Herb W. - Reviews

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Act of Mercy (Sister Fidelma, Bk 8)
Act of Mercy (Sister Fidelma, Bk 8)
Author: Peter Tremayne
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
 6
Review Date: 11/7/2011


Peter Tremayne is a favorite of mine and I always enjoy his books.


Agatha Raisin and the Potted Gardener (Agatha Raisin, Bk 3)
Agatha Raisin and the Potted Gardener (Agatha Raisin, Bk 3)
Author: M. C. Beaton
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 102
Review Date: 7/30/2011


Good, but not Beaton's best.


Agatha Raisin and the Walkers of Dembley (Agatha Raisin, Bk 4)
Agatha Raisin and the Walkers of Dembley (Agatha Raisin, Bk 4)
Author: M. C. Beaton
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 99
Review Date: 4/7/2012


I always enjoy Agatha and her adventures.


Brother Cadfael's Penance (Brother Cadfael, Bk 20)
Brother Cadfael's Penance (Brother Cadfael, Bk 20)
Author: Ellis Peters
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 4.4/5 Stars.
 19
Review Date: 4/13/2012


The book was a look inside the life of Cadfael and revealed the complexity of his life.


The Color of Water : A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother
The Color of Water : A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother
Author: James McBride
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 551
Review Date: 6/23/2012


Wonderful book. Everyone should read it!


Crossing to Safety
Crossing to Safety
Author: Wallace Stegner
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 50
Review Date: 4/29/2009


Too kooky to suit my taste.


Dead Man's Ransom (Brother Cadfael, Bk 9)
Dead Man's Ransom (Brother Cadfael, Bk 9)
Author: Ellis Peters
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 49
Review Date: 4/7/2012


Ellis Peters weaves great tales and I always look forward to reading his books.


Death of a Prankster (Hamish MacBeth, Bk 7)
Death of a Prankster (Hamish MacBeth, Bk 7)
Author: M. C. Beaton
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 96
Review Date: 4/7/2012


Hamish is one of my favorite characters in mystery fiction.


The First Patient
The First Patient
Author: Michael Palmer
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 82
Review Date: 7/28/2012


Recommended to all my reading friends.


From Potter's Field  (Kay Scarpetta, Bk 6)
From Potter's Field (Kay Scarpetta, Bk 6)
Author: Patricia Cornwell
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 226
Review Date: 12/28/2009


Not the very best from Cornwell, but it is good, and the mystery keeps you guessing.


The Holy Thief (Brother Cadfael, Bk 19)
The Holy Thief (Brother Cadfael, Bk 19)
Author: Ellis Peters
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
 52
Review Date: 5/21/2012


Another quality Cadfael mystery. I really enjoy this series of books.


In Pursuit of the Proper Sinner (Inspector Lynley, Bk 10)
In Pursuit of the Proper Sinner (Inspector Lynley, Bk 10)
Author: Elizabeth George
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 146
Review Date: 4/29/2009


I really enjoyed this book. A good mystery.


Last Seen in Massilia (Roma Sub Rosa, Bk 8)
Last Seen in Massilia (Roma Sub Rosa, Bk 8)
Author: Steven Saylor
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 29
Review Date: 4/29/2009


I really liked the setting and the sense of history that was underlying the story line.


The Monk Who Vanished (Sister Fidelma, Bk 7)
The Monk Who Vanished (Sister Fidelma, Bk 7)
Author: Peter Tremayne
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 37
Review Date: 12/28/2009


You have to stay with this one to the very end. Don't overlook any detail and there are lots of them. I really like the way Tremayne weaves his stories and put Sister Fidelma in the center of the mystery.


Murder on the Prowl (Mrs Murphy, Bk 6)
Murder on the Prowl (Mrs Murphy, Bk 6)
Author: Rita Mae Brown, Sneaky Pie Brown
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.
 16
Review Date: 5/21/2012


Fun reading. The animals did all the work.


One Corpse Too Many (Brother Cadfael, Bk 2)
One Corpse Too Many (Brother Cadfael, Bk 2)
Author: Ellis Peters
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
 85
Review Date: 4/29/2009


Another really good book in the Brother Cadfael series.


The Raven in the Foregate (Brother Cadfael, Bk 12)
The Raven in the Foregate (Brother Cadfael, Bk 12)
Author: Ellis Peters
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.
 26
Review Date: 4/7/2012


Cadfael always manages to keep me involved in his adventures.


A Short History of Reconstruction
A Short History of Reconstruction
Author: Eric Foner
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 12
Review Date: 4/29/2009


A good book that reveals many things that you were not taught in school.


The Spider's Web (Sister Fidelma, Bk 5)
The Spider's Web (Sister Fidelma, Bk 5)
Author: Peter Tremayne
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 35
Review Date: 12/28/2009


If you like Irish history with an emphasis on Irish Christians,along with a heaping, helping of mystery, you will love this book. Sister Fidelma is still doing her thing in grand style.


Still Life (Chief Inspector Gamache, Bk 1)
Still Life (Chief Inspector Gamache, Bk 1)
Author: Louise Penny
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 182
Review Date: 6/23/2012


My first Penny book and I am recommending it to all my reader friends.


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