Category Archives: Book Of The Month

The Puzzly – The ISOTCMN Book Of The Month – July 2014

Another month, another pile of mysteries reviewed. As with last month, a number of new releases, a couple of classic authors, and, for the first time in ages, not a single historical mystery – how strange. As I’ve frequently mentioned, … Continue reading

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The Puzzly – The ISOTCMN Book of the Month – June 2014

June – busy for a number of reasons that I’ve mentioned already. Add in a trip to London to watch Richard Armitage in The Crucible – good, if a bit arty, but a warning that it’s nearly four hours long … Continue reading

Posted in Book Of The Month, Paul Doherty | 2 Comments

The Puzzly – The ISOTCMN Book Of The Month – May 2014

May has been a somewhat busy month – lots of students preparing for their exams plus the small matter of finally exchanging contracts on our new/old house. New to us, that is, but old in every other sense of the … Continue reading

Posted in Book Of The Month, Paul Cornell | 8 Comments

The Puzzly – The ISOTCMN Book Of The Month – April 2014

You’d think I wouldn’t have managed much reading this month – a week in hospital having my pesky appendix removed (thanks again to Coventry Hospital), followed by another week basically falling asleep at the drop of a hat. So I … Continue reading

Posted in Book Of The Month, Michael Jecks | 3 Comments

The Puzzly – The ISOTCMN Book Of The Month – March 2014

Well, this has been a funny old month. Nine books, eight of which were read before the eighteenth of the month and then only one since then. As I mentioned in the last review, the cause was in part a … Continue reading

Posted in Book Of The Month, Kate Ellis, Michael Jecks, Paul Doherty | 2 Comments

The Puzzly – The ISOTCMN Book Of The Month – February 2014

Seriously? It’s March already? Blimey, February flew past just like that. Almost forgot to sort out the most important monthly event on the entire internet (other opinions may differ on this). Yes, it’s time for the chance to provide the … Continue reading

Posted in Book Of The Month, Christopher Fowler | 3 Comments

The Puzzly – The ISOTCMN Book of the Month – January 2014

Ah, January, that hangover of months. But it’s over now, so it must be time for the Puzzly – that’s the In Search Of The Classic Mystery Novel Book Of The Month award. It’s been a slightly odd month – … Continue reading

Posted in Book Of The Month, Peter Lovesey | 4 Comments