A Beautiful Blue Death
Publish date: June 26th 2007
Publisher: Minotaur Books
Pages no: 309
Edition language: English
, British Literature
, Book Club
, Historical Fiction
, Historical Mystery
, Mystery Thriller
, Cozy Mystery
Series: Charles Lenox Mysteries (#1)
This is the third book from my Christmas haul and again, I enjoyed my read. The book and the author were recommended by one of my most favourite authors, Louise Penny, the author of the Gamache series. I just spent 20 minutes trying to find the reference and failed miserably *LOL*. Anyway, that'...
This will be short cause I really loathed this book. It took me two days to get through. If not for the fact that a DNF does not count towards bingo, I would have done so at the 10 percent point. This book is tedious, boring, and overwrought somehow all at the same time. The main character is opposi...
I ended up agreeing with the couple of friends I have that previously reviewed this book. I'm glad that my introduction to this series was the seventh book, because I would not have carried on if this was my only impression. Charles Lenox comes across as a frumpy old man in this book when I believe ...
I was hoping for either a clever, witty, romp of a mystery or the kind of slow-burn intelligent story that makes me read on to see where it goes. Unfortunately, I never really got either. Lenox is dull. I hate saying that, I hate feeling that, but he is. He does not manage to ever make me care abo...
A Beautiful Blue Death is the first Charles Lennox novel (I think there are about half a dozen or so volumes at this point). In the cold London winter of 1865, Charles Lennox, whose principal hobbies are detecting crimes and the Emperor Hadrian, is asked to look into the death of a servant. His o...