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The Woman in Green, Jack Todd (August 2020)

My reading inspiration comes from all sorts of sources. In the case of Jack Todd’s The Woman in Green, it’s because I follow the author on Twitter. It wasn’t his mystery writing that caught my attention. Rather, as a Montreal Canadiens fan, I find him to be one of the more restrained and well-thought out commenters on the team. Setting the Action One Christmas Eve 1913, a young woman shows up on the doorstep of a young doctor. She is…Continue readingThe Woman in Green, Jack Todd (August 2020)

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All the Devils Are Here – Gamache 16

All the Devils Are Here, is the latest installment in the Inspector Gamache series, by Louise Penny. This time, Armand Gamache is off to Paris for the birth of a grandchild. However, like any detective, trouble and crime seem to follow him wherever he goes. The Inspector Gamache series is one of three that I am following closely. I am trying very hard to stay up to date with him, along with Rebus and Bruno. Last time out I found…Continue readingAll the Devils Are Here – Gamache 16

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Beyond The Food Court – Laberinto Press

Beyond the Food Court: An Anthology of Literary Cuisines, is the first book published by an new imprint, Laberinto Press. Laberinto Press is located in Edmonton, Alberta, and their mission is: In a largely primarily anglophone and Anglo-centric publishing industry, Laberinto Press is Western Canada’s first press to publish writers whose first language is not English, and World Literature in translation (focusing right now on tapping into diaspora authors living in Canada). This book caught my eye when it was featured…Continue readingBeyond The Food Court – Laberinto Press

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A Song for the Dark Times – Ian Rankin

Early this year, I went through a time of reduced income. That means I haven’t been able to catch up on the reading I would like. A Song for the Dark Times, by Ian Rankin is one of those books. It’s been out since the beginning of summer, but I’ve only just got around to reading it A Song for the Dark Times In the last installment of the series, In a House of Lies, Rebus is starting to slow down. In the…Continue readingA Song for the Dark Times – Ian Rankin

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The Shooting at Chateau Rock – Bruno Mystery

The Shooting at Chateau Rock is the latest installment in the Bruno, Chief of Police detective series. Written by Martin Walker, the stories center around a rural police chief in the Dordogne region of France. The cases often have international significance. The heart of the books though, revolve around a close knit group of friends. At the heart of the friendships are many great meals.  I have written about Bruno before. You can find those posts here, here, here, here,…Continue readingThe Shooting at Chateau Rock – Bruno Mystery

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Pressure Cooker – Book Review

Pressure Cooker: Why Home Cooking Won’t Solve our Problems and What We Can Do About It, makes for interesting pandemic reading. Pressure Cooker was published in 2010, and the paperback version will be coming out later this year.  This post contains an affiliate link. I receive a small commission on any purchases made through this link. There is no charge to the reader. This helps me in the purchase of materials, and supports a local, Winnipeg, bookstore. Over the past few years, there…Continue readingPressure Cooker – Book Review