Once upon a River is brilliant. It is probably one of the most skilful novels I have ever read and it had me captivated from beginning to end. Brimming with intrigue, folklore and magical realism,…

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So a bunch of us at work have started this new lunchtime thing – the Small Book Club. As much as I’d love to take credit for the Small Book Club,  I can’t. This is down to my…

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Remember the late 1990s when we were immersed in Cool Britannia fever? When rock stars were invited to glitzy receptions at Downing Street, we seemed to be obsessed with the wedding of Posh and Becks…

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My God, Good Samaritans is so dark, so dirty and utterly immersive.  It is twisted; I mean really twisted. I have never read a book like this before. I think I still feel filthy from…

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When I was approached to take part in the blog tour of Love & Fame I was intrigued by both the description of the novel, a highly-strung comedy about love, fame, grief, show business and the…

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