Author Archives: Ann Emrys

Why I Went to Sea with Patrick O’Brian

I knew the books existed because I had seen the movie, which seemed like a good action yarn and one of Russell Crow’s best parts. I had no interest at all in looking up the sea tales it was based … Continue reading

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Missing Lisbeth?

Meet Rita. Long before Salander and Blomkvist, another pair of eccentric sleuths came to life in Dorothy Dunnett’s series about the seagoing, bifocal-wearing British painter-spy Johnson Johnson and his yacht, Dolly. His undercover adventures are chronicled in seven books that … Continue reading

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