Good morning, fellow bookworms. It is ‘Hump Day’ Wednesday which means we are halfway through the working week (if you’re at work) and it is time for WWW Wednesday! A weekly meme hosted by Taking on a World of Words, which simply involves answering the following Three Ws:
What are you currently reading?
What did you recently finish reading?
What do you think you’ll read next?
Currently Reading: The modern, suspense classic The Moonspinners by Mary Stewart, which has helped me escape the miserable weather of the UK to the sun-drenched island of Crete. Where a young Englishwoman, Nicola Ferris finds herself caught up in a dangerous intrigue, as she tries to help her fellow countryman, who is gravely injured. Reading this, I can’t believe I have waited so long to read more by Stewart!
Recently Finished: First the easy-going, crime-fiction Agatha Raisin and the Wellspring of Death by M. C. Beaton, which is the sixth book in Beaton’s long-running, cosy-crime series. We re-join our smart dressing, retired-PR executive Agatha for another bumbling, amateur investigation, after she discovers the body of Robert Struthers, chairman of Ancombe Parish Council, who was embrangled in an argument with new mineral-water company over the village well where he was found. A fun, cosy-crime to get lost in.
Then the Viking, murder mystery, Council by Snorri Kristjansson, which is the highly anticipated, second Helga Finnsdottir book. Set five years after the first book, Kin, Council sees Helga caught up in a new string of murders surrounding an important meeting at the court of King Eirik. I absolutely flew through this heart-pounding, page-turner, which had me gripped from start to finish, and what a finish! I need to know what happens next, now! I hope I don’t have to wait too long for the next book!
Reading Next: I am tempted by either the mystery-thriller The Virgin of the Wind Rose by Glen Craney or historical fiction Her Kind by Niamh Boyce, about the Kilkenny Witch Trial. Both of which I think could be good for continuing my suitably dark and mysterious reading, that is perfect for this time of year and the R.eaders I.mbibing P.eril XIV reading challenge.
So that’s what I’ve been reading. Now tell me, what have you been reading?