death of a nurse who was employed to nurse a rich,  old man. All sorts of … Continue reading

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Walking by Night by Kate Ellis

Walking by Night by Kate Ellis Walking by Night by Kate Ellis is the fifth and latest of the Joe Plantagenet mysteries set in North Yorkshire. If you are looking for interesting English detective mystery stories, look no further. Kate … Continue reading

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Harbour Street by Ann Cleeves

‘Harbour Street’ is the sixth book in the Vera Stanhope detective mystery series by Ann Cleeves. Readers who follow the series won’t be disappointed with this book. The same contradictory, unkempt detective with the razor sharp mind and a heart … Continue reading

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David Hewson’s ‘Nic Costa’ mystery series

Recently, I picked up David Hewson’s “Sacred Cut” and read it, having somehow missed it when I read the other books in this series. “Sacred Cut” was recently added to the library collection in large print – and, yes, I … Continue reading

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