This is a series I’ve dipped into over the years, mostly out of order. In this second book of the series, Amelia and Emerson have been out of the Egyptologist game for a few years after the birth of their son, Ramses. They had no intention of returning so soon, but when Lady Baskerville comes to her door and begs them to finish the digRead more
The years that India was under British rule has long been an interesting time period to me, and this book is set right smack in the middle of it. Perveen Mistry is someone unusual — a female lawyer in early 1920s Bombay. She’s not considered a full lawyer because she cannot appear in court, but she’s able to do a lot of contract work andRead more
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