It’s WWW Wednesday!
WWWWednesdays meme, formerly hosted by MizB at A Daily Rhythm, has been revived and is now hosted by Taking on a World of Words.
What are you currently reading?
I’m reading the book club choice The Accordionist by Fred Vargos (for our meeting on 6 Feb).
SHORTLISTED FOR THE CWA INTERNATIONAL DAGGER 2018
When two Parisian women are murdered in their homes, the police suspect young accordionist Clément Vauquer. As he was seen outside both of the apartments in question, it seems like an open-and-shut case.
Desperate for a chance to prove his innocence, Clément disappears. He seeks refuge with old Marthe, the only mother figure he has ever known, who calls in ex-special investigator Louis Kehlweiler.
Louis is soon faced with his most complex case yet and he calls on some unconventional friends to help him. He must show that Clément is not responsible and solve a fiendish riddle to find the killer…
What did you recently finish reading?
The next BlogTour book – Expectant by Vanda Symon (my spot is 10 Feb) is my current book.
A pregnant Sam Shephard investigates the murder of an expectant mother in Dunedin, as it becomes clear that the killer is ready to strike again … Queen of New Zealand Crime, Vanda Symon, returns with a shocking, twisty new Sam Shephard thriller…
The shocking murder of a heavily pregnant woman throws the New Zealand city of Dunedin into a tailspin, and the devastating crime feels uncomfortably close to home for Detective Sam Shephard as she counts down the days to her own maternity leave.
Confined to a desk job in the department, Sam must find the missing link between this brutal crime and a string of cases involving mothers and children in the past. As the pieces start to come together and the realisation dawns that the killer’s actions are escalating, drastic measures must be taken to prevent more tragedy.
For Sam, the case becomes personal, when it becomes increasingly clear that no one is safe and the clock is ticking…
What do you think you’ll read next?
I haven’t decided on my next read. I’ve such a lot of books awaiting my attention! I’m taking a break from blog tours after I’ve finished my post of Expectant. I’ll be taking this coming week to think about it. In the meantime there are one or two radio programmes I want to catch up on such as: ‘Katherine Mansfield’ on R4’s Open Book – Chris Power explores the writing of Katherine Mansfield on the centenary of her death with Claire Harman, Lucy Caldwell and Dr Chris Mourant.
This meme is a great way to keep my reading organised and share a regular weekly post with you. I hope that you enjoy it too. Do share your thoughts on this post and the books featured above by leaving a comment below. It’s always good to read what you think.
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