Some weeks I’m itching for a good mystery. Others I’m craving an emotional roller coaster. Or fantasy. Or historical fiction. Or goodness knows what. It might be brand new or something ancient or anywhere in between. In any case, it’s nice to share, so …
What’s Your Read?
I’ve attempted to space out the mysteries that I read for two reasons. First, because I do actually enjoy reading other things and don’t want to overcrowd WYR posts with mysteries alone. Second, because if I read too many in a row I become altogether too suspicious in my everyday life. (Plus, I knew that once I was back in Grantchester, no other book would have a chance for a while.) So, I’ve been denying myself the pleasure.
However, I really need to return my dad’s beloved copy, and I can’t take not opening it any longer.
Canon Sidney Chambers is told from the beginning – and by multiple people – to remember where his loyalties lie. But what fun would it be if, as Sidney prays, they never came into conflict. Parish business is enough to fill one’s life, but maybe it’s not enough to always fill one’s mind. And for Sidney’s active mind, The Perils of the Night can be very alluring.