💕Podcast Review #1 – Case 01: The Wander Beach Murders💕

‘Casefile True Crime’ Case 01: The Wander Beach Murders Episode Description: On the 11th of January 1965, two fifteen-year-old schoolgirls Christine Sharrock and Marianne Schmidt were found murdered in the Wanda sand hills, just north of Cronulla Beach in Sydney’s south. The crime remains one of the most horrific Australia has ever seen. Despite an…

#42. A Girl Called Justice: The Smugglers’ Lodge by Elly Griffiths

When Justice returns for spring term at Highbury House, it’s not long before murder is back on her mind. Assigned to look after the elderly Mr Arthur in Smugglers’ Lodge on the other side of the marshes from school, Justice is initially dismayed. But dismay quickly gives way to intrigue as she finds herself drawn…

#38 The Lantern Men by Elly Griffiths

Everything has changed for Dr Ruth Galloway. She has a new job, home and partner, and is no longer North Norfolk police’s resident forensic archaeologist. That is, until convicted murderer Ivor March offers to make DCI Nelson a deal. Nelson was always sure that March killed more women than he was charged with. Now March…

#13 The Strings of Murder by Oscar de Muriel

Edinburgh, 1888. A violinist is murdered in his home. The dead virtuoso’s maid swears she heard three musicians playing in the night. But with only one body in the locked practice room – and no way in or out – the case makes no sense. Fearing a national panic over another Ripper, Scotland Yard sends…

GSC Macbeth

Act I On a bleak Scottish moorland, Macbeth and Banquo, two of King Duncan’s generals, discover three strange women (witches). The witches prophesy that Macbeth will be promoted twice: to Thane of Cawdor (a rank of the aristocracy bestowed by grateful kings) and King of Scotland. Banquo’s descendants will be kings, but Banquo isn’t promised any kingdom…

Book Haul – Christmas Day

As bookworms, we all hope that we’ll get books on Christmas Day. I didn’t think I’d get many from the conversations dropped by various family members. However, I managed to walk away from Christmas with a total of 10 books. So far, I have read 1 of them and am currently halfway through another (this…

Black Friday Book Haul

I got 10 books in the Black Friday sale. None of these books are on any of my Christmas lists, I was very careful not to buy any that might be gifted later in the year. They are all crime/thriller books. I didn’t really spend any money either. £24.00 for 10 books. Gotta love a…

November Roundup

I kind of failed this month. I’m used to reading 10+ books a month, usually ending up closer to 20 reads. I didn’t even pass 10 book this month. I ended up only reading 5. I mean, 5 is good but I still feel like a failure for not reading more. November has been pretty…

Crime Obsession Part 2

A continuation of my crime obsession ramble, it has come to my realization – and honestly, I don’t know how I didn’t notice before – that I have an abundance of crime novels in both my paperback and kindle library and now gravitate towards them when I am out shopping for books. I don’t necessarily…