Quick reviews of two recent additions to book series I am a faithful follower of: L J M Owen’s Intermillennial Sleuth Dr Elizabeth Pimms and Matthew Reilly’s Jack West Jr. Mayan Mendacity Synopsis : Dr Elizabeth Pimms has a new puzzle. What is the story behind the tiny skeletons discovered on a Guatemalan island? And how do […]
Olmec Obituary Synopsis : Yearning for her former life as an archaeologist, Australian librarian Dr. Elizabeth Pimms is struggling with a job she doesn’t want, a family she both loves and resents, and enforced separation from her boyfriend. A royal Olmec cemetery is discovered deep in the Mexican jungle, containing the earliest writing in all the Americas. […]
Just in time for those Christmas wish lists, Jo Nesbo, Gillian Flynn, Janet Evanovich, Stephen King, Mitch Albom and Kevin Costner(?) all have new books coming out in November, but titles from Isabel Allende and Umberto Eco are amongst the 10 book releases that have particularly caught my eye.
Just one new title this last fortnight, but it came with a great marketing pack and interesting back story. Olmec Obituary by L J M Owen [ paperback | ebook] Described as having ‘the archaeological intrigue of Elizabeth Peters, forensic insight of Kathy Reichs, and the comfort of a cosy mystery’, I’d been looking forward to this […]