Rankin and Greenwood

Author: Ian Rankin       Title: Standing in another man’s grave

Author: Kerry Greenwood         Title: Unnatural habits: a Phryne Fisher mystery

Yan’s pick

This is the first time I have  read  an Ian Rankin book. I know he’s famous for his Rebus, the detective series. Rebus was also made into a TV series in UK.I am late coming  to Rankin’s books due to the fact there is a  very uncomfortable element to his work. For example, the bad people can’t always be dealt with  in a lawful way,  but Rebus has to take the risk to do certain things not according to the ‘book’ and that can get him into the trouble. In fact the justice is not always done by the book either. Continue reading

Discussion Notes from Thursday Book Club

The last Thursday Book Club celebrated their 3rd birthday in August with a “wild party”of assorted goodies and a lovely birthday cake.

We discussed our latest read, “Raisens and Almonds” by Kerry Greenwood. All agreed it was an enjoyable easy read. The main character is Phyrne Fisher, a well educated, independent and wealthy woman during the 1920’s, working as a private detective. A Sherlock Holmes but in a female version. Continue reading