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The Fourth Friend (DI Jackman & DS Evans #3)
Joy Ellis, Richard Armitage
Progress: 32%
Lord Edgware Dies
Agatha Christie
Progress: 18/228pages

Reading progress update: I've read 32%.

The Fourth Friend (DI Jackman & DS Evans #3) - Joy Ellis, Richard Armitage

Reading progress update: I've read 18 out of 228 pages.

Lord Edgware Dies - Agatha Christie

Replacement computer should be here by the middle of the week. I'm hoping to have SnL wrapped up but then.

Reading progress update: I've read 1 out of 228 pages.

Lord Edgware Dies - Agatha Christie

My computer issues were terminal after all. I'm a little bit heartbroken at the moment. :( 

 

My next steps are figuring out how to replace it. I have a new monitor and keyboard/mouse combo, so I'm likely to go with another desktop so that I can use them still.

Votes have been tallied, and the winner by one vote is: Lord Edgware Dies.

Thanks so much to everyone who voted!

Snakes and Ladders - Please vote!!!

Reblogged from Jennifer's Books:

I really just picked four books at random, and here they are:

 

Ghost Hunter - Jayne Castle

 

Ghost Hunter by Jayne CastleLocal Guild boss and powerful ghost-hunter Cooper Boone is everything botanist Elly St. Claire could ask for-the handsome, strong, and silent type. Maybe too silent. For when Guild secrets threaten her career at the college, Elly has to call off their marriage-and leave small-town life behind...

But starting over in the thriving metropolis of Cadence City isn't easy, especially when one of Elly's new friends disappears in the eerie catacombs beneath the streets. Cooper turns up just in time to help Elly investigate. And as the mystery deepens and dangerous ghost myths and legends come to light, Cooper makes it clear he intends to stick around-and this time he's holding nothing back...

 

In a Dark, Dark Wood - Ruth Ware 

 

In a Dark, Dark Wood by Ruth Ware - Nora hasn't seen Clare for ten years. Not since Nora walked out of school one day and never went back. 

There was a dark, dark house

Until, out of the blue, an invitation to Clare’s hen do arrives. Is this a chance for Nora to finally put her past behind her?

And in the dark, dark house there was a dark, dark room

But something goes wrong. Very wrong.

And in the dark, dark room.... 

Some things can’t stay secret for ever

 

Witch - Barbara Michaels 

 

Witch by Barbara Michaels - A silent stranger moves in twilight shadows...It was more than her dream house. For Ellen March, buying the secluded old house nestled in the pine woods marked the start of a new life. Now she could put her failed marriage behind her, enjoy the quiet solitude of small town life, and get to know her worldly new neighbor, handsome Norman McKay... But strange visions began to cloud her mind - the shadowy figure of a woman, a ghostly white cat - and Ellen's safe haven slowly became her prison. Had she buried the past? Or had a dark legend come back to haunt her...?

 

Lord Edgware Dies - Agatha Christie 

Lord Edgware Dies by Agatha Christie - Poirot had been present when Jane bragged of her plan to 'get rid of' her estranged husband. Now the monstrous man was dead. And yet the great Belgian detective couldn't help feeling that he was being taken for a ride. After all, how could Jane have stabbed Lord Edgware to death in his library at exactly the same time she was seen dining with friends? And what could be her motive now that the aristocrat had finally granted her a divorce?

 

 

I will let the go until Tuesday night. Thanks for voting!

 

 

 

Reading progress update: I've read 19%.

The Fourth Friend (DI Jackman & DS Evans #3) - Joy Ellis, Richard Armitage

Snakes and Ladders - Please vote!!!

I really just picked four books at random, and here they are:

 

Ghost Hunter - Jayne Castle

 

Ghost Hunter by Jayne CastleLocal Guild boss and powerful ghost-hunter Cooper Boone is everything botanist Elly St. Claire could ask for-the handsome, strong, and silent type. Maybe too silent. For when Guild secrets threaten her career at the college, Elly has to call off their marriage-and leave small-town life behind...

But starting over in the thriving metropolis of Cadence City isn't easy, especially when one of Elly's new friends disappears in the eerie catacombs beneath the streets. Cooper turns up just in time to help Elly investigate. And as the mystery deepens and dangerous ghost myths and legends come to light, Cooper makes it clear he intends to stick around-and this time he's holding nothing back...

 

In a Dark, Dark Wood - Ruth Ware 

 

In a Dark, Dark Wood by Ruth Ware - Nora hasn't seen Clare for ten years. Not since Nora walked out of school one day and never went back. 

There was a dark, dark house

Until, out of the blue, an invitation to Clare’s hen do arrives. Is this a chance for Nora to finally put her past behind her?

And in the dark, dark house there was a dark, dark room

But something goes wrong. Very wrong.

And in the dark, dark room.... 

Some things can’t stay secret for ever

 

Witch - Barbara Michaels 

 

Witch by Barbara Michaels - A silent stranger moves in twilight shadows...It was more than her dream house. For Ellen March, buying the secluded old house nestled in the pine woods marked the start of a new life. Now she could put her failed marriage behind her, enjoy the quiet solitude of small town life, and get to know her worldly new neighbor, handsome Norman McKay... But strange visions began to cloud her mind - the shadowy figure of a woman, a ghostly white cat - and Ellen's safe haven slowly became her prison. Had she buried the past? Or had a dark legend come back to haunt her...?

 

Lord Edgware Dies - Agatha Christie 

Lord Edgware Dies by Agatha Christie - Poirot had been present when Jane bragged of her plan to 'get rid of' her estranged husband. Now the monstrous man was dead. And yet the great Belgian detective couldn't help feeling that he was being taken for a ride. After all, how could Jane have stabbed Lord Edgware to death in his library at exactly the same time she was seen dining with friends? And what could be her motive now that the aristocrat had finally granted her a divorce?

 

 

I will let the go until Tuesday night. Thanks for voting!

 

 

 

Snakes and Ladders - Post #15

 

I AVOIDED THE SNAKE!

 

The book I just finished did not match the space's prompt, so I rolled one die:

 

(I was on space 97, btw.)

 

 

That puts me firmly on space 100, so it's time for y'all to vote!

 

I will try to get a post up before bed, but I want to go grab a shower and some food first.

Reading progress update: I've read 322 out of 322 pages.

The Pagan Stone Edition: reprint - Nora Roberts

Reading progress update: I've read 150 out of 322 pages.

The Pagan Stone Edition: reprint - Nora Roberts

Reading progress update: I've read 1 out of 322 pages.

The Pagan Stone Edition: reprint - Nora Roberts

Snakes and Ladders - Post #14

 

I was on square 89 (book published between 2000-2017), and the book I just finished fit the square, so I rolled two dice:

 

 

That puts me on square 97 - title starts with any of the letters in SNAKE. The final book in the trilogy does not, but I am going to read it anyway and roll one die. The odds are good that even with one die I will land on the final square. Hopefully I can avoid that final snake that's lurking on space 99.

Reading progress update: I've read 325 out of 325 pages.

The Hollow (Sign of Seven Series #2) -

It's rained here literally all night long, so naturally I curled up in bed and read all night long.

Reading progress update: I've read 84 out of 325 pages.

The Hollow (Sign of Seven Series #2) -

Ah...so I managed to successfully make my Weekly Art Post! The folder that has all the pieces I'd earmarked for those posts is on the computer, which I still can't get into.

 

So, I hopped over to the Anthenaeum website and found one that I hadn't yet posted--I checked*. I was worried about me having the wherewithal to format it on the Fire, because I have exactly zero patience when it comes to trying to post anything but the simplest things using it.

 

But...it wasn't as bad as I was thinking it was going to be.

 

Oh, but y'all, do I ever miss my computer. :(

 

*Did y'all know I've posted just over 175 pieces of art, and am in my fourth year of doing so?

Library at the Hermitage (Date unknown) by John Ottis Adams (1851-1927) [x]