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Murder by Death

I read cozy and historical mysteries, a bit of Paranormal/UF, and to mix it up, I read science and gardening books on occasion.

Booklikes-opoly 2019 - MbD's update #11

Well, having finished the brilliant The Mad Hatter Mystery, it's finally time to roll again and the suspense was too much for the Victorian Gaming Commission's feline agent:

 

 

She needn't have feared though; it's not close enough to bed time for me to roll doubles, or land on free parking, or any of the other complexities that seem to plague me when I'm just intending to do a 'quick' roll before heading to sleep.  I rolled a simple 6 and landed on 16. Read a book that is a mystery or suspense, or which has a title that contains all of the letters in the word C-A-B-I-N.

 

Trawling through my TBR shelves, I spotted The Skeleton in the Clock, by Carter Dickson, and since I enjoyed The Mad Hatter Mystery so much, I decided to go with it and see if I like Dickson Carr as much when he writes under his pseudonym.

 

 

Wild cards in hand:  3

 

5/20/19: Beginning balance, $20.00
5/22/19: Skinny-dipping, +$3.00
5/24/19: Cedar Valley, +$3.00
5/24/19: Garden Spells, +$3.00 (picked up Cat Card)
5/25/19: A Lighthearted Quest, +$2.00 (dnf) (Memorial Day bonus roll #1)
5/25/19: Passed GO!, +$5.00
5/25/19: The Mystery of Cloomber, +$3.00 (Memorial Day bonus roll #2)
5/26/19: Grave Destiny, +$3.00

6/02/19: The Norse Myths, +3.00

6/02/19: Passed GO!, +$5.00

6/06/19: The Nine Tailors, +$3.00

6/08/19: The Library of the Lost and Found, +$3.00

6/10/19: Beach Town, +$5.00

6/10/19: Passed GO!, +$5.00  (via Free Parking / Race Car)

6/13/19: The Shakespeare Requirement, +$3.00

6/13/19: Passed Go!, +$5.00 (via Free Parking / Scotty Dog)

6/15/19: Death and the Girl Next Door, +$3.00

6/22/19: The Mad Hatter Mystery, +$3.00

 

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