Spotlight On. . .Final Sentence by Daryl Wood Gerber


Inspired by the many weekly memes about books. ~~ & ~~ It’s been awhile since I’ve done one of these.  I wanted to get back into doing them regulary, but I couldn’t decide what book to feature.  I was almost … Continue reading


REVIEW – And Only to Deceive by Tasha Alexander


Title: And Only to Deceive Author: Tasha Alexander Copyright: 2005 (Harper); 310 pgs. ISBN: 978-0-06-114844-6 Series: Lady Emily #1 Genre: Historical Mystery From Goodreads: For Emily, accepting Philip’s proposal was an easy way to escape her overbearing mother. And when … Continue reading

REVIEW – Fonduing Fathers by Julie Hyzy


Title: Fonduing Fathers Author: Julie Hyzy Copyright: 2012 (Berkley); 293 pgs.* ISBN: 978-0-425-25181-2 Series: White House Chef #6 Genre: Cozy Mystery Summary: Ollie along with Gavin, pay a visit to Ollie’s mother and grandmother in Chicago. Her reason for the … Continue reading


Series Spotlight On. . .White House Gardener Mysteries by Dorothy St. James


The second entry in the White House/Washington, DC theme is another cozy mystery series.  Again, this Spotlight On was initially about just one book, The Scarlet Pepper — but, since I finished so quickly, I thought I would do another … Continue reading

Series Spotlight on. . .White House Chef Mysteries by Julie Hyzy


New year, new month, new monthly theme. In honor of 2013 being a Presidential Inauguration year, January’s theme will be the White House/Washington, DC. Originally, this post was going to be about Fonduing Fathers only, but I thought I’d experiment … Continue reading