Monday, January 23, 2006

The Blind Man of Seville by Robert Wilson

A very dark, suspense-filled mystery that starts with the brutal killing of a wealthy businessman. But as the death toll mounts, Inspector Jefe Javier Falcon starts finding connections to his recently dead father. And as he reads more of his journals, he realizes that things are not always what they seem.

Highly Recommended
Who's Sorry Now? by Jill Churchill

Another Grace and Favor Mystery. This time a German man fleeing from the Nazis moves into town to live with his granddaughter and someone decides to try to run him out of town. Then, a much liked train porter is found dead. What will happen next?

Highly Recommended

Tuesday, January 17, 2006

The Goodbye Body by Joan Hess

The latest in her series of Claire Malloy mysteries.

When Claire and her teenage daughter Caron need to evacuate their apartment for debugging, they are in seventh heaven when Claire's wealthy acquaintance Dolly offers to let them house-sit her manse. Everything is going well until a dead body appears and disappears.

Highly Recommended
Diary of a Married Call Girl by Tracy Quan

I really liked her Diary of a Manhattan Call Girl but this one got kind of old after a while. I just wanted to shake her and yell, "Why are you still hooking?!?" The sub-plot of her friend in the NY Council of Trollops was interesting but kind of unsatisfactorily resolved.

I finished it so I guess:

Monday, January 09, 2006

The Position by Meg Wolitzer

What if you and your husband wrote a sex manual ala The Joy of Sex? How would it affect your 4 kids, your marriage, your life? Told from all points of view, this novel is alternately erotic, funny and sad.

Highly Recommended