This was my first experience with Goddard. The story’s premise is interesting — Stephen Swan unexpectedly finds out that the uncle he thought was dead, Eldritch, has instead been in an Irish prison for the last 40 years. Except no one, including Eldritch, will tell him why. Consumed by his curiosity and concerned for his mother’s safety, Stephen takes it upon himself to keep tabsRead more
Having never read C.J. Sansom, I wasn’t sure what to expect when I picked up this book. But a mystery set in Henry VIII’s England, with a middle-aged, hunchbacked lawyer at its center? Count me in!
The event that forms the background of the investigation is the systematic dissolution ofRead more
Book #36 was The Mummy Case , the 3rd book in Elizabeth Peters’ Amelia Peabody series. This is me trying to fill in the holes in this series. I had picked up the next book in the series that I owned, and realized that too much had happened that I wasn’t aware of. So, I’m actually visiting the library. Will wonders ever cease? However, IRead more
Book #35 was Seeing a Large Cat, the 9th book in Elizabeth Peters’ Amelia Peabody series. Book count: 35 Pages in book: 432 Page count: 14,141 Words in book: 128,028 Word count: 4,015,474 1,000,000 words surpassed — 2/2/06 2,000,000 words surpassed — 2/14/06 10,000 pages surpassed — 3/10/06 3,000,000 words surpassed — 3/16/06 4,000,000 words surpassed — 4/3/06Read more