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Moonlight Reader

Lawyer, mother, avid reader. Game host extraordinaire! Partner in crime to Obsidian Black Plague! My bookish weaknesses include classics, fantasy, YA, and agreeing to read more books than is even remotely possible.

Currently reading

Capital Crimes: London Mysteries: A British Library Crime Classic (British Library Crime Classics)
Martin Edwards
Progress: 105/410 pages
Sherlock Holmes: The Definitive Collection
Arthur Conan Doyle, Stephen Fry

When the hardest part of solving the crime is

Appointment with Death - Agatha Christie

that everyone's a suspect.


I thoroughly enjoyed this one. The victim, Mrs. Boynton, is a masterful character study of a truly awful person. Hercule Poirot works his psychological magic even though every single character in this book - save himself - had a motive for murder. The exotic Jerusalem setting is fun, and Sarah King is one of my favorite secondary characters so far. 


The epilogue was a lot of fun, as well. Sometimes the world really is a better place with someone NOT in it.