Jan 6, 2018

Sunday Salon: British Mysteries and Love in Mumbai

The Heart Is a Shifting Sea: Love and Marriage in Mumbai

New books on my shelf:

The False Inspector Dew by Peter Lovesey, October 1, 2001
Publisher: Soho Press
Genre: British mystery

The year is 1921. A passionate affair between voracious romance reader Alma Webster and her dentist, Walter Baranov, has led to his wife’s murder. The lovers take flight aboard the Mauretaniaand the dentist takes the name of Inspector Dew, the detective who arrested the notorious wife killer Dr. Crippen. But, in a disquieting twist, a murder occurs aboard ship and the captain invites “Inspector Dew” to investigate. (publisher)

The Heart is a Shifting Sea: Love and Marriage in Mumbai by Elizabeth Flock, 2018
Publication: Harper
Genre: travel, contemporary
In the vein of Behind the Beautiful Forevers, an intimate, deeply reported and revelatory examination of love, marriage, and the state of modern India—as witnessed through the lives of three very different couples in today’s Mumbai. (publisher)

I have finished two good books since the beginning of this year:
Blue Monday (Frieda Klein, #1)
Blue Monday (Frieda Klein #1) by Nicci French, 2011
Setting: London, England
Genre: mystery
Tuesday's Gone (Frieda Klein, #2)
Tuesday's Gone (Frieda Klein #2) by Nicci French, July 19, 2012, Penguin
Seting: London, England
Genre: mystery
The crimes and solutions of #1 are discussed and followed up in #2. I suggest reading the Frieda Klein mysteries in sequence.

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Suzanne Yester said...

Both those books on your shelf sound good! Especially The False Inspector Dew. And I will have to check out the Nicci French series too! Enjoy your reading!

Harvee said...

I'm currently reading Wednesday in the NIcci French series. There are books through Saturday that I'll be doing next!

Greg said...

The Nicci French books do look good! I could use a new mystery series. :)

Harvee said...

Glad I discovered her too!

Unknown said...

The False Inspector sound like a fun read. I hope you enjoy it. Have a great week!

Mary (Bookfan) said...

I've been seeing a lot of Nicci French on blogs recently.

Beth F said...

Oh that The False Inspector Dew looks like it could be good.

Elizabeth said...

ENJOY your books.

Nicci French is so good....I read my first one a few weeks ago.

Have a great week.

bermudaonion said...

The Heart is a Shifting Sea sounds exceptional to me.

Kathy Martin said...

The Nicci French series sounds good. I'll have to give them a try. Come see my week here. Happy reading!

Laurel-Rain Snow said...

I love Nicci French's Frieda Klein series...I have read them all, and I'm looking forward to the next (last) one. Here are MY WEEKLY UPDATES

carol said...

The False Inspector Dew looks like one I would enjoy. Have a great reading week!

Suko said...

Enjoy your reading, Harvee! I have heard good things about the Nicci French series.

pussreboots said...

I'm adding the False Inspector Dew to my wishlist. The kids are back in school but my husband has one more week off. Come see what I'm reading

Martha Eskuchen said...

Good to see you back at MM. False Inspector Dew looks fun. I have know others who enjoyed reading Nicci French. I may check into book 1. Happy Reading!

Serena said...

Enjoy your new books.

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