Recipe For A Perfect Wife; a simmering read

Wow! Recipe For A Perfect Wife is a thrilling page turner; a brooding story built upon layer upon layer of intrigue. It is nostalgic, it is sinister, it is thought provoking. I loved it! This…

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How To Be Perfect; fun and easy

As the world increasingly becomes addicted to social media, a lot of contemporary fiction is reflecting this. How To Be Perfect, the new novel from Holly Wainwright is a lighthearted take on this. It is…

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The Slaughter Man; a modern day fairy tale

[Fairy tales are] such dark, peculiar, amoral stories – stories that warn us to stay out of the woods but that also teach us how to survive. Cassandra Parkin When I interviewed Cassandra Parkin at…

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Overdrawn; a stark portrayal of the future

Overdrawn by N.J. Crosskey is one of the most powerful books I have ever read. In a way it reminds me of The Handmaid Tale – not the actual story but the unsettling sense of…

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Sea of Bones; a simmering psychological thriller

Out of the blue I was sent an advance proof copy of Deborah O’Donoghue’s debut novel Sea of Bones. Also enclosed was a request from the publisher Legend Press for an endorsement if I felt…

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