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Riddle of a Lady (1956) by Anthony Gilbert

Today’s read sees a return to Anthony Gilbert, an author I have reviewed a few times already this year. The story opens with a mini history of a legal firm named Greatorex Brothers. The firm’s heads, Charles and Richard, disapprove … Continue reading

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Death Takes a Wife (1959) by Anthony Gilbert

This is my third encounter with Gilbert’s work, (the first two being The Spinster’s Secret (1949) and Portrait of a Murderer (1934)), and as always Gilbert offers a very different type of mystery. There is no specific blue print or … Continue reading

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601st Blogging Milestone Reached!

So, yeah, this was supposed to be my 600th post, but unfortunately my zeal to sign up for Bev’s latest 2018 reading challenge meant I forgot I was supposed to post this post first. Oops! So instead this is my … Continue reading

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Book of the Month: October 2017

I didn’t feel like I had as much time to read this month, yet somehow still managed to read 15 mystery novels. Not bad. Some of these reads took me back to familiar authors such as The Dutch Shoe Mystery … Continue reading

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The Spinster’s Secret (1946) by Anthony Gilbert

Anthony Gilbert is an author I’ve known of for a while, but never been able to track down for a reasonable price. Things this year though have changed, as firstly I came across this book, which is another reprint in … Continue reading

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