Tag Archives: Murder

The Girl with the Painted Face by Gabrielle Kimm

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This book has been on my reading list for ages and finally I got around to reading it. The Girl with the Painted Face is a historical story set in Italy and the different theme of following an acting troupe intrigued me.

We follow primarily the story of Sofia who from the outset is in trouble and running away from it. She meets a troupe of travelling actors, joins them and later in the story trouble arises again. Read the rest of this entry

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The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch

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The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch has mystery, murder and intrigue which I like in a good book. So I thought I would give this book a try. It is the first in The Gentlemen Bastards series and is definitely a book that will get you hooked and reading the books that follow. Read the rest of this entry

The Cutting Season by Attica Locke

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I picked this book up as it sounded like it would be an interesting read and I like murder mysteries. I had never read any of Attica Locke’s work before but after reading this book I can say she is a great writer and her use of description creates an atmospheric story.

The Cutting Season is based in the modern day in a plantation in Louisiana called Belle Vie. Read the rest of this entry