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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

Sherlock Holmes: The Definitive Collection
Arthur Conan Doyle, Stephen Fry
The Alienist
Caleb Carr
Progress: 38/498 pages

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.