One of the better novels I have read in a while…this one makes you laugh, cry and long for your friends. Rayner, a Brit, weaves a compelling tale filled with sudden loss, friendship, gradual loss, sexual identity and all sorts of relationships. The main characters are the storytellers here…Karen who experiences sudden loss right at […]
From Chicago author Libby Fischer Hellmann, here’s a top-notch mystery with a strong female main character, Georgia Davis. She’s feisty, proud, confident and able. She’s a good PI who isn’t a “superhero” type…meaning she get afraid and is not ashamed to show it. In Doubleback, Davis gets involved with a kidnapping/murder/financial malfeasance plot that takes […]
Houdini: His Life and Legend Sun, May 6, 2-4:30pm Who was Harry Houdini? William Pack presents the life and times of Houdini through dramatic storytelling, historical magic and mini museum of Houdini ephemera. The genius of Houdini will come alive as Pack recreates some of his magic and escapes. Register here.
Knowing I’m always in the market for a good mystery, especially a good British one, I recently got a recommendation to read the Ruth Galloway series from Elly Griffiths. And what I discovered is a fantastic new writer who weaves an excellent British mystery with an archaeological spin. Set in the eastern English county of […]