I liked A Useful Woman: A Rosalind Thorne Mystery #1 by Darcie Wilde, published May 3, 2016 because of the more complex plot, set as it is in the early 19th century in England.
Inspired by the novels of Jane Austen, this new mystery set in London introduces Rosalind Thorne, a woman privy to the secrets of high society who finds herself solving a murder.
Currently reading, another nineteenth century mystery set in England and Ireland:
As Death Draws Near: A Lady Darby Mystery #5 by Anna Lee Huber, to be released July 5, 2016 by Berkley
I am reading another 19th century mystery set just after the Regency era, my first Lady Darby mystery. The book fills in the past nicely so that you don't have to read the first four books to enjoy it. Lady Darby, now Mrs. Gage, and her new husband are called from their honeymoon in England's Lake District to investigate the death of a young nun in Ireland. Good so far...
Featuring Alice Pearse, a compulsively honest, longing-to-have-it-all, sandwich generation heroine for our social-media-obsessed, lean in (or opt out) age. I tried to get into the book but am having a bit of trouble with the slow-moving plot. May try another time.
I started what started out as a promising cozy but the plot was so thin it began to drag in the middle of the book, and I abandoned it! Magical cats can take one only so far unless you are in the mood.
My niece read What She Knew by Gillie Macmillan, a book I sent her, and thought it not too bad for a thriller.
No new new books in the mail last week. I got one that is a double of one I already have, and I will probably send to my niece.
Keep cool wherever you are.....temps are crazy this week and will be into the next.
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