Short Notes: The Killings at Badger’s Drift by Caroline Graham

Retried school teacher Emily Simpson and her friend Lucy Bellinger, both denizens of a village called Badger's Drift, have an unspoken competition going on between them as to who would first spot a rare variety of orchid. While walking through the woods one day, Emily spots the orchids and is most ecstatic. However, she also … Continue reading Short Notes: The Killings at Badger’s Drift by Caroline Graham

Three Recommendations

You will all agree that one of the best things about blogging is discovering new authors and books. This year, I read quite a few books that were recommended by fellow bloggers. Here are brief sketches of three such books.FEAR by L. Ron Hubbard (1940)I knew of L. Ron Hubbard as the founder of Scientology … Continue reading Three Recommendations

What was it all about? Robert Crais’ The Monkey’s Raincoat

Are there books that make you feel like: Duhhh...what was that all about? I have just finished Robert Crais' much lauded The Monkey's Raincoat and really do not know what it was all about. Since it is a much appreciated book, am I missing something?Elvis Cole who runs a detective agency with his friend, the … Continue reading What was it all about? Robert Crais’ The Monkey’s Raincoat

Review: Dreams of the Raven (Star Trek # 34)

What would happen if during one of the most trying times of his professional career, Captain James T. Kirk was left to cope without the counsel and co-operation of his trusted friend, Bones McCoy?On a trip to Wagner Trading Station, the Enterprise receives a distress call. Apparently a few freighters have been attacked by the … Continue reading Review: Dreams of the Raven (Star Trek # 34)