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 Last Wife; dark and claustrophobic

Crikey – if ever there is a book to remind you of the old adage ‘be careful what you wish for,’ The Last Wife is definitely it. This is the second novel from best selling…

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Tsarina; a sweeping, sensual historic portrayal

There is nothing better than good historic fiction to sweep you away from everything that’s happening in the current world and immerse you. Tsarina, the debut novel from Ellen Alpsten did just that for me;…

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When We Fall; haunting historical fiction

With a true war crime at the crux of this powerful Second World War story, When We Fall is an emotionally charged novel that has left a deep impression on me. This is a thought…

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