Tag Archives: mysteries

Drama on the H-E-B Twitter Feed!

Silly me, thinking that my screed about chaotic bagging practices at local grocery stores would change things, or, at least, yield a response from customer service. In vane, I check Twitter to see if I’ve had any DMs from Fiesta, … Continue reading

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Book Note: Murder in Mesopotamia

Knocked out another Agatha Christie last night,  Murder in Mesopotamia, and picked up two more.  M in M features Hercule Poirot, who happens to be journeying through Iraq on his way toward a journey on the Orient Express when a … Continue reading

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Book Note: Murder at the Vicarage

Fresh from Duchess of Death, the unauthorized bio of Agatha Christie, I picked up a few of the old girl’s books on a library run, a Miss Marple and a Hercule Poirot. I greatly prefer using the main library downtown … Continue reading

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Book Note: Duchess of Death

Duchess of Death: The Unauthorized Biography of Agatha Christie, caught my eye at the Discovery Green library a couple of weeks ago.  I had never thought to think about her before, although I’ve read many of her mysteries. Agatha Christie, … Continue reading

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Book Note: The Genesis Secret

The Houston Public Library operates a branch at Discovery Green.  Since I have to be at the park most Thursdays, when I plan ahead and order books, that HPL outpost certainly makes picking them up easy. Last week, I arrived … Continue reading

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Book Note: The Abyssinian Proof

Just as the golden city astride the Bosphorus has lured a string of conquerors – Greeks, Romans, and Ottomans most notable – Constantinople lures writers of mysteries.  Cultural crossroads, repurposed houses of worship and sects with more in common than … Continue reading

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Book Note: Bangkok Tattoo

John Burdett – yet another lawyer living the John Grisham dream.  I’m not familiar enough with either man to say who first chucked the law in favor of novels, but, for his sake, I’m glad John Burdett did.  You can … Continue reading

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