Book review of ‘The Serial Killer’s Wife’ by Alice Hunter

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

Book Review of ‘The Christmas Murder Game’ by Alexandra Benedict

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

Book Review of ‘The Girl Upstairs’ by Georgina Lees

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

Book review of ‘The Magician’ by Colm Tóibín

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