Heroines & Good Food

Women 2013

BABY GIRL                 1 – 5 by women
GIRL POWER           6 – 10 by women
SUPER GIRL           11 – 15 by women
WONDER WOMAN   16 +   by women


It was tricky spotting this circle and I’m glad I did!  An Italian says it occurred to her that she seldom read women writers.  Her endeavour is my walk in the park because the female tone is what I primarily read!  Call me ‘wonder woman‘, world wide sisters!  I think this portrait is devine.

The Foundling Fox”  Irina Korschunow  1982
Time For The White Egret”  Natalie Savage Carlson  1978
In A Witch’s Wardrobe”  Juliet Blackwell  2012
Homicide In Hardcover”  Kate Carlisle  2009
“If Books Could Kill”  Kate Carlisle  2010
The Secret Adversary”  Agatha Christie  1922
Thunder On The Right”  Mary Stewart  1957
Rest You Merry”  Charlotte MacLeod  1978
The Luck Runs Out”  Charlotte MacLeod  1979
Wrack And Rune”  Charlotte MacLeod  1982
Dancing Feathers”  Christel Kleitsch  1985
A Time To Be Brave”  Christel Kleitsch  1985
Demons Are A Ghoul’s Best Friend”  Victoria Laurie  2008
Mew Is For Murder”  Clea Simon  2005
A Killer Tide”  P.J. Alderman  2006
Who Do Voodoo”  Rochelle Staab  2010
Uncertain Voyage”  Dorothy Gilman 1967
The Secret Of The Old Clock”  Mildred A. Wirt  1930
The Hidden Staircase”  Mildred A. Wirt  1930
The Mystery At Lilac Inn”  Mildred A. Wirt  1930
The Secret Of Shadow Ranch”  Mildred A. Wirt  1931
A Killer Read”  Erika Chase  2012
The Salzburg Connection”  Helen MacInnes  1968
Hercules & Other Tales From Greek Myths”  Olivia E. Coolidge  1949
The Case Of The Cat’s Meow”  Crosby Newell Bonsall  1965
Ginnie & The Mystery House”  Catherine Woolley  1957
Mystery In The Pirate Oak”  Helen Fuller Orton  1949
Forward, Shakespeare!”  Jean Little  2005
Black Amber”  Phyllis A. Whitney  1964
Death Dines Out”  Claudia Bishop  1997
“Stories Of Ghosts, Witches, Demons”  Freya Littledale  1971
“The Gyrth Chalice Mystery”  Margery Allingham  1931
“The Black-Eyed Stranger”  Charlotte Armstrong  1951


Feminist Reads 2013

Easy  05 books
Medium 6-10 books
Hard  10+ books

A straightforward hostess from Michigan, USA clarifies comprehension of the word ‘feminist‘ by inviting folks to share:  any book that features, by your standards, a strong female character.  I’ll hand pick braver protagonists but since I primarily read this gender;  I’m aiming ‘hard‘ for 10 books in the year!

In A Witch’s Wardrobe”  Juliet Blackwell 2012
Mystery At Black Rock Island” Robert Sutherland 1983
The Loon Lake Murders”  Robert Sutherland 1987
The Ghost Of Ramshaw Castle” Robert Sutherland 1989
“Death Island”   Robert Sutherland 1994
A Killer Tide”   P.J. Alderman 2006
Night Of The Living Deed”  E.J. Copperman  2010
The Secret Adversary”  Agatha Christie  1922
Homicide In Hardcover”  Kate Carlisle  2009
“If Books Could Kill”  Kate Carlisle  2010
The Dragon Children”  Bryan Buchan 1975
Defending Angels”  Mary Stanton  2008
Mew Is For Murder”  Clea Simon  2005
Thunder On The Right”  Mary Stewart  1957
Dancing Feathers”  Christel Kleitsch 1985
A Time To Be Brave”  Christel Kleitsch 1985
Demons Are A Ghoul’s Best Friend”  Victoria Laurie  2008
Uncertain Voyage”  Dorothy Gilman  1967
The Secret Of The Old Clock”  Mildred A. Wirt  1930
The Hidden Staircase”  Mildred A. Wirt  1930
The Mystery At Lilac Inn”  Mildred A. Wirt  1930
The Secret Of Shadow Ranch”  Mildred A. Wirt  1931
Who Do Voodoo”  Rochelle Staab 2010
Disneyland Hostage”  Eric Wilson 1982
Black Amber”  Phyllis A. Whitney  1964
The Salzburg Connection”  Helen MacInnes  1968



Foodies Read 2013

Short-Order Cook  1 – 3
Pastry Chef        4 – 08
Sous-Chef          9 – 13
Chef De Cuisine  14 – 18
Cordon-Bleu Chef  19 +


I thoroughly enjoy career-themed series, especially metaphysics such as ghosts.  I hadn’t read food settings but happen to have five on hand:  Claudia Bishop, Ellen Crosby, Laura Childs, Julie Hyzy, Ellery Adams.  Since I love dessert and ‘pastry chef‘ accounts for as many as 8 titles;  please pencil me in for that.  :)

Death Dines Out”   Claudia Bishop  1997


About RIEDEL Fascination

I cherish animals, plants, reading, music and free spirituality. I welcome you for articles, literary activities, and interaction! Surrounding ourselves with good people is a delight. I occasionally review at The Book Depository.
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5 Responses to Heroines & Good Food

  1. Vicki says:

    So glad you joined Foodies Read!! Can’t wait to see the books you read!

  2. Thanks for participating RIEDEL Fascination!
    I’m glad you joined in the fun in the “Women Challenge”, good luck!


  3. Thanks so much for participating in the challenge!

    I’ve just put up a post for books read in January, updates, etc and am hosting a giveaway of THE MADMAN’S DAUGHTER. Be sure to check it out!


  4. Hi there!
    I’ven just created a place where you can leave the links to your reviews for the “Women Challenge”, you can find it here: http://www.peekabook.it/2013/01/2013-women-challenge-reviewsrecensioni.html


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