Persephone Book Review: Mariana by Monica Dickens

Mariana, Monica Dickens First Published 1940 Persephone Book #2   I'm going to start by making a pretty bold claim: this is my new favorite Persephone Book. I had very high expectations going into Mariana - I even listed it as one of my five-star TBR pile predictions - and I am thrilled to say it surpassed those expectations. In... Continue Reading →

Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie 

This is my third Christie- having previously read And Then There Were None and The Murder of Roger Ackroyd. Originally published in 1937, Death on the Nile is #17 in the Hercule Poirot series. This golden age mystery centers around the death of a beautiful heiress during her Egyptian honeymoon. There are many potential suspects onboard the boat- an... Continue Reading →