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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

A World Undone: The Story of the Great War, 1914 to 1918
G.J. Meyer
This Rough Magic
Mary Stewart

Light and funny

The Camelot Caper - Elizabeth Peters

A rather mad-cap send up of the classic gothic romance by Elizabeth Peters, made even more amusing by the fact that Elizabeth Peters actually wrote classic gothic romance under the pen name Barbara Michaels. At times it veered into farce, but was still more enjoyable than not.

 

This is a very lighthearted book, with a likeable main character, Jess, and her protector/boyfriend David who are being pursued by a pair of moderately incompetent semi-villainous villains (well, one of them is more villainous than the other). There is lots of Arthurian mockery, tripping over ruins in the moonlit darkness, and tea drinking. Cute.