Cozy Sunday: Aunt Dimity’s Death

Down-on-her-luck Lori Shepherd thought Aunt Dimity was a pretend character in her mother’s bedtime stories … until the Dickensian law firm of Willis & Willis offers the possibility of large inheritance — if she can discover the secret hidden in letters between Dimity and her mother.  (Synopsis from Goodreads) When I was growing up, I…

ARC Review: MADAM

Madam by Phoebe Wynne | Publisher: St. Martin’s Press | Genre: Thriller, YA, Contemporary | Find it on: Goodreads | Publishing: 18 May 2021 Hot Take: A modern Jane Eyre without a Mr. Rochester where Jane embraces her isolation to teach other girls the power of being alone. I struggled to rate this book because…

Cozy Sunday: Better Off Wed

The murder of a particularly difficult mother-of-the-bride has cast a pall on wedding planner Annabelle Archer’s latest triumph — and suspicion falls heavily on her sometime-business partner and friend Richard Gerard. Annabelle knows that even her trusted wedding emergency kit won’t be able to salvage their careers if she and Richard can’t find the real…