Tag Archives: Lisbon

10 Plus Scary Reads for Halloween

Every Childs Nightmare

Scary Reads?  Not all of the mystery novels I have reviewed are about a place as creepy as Cora Harrison’s Burren of Ireland ()or Martin Cruz Smith’s  Wolves Eat Dogs (♥♥♥♥). I’m wrapping up the two weeks of scary things and mystery novels with a list of some of the reader-preferred mysteries, with hearts to denote how fast they’ll make your heart beat. Continue reading 10 Plus Scary Reads for Halloween

Plan Travel to Lisbon

Want to track down the locales of a Portugal mystery so you can plan travel to Lisbon? Because so many readers were interested in the review of A Small Death in Lisbon, I am very happy to share some portions of the latest Pack A Book newsletter detailing locations discussed in that novel, and what they look like today. Pack a Book’s web site, published with both British and American versions, has lists of books for many, many countries. A later newsletter will feature reviews of the book from various sources–including A Traveler’s Library. Continue reading Plan Travel to Lisbon

Portugal is a Mystery

Destination: Portugal

Book: A Small Death in Lisbon by Robert Wilson

Lisbon, Portugal
Lisbon, Portugal

The intense drama of A Small Death in Lisbon zigzags between the 1940’s and 1990’s and between a Nazi thriller and a police procedural, but the focus is always Portugal, and mostly Lisbon.   Continue reading Portugal is a Mystery