Browsing All posts tagged under »Vicky Bliss Mystery«

the laughter of dead kings – vicky bliss mystery by elizabeth peters

July 7, 2010


Transplanted from 1994 (when the last Vicky Bliss was published) to 2008, Vicky Bliss along with John Smythe (master thief, lover, and frequent adversary) and Herr Dr. Anton Schmidt (museum director, bossy boss) often sound disoriented and out-of-character, clumsy where once she sizzled with energy.

night train to memphis – vicky bliss mystery by elizabeth peters

July 5, 2010


In her latest adventure, a cruise down the Nile to Egypt’s Pyramids and royal necropolis, the historian-slash-sleuth gets the shock of her life when on-and-off lover John Smythe turns up with a wife. More shockers are in store as scorned Vicky takes off her kid gloves to unmask her greatest rival before he robs the Cairo Museum.

trojan gold – a vicky bliss mystery by elizabeth peters

June 6, 2010


Anton Schmidt, head director of Munich’s Art Museum has grown from insignificant character of the first book to pudgy but tenacious sidekick to Vicky’s detective.

street of five moons – a vicky bliss mystery by elizabeth peters

May 17, 2010


Master Criminal to Brilliant Amateur Sleuth. A match made in Elizabeth Peters heaven.

is it too late to win the 2010 TBR challenge?

May 2, 2010


By writing this down, did I hit on The Secret to reading challenges?