WWW Wednesday is run by Taking on a World of Words.
The Three Ws are:
What are you currently reading?
What did you recently finish reading?
What do you think you’ll read next?
The Birdwatcher by William Shaw and it’s looking good so far. Police Sergeant William South is investigating the murder of his friend and neighbour Bob Rayner. It’s set in Dungeness on the Kent coast, a bleak landscape of gravel pits towered over by lighthouses and a nuclear power station and the story moves between the present day and South’s childhood. I have a strong feeling that I’ll be reading more of William Shaw’s books in the future.
I finished reading The Power-House by John Buchan yesterday. I really enjoyed it. I’ll post my review shortly.
When his friend Charles Pitt-Heron vanishes mysteriously, Sir Edward Leithen is at first only mildly concerned. But a series of strange events that follow Pitt-Heron’s disappearance convinces Leithen that he is dealing with a sinister secret society. Their codename is ‘The Power-House’. The authorities are unable to act without evidence. As he gets deeper involved with the underworld, Leithen finds himself facing the enemy alone and in terrible danger.
I’m not sure at the moment. It ‘should’ be His and Hers by Alice Feeney, because it’s the book I’ve had the longest on my NetGalley shelf and it’s making me feel guilty that I haven’t read it yet.
When a woman is murdered in Blackdown village, newsreader Anna Andrews is reluctant to cover the case. Anna’s ex-husband, DCI Jack Harper, is suspicious of her involvement, until he becomes a suspect in his own murder investigation.
Someone is lying, and some secrets are worth killing to keep.
But it could be another book when the time comes!
8 thoughts on “WWW Wednesday: 5 August 2020”
I know what you mean about guilt, Margaret. I’ve several books that I haven’t yet read, and I feel guilty about it. Not enough hours in the day… I want to read the Shaw, not least because of the setting. I’ll be looking forward to your review of that one.
I’ve heard great things about His & Hers! Someone told me the audiobook was especially good (I missed out while it was a “listen now” on NetGalley) so sounds like it could be a great next choice!
I just downloaded His & Hers and can’t wait to read it! Enjoy. Thanks for sharing, and I’m also curious about The Power-House. Here’s MY WWW POST
I loved The Birdwatcher by William Shaw, I’m also intrigued by His & Hers. Here’s my WWW Wednesday https://hookedfrompageoneblog.wordpress.com/2020/08/05/www-wednesday-05-08-2020/
I think I remember betting an email about His and Hers from Netgalley but I’m not that into detective/mystery books. I hope you enjoy it.
Here’s mine https://bookwormsanonymous.blog/2020/08/05/www-wednesday-24/
That short blurb you give for His & Hers sounds intriguing. Regardless of what you choose for your next book, happy reading!
My WWW Wednesday post.
Sounds like you’ve been doing some good, mystery reading, Margaret – I hope it continues for the coming week. 🙂
You know how highly I think of Shaw so I’m glad you’re enjoying it. Don’t forget his earlier series as well.
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