Hera; a powerful and poignant literary retelling

Can you believe it – I’ve never read any Greek mythology until now? One of my close friends who devours Greek mythology has been telling me for ages that I’ll love this genre. So as…

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Frank & Red; life-affirming escapism

Wow! I love Frank & Red for so many reasons; it is funny, it is heart breaking, it is poignant and it is life-affirming. With the news all around us through TV, radio and social…

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Fortune Favours The Dead; classic noir with a feminist twist

With nostalgic echoes of Agatha Christie and the famous Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson partnership, Fortune Favours The Dead introduces a new crime-solving duo onto the literary scene. It is so kick-ass and so refreshing.…

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Blood Orange; addictive brilliance

If you only read one book this year, read Blood Orange by Harriet Tyce. It is a brilliant, simmering psychological thriller with an explosive ending. It is also a powerful landmark novel as it graphically…

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