The Muse by Amy Ellis

A surprisingly good novel in verse about the life of a portrait painter, brimming with sensuality & its evocation of attitudes of the time

Murder, Murder, Murder in Gilded Central Park by Cecelia Tichi

An enjoyable historical murder mystery with likeable characters and a steady plot, set in the Gilded Age in New York

Ridley’s War by Jim Napier

Jim Napier has created a competent detective in Colin McDermott and this latest story is a solid, entertaining read – nothing taxing and easy to digest. A good read.

The Dead of False Creek by Sarah M. Stephen

The Dead of False Creek by Sarah M. Stephen – Late twentieth century detective meets the present day in this quirky and enjoyable murder mystery

Under Glass and Stone and Doors of Gold and Rust (The Byrne House Box Set) by A.N. Willis

The Byrne House Box Set by A.N.Willis – Suspenseful and creepy, A.N. Willis’s books are good reads with credible and likeable characters and well-paced plots.