REVIEW: MURDER IN A FIRST-CLASS CARRIAGE by Kate Colquhoun

The First Victorian Railway Killing I’m a sucker for these sorts of books.  In fact, when I received the review copy, my husband joked, “Well, someone said, ‘Let’s write a book for you!’”  It has so many themes I love: mystery, the Victorian era, trains, and a murder trial.  AND it’s British.   Drawn from…

REVIEW: THE YOUNG VICTORIA (2009)

The Brits have a love/hate obsession with their royals that is still somewhat a mystery to Americans. We have our celebrities that we love to hate but rarely, if ever, do we follow their story from birth to death. The young princes William and Harry have been speculated about since before they were born. For…

REVIEW: PRINCE CASPIAN (2008)

I am a great lover of literature. I am also a great lover of these books, these tales. They are a modern “1001 Nights”, born of a war-torn society with Blitzkrieg ringing in their ears, and Coventry freshly wounded. “The Chronicles of Narnia” reflect British pride yet give away a certain sense of doubt and…