In the Spotlight: Charlie Cochrane Interviews Jonty, Lessions for Suspicious Minds and More!

Charlie Cochrane’s Cambridge Fellows Mysteries always rank high on my Rec Lists.  Cochrane’s writing is delightful and concise, her narrative perfect for the times along with their conversations and her characters, all of them, including Jonty, Orlando, and so many others are so well rounded and endearing that you mark every minute you are with them… Continue reading In the Spotlight: Charlie Cochrane Interviews Jonty, Lessions for Suspicious Minds and More!

Back to Cambridge with Charlie Cochrane and Lessons for Survivors! (contest)

  Jonty and Orlando are Back In Lessons for Survivors! Charlie Cochrane’s Cambridge Fellows Mysteries are a favorite of mine!  Each book is a treasure, waiting for the reader to  discover what mysteries are in store for two utterly captivating characters, Jonty and Orlando. About Lessons for Survivors A more than professional interest . .… Continue reading Back to Cambridge with Charlie Cochrane and Lessons for Survivors! (contest)

ScatteredThoughts Summary of Reviews for November 2013

November really was such an extraordinary month for books.  It almost makes me giddy with joy. I can’t remember when I last had more 5 and 4 star  rated books as I have had this month.  And their genres and plots ran the spectrum, from contemporary fiction to what I might best describe as fantasy… Continue reading ScatteredThoughts Summary of Reviews for November 2013

Review: Lessons for Suspicious Minds (Cambridge Fellows #10) by Charlie Cochrane

Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Jonty Stewart and Orlando Coppersmith have just returned home when they are sent a summons by Mrs. Stewart, Jonty’s mother.   Her old friend and Jonty’s godmother requires their assistance and immediate travel to her stately home in the country.  Although lacking details, Jonty and Orlando know this can only… Continue reading Review: Lessons for Suspicious Minds (Cambridge Fellows #10) by Charlie Cochrane

A Cambridge Fellows Q & A with Charlie Cochrane

When I finished All Lessons Learned I found question after question popping into my mind for the author of this remarkable series. Primarily, what happens next?  Or is there a next for our beloved Jonty and Orlando?  Over the course of the series, I feel like I have walked the paths of Cambridge, gone punting… Continue reading A Cambridge Fellows Q & A with Charlie Cochrane

Review: Lessons for Survivors (Cambridge Fellows #9) by Charlie Cochrane

Rating: 4.75 stars for the book, 5 stars for the series Cambridge, 1919.  It has been  a year since Orlando Coppersmith and Jonty Stewart emerged from the Great War and reunited.  Now back at St. Bride’s College, Orlando prepares to be inducted as Forsterian Professor of Applied Mathematics and needs to have a lecture prepared for… Continue reading Review: Lessons for Survivors (Cambridge Fellows #9) by Charlie Cochrane

March Came Roaring In Like a Lion and the Week Ahead in Reviews

Remember last March in Maryland?  The sun was shining over plants newly emerged from the ground,  our temperatures hovered in the high 70’s after experiencing absolutely no winter at all.  Birds were nesting, the butterflies were flying, and thoughts of picnics and outdoor barbecue dinners molded our grocery lists.  Even now I can bask in… Continue reading March Came Roaring In Like a Lion and the Week Ahead in Reviews

Review: All Lessons Learned (Cambridge Fellows Mysteries #8) by Charlie Cochrane

Rating: 5 stars “He’s at the end of his rope…until fate casts a lifeline.” WWI has ended and Dr. Orlando Coppersmith is back at St. Bride’s College, after being freed from a German prisoner of war camp.  The cost of the war is all around him but the deepest, most traumatic blow is the loss… Continue reading Review: All Lessons Learned (Cambridge Fellows Mysteries #8) by Charlie Cochrane

The Week Ahead in Reviews

Well, I hate to throw this out there but this coming week is full of things I don’t like to talk about, mostly doctors appointments.  I would much rather dwell on things like the arrival of Spring, plants I want to establish in the gardens, the latest antics of my terrors three, and what knitting… Continue reading The Week Ahead in Reviews