Posts Tagged ‘Scents and Sensibility’

MLK Day (More)


January 17th, 2023 Posted 8:01 am

The truth is there’s not much color variety when it comes to humans, not compared to how we roll in the nation within. Take me, for example: mostly black but with one white ear, which I know on account of how many people mention it in my presence. Ever seen a human colored like me? The point is humans go on and on about skin colors when it isn’t even one of their strengths.
(From Scents and Sensibility)

9/11: We Remember


September 11th, 2022 Posted 7:25 am

The Valley was in Arizona, a fact I’d picked up fairly recently. Also we were Americans, me and Bernie.





June 14th, 2022 Posted 8:25 am

Here’s a crazy thing. Scents and Sensibility, the Chet and Bernie novel now on sale in its digital version for $1.99, seems to be (at least this morning), #1 on Amazon’s list of cozy animal mysteries and also #1 in hard-boiled mysteries. Hello? How can anything be both cozy and hard-boiled? But perhaps on further reflection (a rarity in my M.O.), this clumsy pairing hints at something possibly appealing about the series. And that brings to an end this episode of on further reflection, unlikely to ever to be repeated.






June 12th, 2022 Posted 8:55 am

On Sundays, we do beginnings, taking a look at the start of a Peter Abrahams novel, including those written under the Spencer Quinn moniker™. Since Scents and Sensibility is on sale for a few more days at $1.99! wherever digital editions are sold – Amazon, B&N, iTunes, etc. – how about we turn to its first sentence?

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