The Holmes-Dracula File

There's something very exciting about seeing an author tackle not just one, but two well-known intellectual properties...especially when the resulting novel is as fantastic as Fred Saberhagen's The Holmes-Dracula File. "It is with emotions doubly strange that I at last take up my pen to write the story involving the creature I have elsewhere referred…

Shinjū

This past weekend, I had the opportunity to participate in the Dewey's 24 Hour Reverse Readathon. I had a tremendous amount of fun spending the day reading, and had a chance to read several fantastic books that have been sitting on my TBR shelves for quite some time. The first book I read during the…

Capturing the Devil

Whether it's in the form of a movie, television series, or book, I do love a good murder mystery! During the recent Dewey's 24 Hour Readathon, I had the opportunity to read the fourth (and final) novel in Kerri Maniscalco's Stalking Jack the Ripper series, Capturing the Devil. While I desperately want to talk about…

POPSUGAR Reading Challenge Update: Week Sixteen

Good morning, everyone! I woke up to sunshine this morning, and it's a welcome change after the insanity of the weather over the past couple of days. I guess nothing about 2020 should really be surprising to us at this point, but snow in the middle of April? Seriously? So weird. After two weeks of…

The Tiki Goddess Mysteries

A few years ago, my mum and I had the opportunity to fly out to the island of Kauai to attend my older cousin's wedding. We had a wonderful time at the wedding, which was one of the most beautiful celebrations I've had the privilege of attending, and thoroughly enjoyed exploring the island during our…

Death of a Gigolo

I love the new book section of my public library! My local library always does a great job of stocking exciting new titles, both fiction and nonfiction, and I usually find myself perusing the shelves every time I drop in to pick up and return books. My last trip to the library was just a…