Cover: A Perilous Undertaking

Review: A Perilous Undertaking

A Perilous Undertaking by Deanna Raybourn Berkley, 2017. Hardcover, 352 pages. In this second installment of the Veronica Speedwell mysteries, the plucky heroine and her brash side kick return.  While I have not reviewed the first book, A Curious Beginning, I did read it prior to starting this novel.  It was a fun romp and…

Cover: The Tea Planter's Wife

Review: The Tea Planter’s Wife

The Tea Planter’s Wife by Dinah Jefferies Crown, 2016.  Hardcover, 432 pages. Set during the period between the World Wars, The Tea Planter’s Wife is the tale of a young Englishwoman on her husband’s Ceylon tea plantation.  When Gwen Hooper arrives in Ceylon, she finds life is not what she expected.  The native workers are…

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The End of an Era

First off, thanks for bearing with me last week.  My great-grandmother passed away on Sunday November 27th,  just under two months shy of her 109th birthday. You might remember her from other mentions on this blog, most notably “A Treasure Trove of a Find,” “Preserving the Treasure Trove,” and “Lessons from a Centenarian.” Next, after…

No Post This Week

Hi everyone, There will not be a regular post this week.  There was a death in the family and things have been quite hectic for the last week.  I’ll hopefully return next week with a new post. Amy