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MOTHER A Memoir by Nicholas Royle

There are some wonderful personal photographs in this beautiful family story but the one that sticks in my mind is at the end. It shows a somewhat ...
MOTHER A Memoir by Nicholas Royle

BLOG TOUR: The Creak on the Stairs by Eva Bjorg Ægisdottir

A little info about the book… The first in the electrifying new Forbidden Iceland series, The Creak on the Stairs is an exquisitely written, ...
BLOG TOUR: The Creak on the Stairs by Eva Bjorg Ægisdottir

The Snakes by Sadie Jones

I’d heard quite a bit about The Snakes before I decided to read it, so much so that I was really intrigued to see what I thought of it myself. ...
The Snakes by Sadie Jones

Execution by SJ Parris

This is the latest in this series about the renegade monk, philosopher and heretic Giordano Bruno and the treacherous goings on in Elizabethan ...
Execution by SJ Parris

A Very English Scandal by John Preston

When I was a young adult male, news stories that seemed light years away from me mattered precious little at the time. Maybe the odd name, or ...
A Very English Scandal by John Preston

Memento Mori by Peter Jones

I personally have a healthy appetite for reading things that pertain to mortality. I realise that as time has shifted over the years, responses to ...
Memento Mori by Peter Jones

The Other Bennet Sister by Janice Hadlow

I’ve loved Pride and Prejudice for many years and can be something of a purist, generally speaking. It has meant that I tend to avoid any retellings ...
The Other Bennet Sister by Janice Hadlow

Containment by Vanda Symon

This the first novel by this author that I’ve read, but the third in the author’s series of New Zealand set police procedurals. That said, ...
Containment by Vanda Symon

Black 13 by Adam Hamdy

As someone who has an enduring fascination with the far-right, Adam Hamdy’s Black 13 was a novel that I was looking forward to reading. I must ...
Black 13 by Adam Hamdy

Deep Dark Night by Steph Broadribb

This is the fourth in the author’s series of Florida-set crime thrillers, which feature female bounty hunter protagonist, Lori Anderson. While Loris ...
Deep Dark Night by Steph Broadribb

Velocities by Kathe Koja

Where do I start with attempting to convey what an amazing collection of short stories this is? I hadn’t previously read any of Kathe’s writing but ...
Velocities by Kathe Koja

Robert B Parker’s Blood Feud by Mike Lupica

I enjoyed this novel for what’s on the page, for Mike Lupica’s story and characterisation, honestly not worrying too much about its link to the ...
Robert B Parker’s Blood Feud by Mike Lupica

Two Names for Death by E.P. Fenwick

“You’re investigating my wife’s death, not her life.” But that’s exactly what lieutenant Eggart is investigating. Two Names for Death, (1945), is ...
Two Names for Death by E.P. Fenwick

To Kill a Man by Sam Bourne

This is the first Sam Bourne novel I’ve read and I’m pleased to say it won’t be the last, this is consummate thriller writing, a deft blend of ...
To Kill a Man by Sam Bourne

The Lost Lights of St Kilda by Elisabeth Gifford

I confess I’d always thought St Kilda was an island but, as I learned from the book (and from the maps that form the gorgeous endpapers), it is in ...
The Lost Lights of St Kilda by Elisabeth Gifford

The Holdout by Graham Moore

If you’re fancying something, gritty, taut and compelling, this book should do the trick nicely. It centres on the jury members that 10 years ago ...
The Holdout by Graham Moore
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