They’re saying he’s a monster. And they’re saying she knew. Every marriage has it’s secrets… Beth and Tom Hardcastle are the envy of their neighbourhood - they have the perfect marriage, the perfect house, the perfect family. When the police knock on their door one evening, Beth panics. Tom should be back from work by … Continue reading Book review of ‘The Serial Killer’s Wife’ by Alice Hunter
Fancy reading something a little different this Christmas? Let me introduce you to ‘The Christmas Murder Game’. When Lily returns home to her aunt’s Manor House, she discovers that in order to inherit, she and her estranged cousins must stay together over the Christmas week and take part in a family tradition: the annual treasure … Continue reading Book Review of ‘The Christmas Murder Game’ by Alexandra Benedict
Description How well do you know your neighbour?Would you trust them with your life? I heard Emily before I saw her. The harsh smack of heels against cheap wooden floorboards. The loud phone calls. The incessant music. I knew Emily before I met her. Discarded receipts in our communal hallway. Sticky leftovers in the shared food waste bin. Wine … Continue reading Book Review of ‘The Girl Upstairs’ by Georgina Lees
This weekly challenge is hosted by Sam at Taking on a World of Words. All you need to do to participate is to answer these three questions: What are you currently reading?What have you recently finished reading?What will you be reading next? This post features links to the mentioned books on Amazon. If you choose … Continue reading WWW Wednesday – Wednesday, 13th October 2021
I’d been lucky enough to get an early look at the first couple of chapters of ‘Care For Me’ a few months ago, and I was hooked from the start. We’re introduced to Amira, a woman who has her fair share of problems: she is the sole-carer for her mother who has dementia, is divorced … Continue reading Book Review of ‘Care For Me’ by Farah Cook
'The Man Who Died Twice' is the second of Richard Osman's 'Thursday Murder Club' novels, I'm really excited to be sharing this review with you today, as I know that its one of the most anticipated books of the year. The most frequently-asked question I've received about 'The Man Who Died Twice' has been whether … Continue reading Blog Tour: ‘The Man Who Died Twice’
‘Bewilderment’ is a wonderful book! It is beautifully written and made me look at the world in a completely different way. What it lacks in pace and action, it gains, in bucketloads, in tackling the ‘big’ ideas - human impact on the world, the existence of life on other planets, and probably the biggest one … Continue reading Book Review of ‘Bewilderment’ by Richard Powers
Publishing in September 2021, is 'The Magician', a new book by Colm Tóibín, author of many, many books including 'Brooklyn' and 'Nora Webster'. This is a largely fictional, yet meticulously researched, account of the life of Thomas Mann, the Nobel Prize-winning German author of 'Death in Venice' and 'The Magic Mountain'. The story begins with … Continue reading Book review of ‘The Magician’ by Colm Tóibín
A little look at what I've been reading over the last week.
One of the most anticipated sequels of the year!