Monthly Archives: February 2011

Shades of Death Aline Templeton 2001

I did not read the prologue, but the rest of the POVs work, even the villain’s; British; childhood   Advertisements

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The Broken Shore Peter Temple 2005

burned out and depressed Australian cop in a racist town; corruption (2007 US changes which appear to be slight)

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Death is Semisweet Lou Jane Temple 2002

the chocolate business; Kansas City; family-run business  

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The Spice Box Lou Jane Temple 2005

this story of an Irish immigrant to the US makes all the cooking seem reasonable; 1864 New York City; rich and poor; being a servant  

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An Eye for An Eye Joseph Telushkin 1991

United States law versus Jewish law; did not read the prologue; the news clippings following don’t add anything to the story

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O’ Artful Death Sarah Stewart Taylor 2003

an art professor becomes fascinated by a sculpture on a young woman’s tomb; New England art colonies; romance; nicely done  

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Judgment of the Grave Sarah Stewart Taylor 2005

a man in a Revolutionary War reenactor’s uniform is dead–not the reenactor who is missing; 18th century tombstones; family; Revolutionary War  

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