The Big Chill; a cracking crime sequel

You may recall that back in the early days of 2020 I was lucky enough to read and review A Dark Matter, the first book in the quirky crime series by Scottish writer Doug Johnstone.…

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To Dare; simmering suspense

To Dare is a clever psychological tapestry that I couldn’t quite piece together right until the very end. Hence this brooding domestic fiction intrigued me more and more as the story developed and the unease…

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The Paper Bracelet; a compelling must read

Heartrending, moving and important, The Paper Bracelet is a must read. It explores with subtle power the horrific atrocities unwed pregnant girls and women experienced when they were sent to specialised mother and baby homes…

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The Girl from Widow Hills; a truly chilling thriller

Crikey The Girl from Widow Hills is creepy, claustrophobic and clever. And double crikey – there is a twist that I just didn’t see coming. Although I had a few suspicions (which turned out to…

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The Miseducation of Evie Epworth; delicious Yorkshire magic

The Miseducation of Evie Epworth is one of my favourite books EVER! Yes, it is that brilliant!!! 🙂 This is such an uplifting, funny and moving novel that is being likened to Adrian Mole –…

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