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…