The Postmistress of Paris; hard hitting historic fiction

Belated Happy New Year everyone, and welcome to my first book review of 2022 in which I’m telling you about a cracker of a novel. The Postmistress of Paris is hard hitting wartime fiction. It…

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The Last Checkmate; powerful war-time fiction

Pitched as a novel not to be missed if you have read The Tattooist of Auschwitz and if you’ve watched The Queen’s Gambit, I was desperate to read The Last Checkmate, the debut novel from…

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Before My Actual Heart Breaks; truly stunning

I urge you all to read Before My Actual Heart Breaks, the debut novel by Tish Delaney. It is truly stunning – by far, my favourite read of 2021 (and so far I have read…

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A Woman Made of Snow; a powerful, haunting mystery

Wow! Elisabeth Gifford is fast becoming one of my favourite authors, especially as she has such a beautiful and unique haunting writing style that completely captures my heart. Released on 7th October 2021, A Woman…

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Be guid tae yer Mammy; bittersweet and authentic

Originally being from just outside Glasgow, I love reading Scottish fiction, especially fiction with an authentic Scottish voice. And Emma Rae’s debut novel Be guid tae yer Mammy definitely has a strong authentic Glaswegian voice.…

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