RIP VI The Diva Haunts the House

| October 24, 2011

As part of my R.eaders I.mbibing P.eril VI commitment, I’ve finally finished one of my books, The Diva Haunts the House, by Krista Davis. I love Krista Davis’s Domestic Diva series, which started with The Diva Runs Out of Thyme. There’s a sensible diva and a crazed perfectionist diva, and the heroine is the sensible […]

RIP VI The Mad Miss Manton

| October 11, 2011

This is another one for Peril on the Screen. I had no idea I was so in with Peril on the Screen! Miss Manton stars Barbara Stanwyck and Henry Fonda and a selection of debutantes. And also a detective who’s in almost every mid-30s screwball comedy/mystery (Sam Levene). Melsa Manton (Stanwyck) finds a dead body […]

Hello, Friday!

| September 16, 2011

How nice to see you! Except I have a busy weekend. I still need to write, so I’ll be leaving the laptop on to eye me with disapproval if I ignore it.   Last night, the temperature suddenly dropped, and it was so cool I could walk in my neighborhood. My girl and I went […]


| September 6, 2011

A couple of years ago, I undertook a reading challenge, but I kind of fell apart on it. I’ve been looking forward to this year’s R.eaders I.mbibing P.eril VI Challenge. It’s run by Carl V. on the Stainless Steel Droppings Blog, and he makes participation incredibly easy. (Which makes my failure last time even more shameful!) […]