Category Archives: Book Of The Month

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

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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

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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

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The ISOTCMN Awards for 2013

Time to put on my virtual black tie (that’s a tuxedo for my US readers) as it’s the end of 2013 and hence time for the In Search Of The Classic Mystery Novel awards for 2013. Goodness knows how long … Continue reading

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The Puzzly – The ISOTCMN Book Of The Month – December 2013

A little early, but it’s time for the Puzzly – my Book of the Month – for December 2013. Why is it a day early? Well, I’ve got to leave space for my Book of the Year post on New … Continue reading

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The Puzzly – The ISOTCMN Book Of The Month – November 2013

November – not the most successful month for me in terms of reading. Busy times at work and starting to look for a new house has meant little time for reading. My apologies again if you’re waiting for a review … Continue reading

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The Puzzly – The ISOTCMN Book Of The Month – October 2013

As October draws to a close, and my least favourite “holiday” Hallowe’en is here – hurrah. So an evening of keeping  the front lights off and disconnecting the doorbell, hoping that local “Trick or Treaters” are civilised. If anyone has … Continue reading

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The Puzzly – The ISOTCMN Book of the Month – September 2013

September has been a slow month for me – starting a new job will have that effect. Only eight books, I’m afraid, so which is going to be the best of the month?

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The Puzzly – The ISOTCMN Book of the Month – August 2013

And so Golden Age month draws to a close. A meme that I never really meant to start, but I read two or three books in a row right at the start of the month and then was reluctant to … Continue reading

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The Puzzly – The ISOTCMN Book of the Month – July 2013

Right – absolutely last mention of the move. It’s been a hectic month for me, relocating myself, my wife and twelve paws-worth of cats two-and-a-half hours due south – not an experience that I’d care to repeat in the near … Continue reading

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