Category Archives: ‘Nother Chance November

The Puzzly – The ISOTCMN Book of the Month – November 2012

‘Nother Chance November has rolled to a close, and there will a number of authors that I didn’t get round to. Never mind, it’s not as if I’ll be ignoring them in the future. Anyway, let’s see what I got … Continue reading

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Mistress Of The Art Of Death by Ariana Franklin

“The first decent historical mystery of the blog so far.” That was how I described The Death Maze, the second book in the series by the late Ariana Franklin concerning Adelia Aguilar, the first female anatomist. So, in my typical … Continue reading

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Heresy by S J Parris

1583, Oxford. Giordano Bruno, a philosopher on the run from the Inquisition, has arrived to debate the Copernicun universe with the head of Lincoln College. But he is there for other reasons to – to seek a heretical manuscript that … Continue reading

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The Merchant Of Death by C L Grace aka Paul Doherty

December, 1471, the city of Canterbury. A painter, Richard Blunt, stands accused of murdering his young wife and her two lovers. Meanwhile, at The Wicker Man tavern, Reginald Erphingham, tax-collector extraordinaire and all-round bad egg is found poisoned, locked inside … Continue reading

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A Good Soldier by Jeffrey Marks

It was a while ago that I reviewed The Ambush Of My Name by Jeffrey Marks. I honestly can’t remember who recommended it to me, but it was a little gem. Ulysses S Grant, in the aftermath of the Civil … Continue reading

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The Poisoned Chalice by Bernard Knight

‘Nother Chance November continues with another author that I happily created a page for after reading one book and then never returned to. The series concerns Crowner John, the King’s coroner in Exeter in the late twelfth century. Richard I … Continue reading

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Dead In The Water by Dana Stabenow

Cunning marketing brought me to the Kate Shugak series, now nineteen books strong. A Cold Day For Murder had a good rating on Amazon, and, most importantly, was and still is completely free as an ebook. I enjoyed both it … Continue reading

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