England

It was a dark and stormy night…

pexels-photo-414491.jpegToday is March 2nd, Dr.Seuss’s birthday. Can you imagine how many children he has started on the road to reading? It’s been stormy and cold today, the perfect recipe for time spent in front of a roaring fire, with a hot beverage and a book. I realized that I had the PERFECT book to read during the storm – Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz. I started this mystery several days ago, and I am hooked. Editor Susan Ryland is given a manuscript to edit from a famous author of an English mystery series, similar to Agatha Christie’s Hercule Poirot. The manuscript starts the mid-1950’s in a sleepy English village. There’s a mysterious death, colorful characters, and a wise detective. But the novel may be hiding another mystery within its pages…

What are you reading this blustery March weekend?