Still Life With A Vengeance: Interview with the author

What an intriguing title for a novel; and like the title, what a intriguing read Still Life With A Vengeance is. Full of tension and sobering, uncomfortable questions, Jan Turk Petrie’s new novel is the…

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The Book of Longings; an evocative modern classic

I am not a religious person (and doubt I ever will be) but The Book of Longings is such an evocative recreation of many of the biblical stories that this novel completely captured my imagination.…

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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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Eliza Starts a Rumor; an enjoyable, endearing read

Today Eliza Starts a Rumor, the new novel from Jane L. Rosen is published. When I was offered to review this book I thought ‘Ooh I like the sound of that‘ but when I started…

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The Strange Adventures of H; evocative historic fiction

In addition to being attracted to its unique, quirky title, as soon as I started reading The Strange Adventures of H I was gripped. This is so the type of book I really like –…

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