A House of Ghosts: a ghostly whodunnit treat

As Halloween looms, A House of Ghosts is the ideal spooky treat for you all to enjoy! With murder, ghosts and just the right amount of sexual tension this is a gripping page turner. It…

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The Ten Thousand Doors of January; believe in the power of stories

The Ten Thousand Doors of January is a beautiful epic adventure brimming with magical realism; but is so much more than this. Full of layers, it is a stark portrayal of the abuses of power…

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The power of a family saga: When We Left Cuba

You may recall that last summer I reviewed Chanel Cleeton’s Next Year in Havana (a Reese Witherspoon book club pick). Set against the backdrop of Cuba’s turbulent political history, this was also one of my…

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Powerful and poignant: Those Who Are Loved by Victoria Hislop

Seeping in rich historic detail, Victoria Hislop’s new novel Those Who Are Loved is a vivid and passionate portrayal of Greece’s painful and turbulent history. Told through the point of view of Themis, a young…

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Billy Binns; full of depth, humour and pathos

A good character driven book always grabs me; for me that’s what often moves the story along. And The Six Loves of Billy Binns is definitely a damn good character driven read. This novel is…

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