The Parisians – I couldn’t put it down

I loved, loved, loved The Parisians by Marius Gabriel. For me, this is historic fiction at it’s best. Set in Nazi occupied Paris during World War II with many of the characters real historic figures…

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Evil Things; a new Nordic thriller

As a reader that loves Nordic noir and historic fiction, I was so excited to read Evil Things by Katja Ivar. I wasn’t disappointed. The added tension for gender equality that runs deep throughout this…

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The ones to watch: must reads in 2019 (part one)

Crikey, it’s 2019! And if the world of books is anything to go by, what a brilliant year it’s going to be. I swear, there’s some cracking reads coming out which will pull you in,…

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2018 wrap up; my top books of the year

Arrgh! I’ve finally narrowed down my favourite books of the year to the magical number of 10. It’s been hard but hey, I’ve just about managed to do it. What can I say, it’s been…

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Once Upon A River: a novel to truly savour

Once upon a River is brilliant. It is probably one of the most skillful 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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