Monthly Archives: January 2014

The Dead in Their Vaulted Arches by Alan Bradley

BradleyThis is Alan Bradley’s new installment in his series starring precocious twelve year old, Flavia de Luce.  Flavia, amateur chemist with a penchant for poisons, solves mysterious death after death in otherwise dull Bishop’s Lacey.  If you like your cozy touched with saucy humor, start with the series debut, The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie and don’t stop.

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The Tulip Eaters by Antoinette van Heugten

TulipEatersNora de Jonge arrives at her Houston home to find her mother shot dead, a strange man also dead and her baby kidnapped.  The search for her baby brings her back to Holland and slowly uncovers the truth about her mother’s Dutch Nazi past and the truth about herself.

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