Tag Archives: Todd Downing

Book of the Month: April 2017

It is that time of the month again where I take a look at the books I have read from my everlasting TBR pile. I  managed 12 books this month (well technically 13 but I’ll be putting that review up … Continue reading

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Vultures in the Sky (1935) by Todd Downing

It has been quite a while since I last read a novel by Todd Downing, so I was definitely looking forward to today’s read, which is the third mystery novel of seven in Downing’s Hugh Rennert series. Rennert is a … Continue reading

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The Turquoise Shop (1941) by Frances Crane

This is my second experience of reading Frances Crane’s work, as last month I reviewed the second novel in the series, The Golden Box (1942). The Turquoise Shop (1941) is the first book in the series (why I read them … Continue reading

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Meme: New to Me Authors, October to December 2015

This is a meme which Kerrie over at Paradise-Mysteries blog has created so click on the link to find out more about it and also to see other contributions by other bloggers including Jose Ignacio’s who writes the blog A … Continue reading

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Book of the Month: December 2015

Looking back over this month’s reading I have to say it has been a mixed bag ranging from great reads to average reads to ultimately disappointing reads. I have encountered new authors such as Constance and Gwenyth Little’s The Black … Continue reading

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The Cat Screams (1934) by Todd Downing

Source: Review Copy This is the second novel I have read by Todd Downing, the other being Murder on Tour (1933) and both feature series’ sleuth US customs agent Hugh Rennert. The Cat Screams (1934) is set in the town … Continue reading

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A Mexican Delight in Todd Downing’s Murder on Tour (1933)

Source: Review Copy I was excited to read this book, having never heard of Todd Downing until I received this book from Coachwhip Publications. He was an American writer and university teacher born in Oklahoma and began his career in … Continue reading

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