The Bones of Barry Knight; raw and unflinching

Wow! I really believe The Bones of Barry Knight may be one of the most powerful books I have ever read. Although a fairly short novel (just over 250 pages), every word is thought-provoking and…

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The Paris Apartment; a menacing murder mystery

Only a few days ago million-copy bestselling author Lucy Foley posted on her Instagram account that The Paris Apartment, her latest murder mystery is number one in the New York Times bestselling list for the…

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The Physician’s Daughter; unforgettable historic fiction

I really loved The Physician’s Daughter, the new novel by award winning novelist Martha Conway. Yes, I love historical fiction and as this novel is set in the aftermath of the American Civil War, I…

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Sunny; beautifully poignant

Skilfully interweaving humour with pathos, Sunny is heartfelt and thought provoking. It is a poignant exploration of the impact of societal, cultural and family expectations, the changing nature of friendships and dating in the 21st…

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Unhinged; emotive Nordic noir

Unhinged is the ideal tile for the new novel in the Blix and Ramm Nordic noir series. Straight away I was thrust into the tense, action packed plot. As a result I felt quite unhinged…

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