Monday, December 31, 2007

Lord Darcy - Randall Garrett

An omnibus of rather large size than puts together the earlier collections Murder and Magic, and Lord Darcy Investigates, with a serialized novel, and a couple of stray stories, in a rather nifty volume.

Lord Darcy : Lord Darcy 01 The Eyes Have It - Randall Garrett
Lord Darcy : Lord Darcy 02 A Case of Identity - Randall Garrett
Lord Darcy : Lord Darcy 03 The Muddle of the Woad - Randall Garrett
Lord Darcy : Lord Darcy 04 Too Many Magicians - Randall Garrett
Lord Darcy : Lord Darcy 05 A Stretch of the Imagination - Randall Garrett
Lord Darcy : Lord Darcy 06 A Matter of Gravity - Randall Garrett
Lord Darcy : Lord Darcy 07 The Bitter End - Randall Garrett
Lord Darcy : Lord Darcy 08 The Ipswich Phial - Randall Garrett
Lord Darcy : Lord Darcy 09 The Sixteen Keys - Randall Garrett
Lord Darcy : Lord Darcy 10 The Napoli Express - Randall Garrett
Lord Darcy : Lord Darcy 11 The Spell of War - Randall Garrett


Ship swordplay does prove necessary in spy hunt.

3.5 out of 5


Assignation assassination.

3.5 out of 5


Ancient Albion blackmail.

3 out of 5


A magic detective, a nice premise and style. Definitely enjoyable. Smart duchess, polish agents, master sorcerer duels, and more.

Father son slaying trap.

3 out of 5




Of secret agents and beautiful gypsies.

3.5 out of 5


France is much easier to take in a bar, with beer. Unless stuff there is poisoned.

3.5 out of 5


Enchanting sorceress.

3 out of 5


One train, one dead Captain's funeral, one sword-stick, and a bloke with a lot of guys not liking him.

3.5 out of 5


Sex spells and secret panels.

3 out of 5


A meeting under fire.

3 out of 5





3.5 out of 5

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