Book review of ‘Moonlight and the Pearler’s Daughter’ by Lizzie Pook

In this novel, we find ourselves in Western Australia in 1886. Eliza Brightwell has been living with her family at Bannin Bay since their arrival when she was ten years old. Ten years later, and Eliza’s eccentric father has become a successful and respected captain of a pearl-diving boat. When the boat returns after months … Continue reading Book review of ‘Moonlight and the Pearler’s Daughter’ by Lizzie Pook

Book Review of ‘The Light House’ by Fran Dorricot

No one expected them to go there. The question is: will any of them leave? Six friends travel to a remote island north of the Scottish Highlands for an old school reunion. They’ve rented The Lighthouse – a stunning, now abandoned building that was once notorious for deaths at sea. On the first evening, someone goes … Continue reading Book Review of ‘The Light House’ by Fran Dorricot

Audiobook review: ‘The Man who Fell from the Sky’ by William Norris

Narrator: Tom Beyer Length: 10 hours, 1 minute Today I’m reviewing a fascinating true crime audiobook, which explores the bizarre life and death of '20s tycoon Alfred Loewenstein, and how this multi-millionaire vanished into thin air. I don’t normally listen to a lot of non-fiction, but I love a true crime story and the premise … Continue reading Audiobook review: ‘The Man who Fell from the Sky’ by William Norris

Book Review of ‘The Christie Affair’ by Nina De Gramont

Happy Publication Day to ‘The Christie Affair’, a fabulous new mystery novel about what happened to Agatha Christie during her disappearance in 1926. Summary In 1926, Agatha Christie disappeared for 11 days. Only I know the truth about her disappearance. I’m no Hercule Poirot. I”m her husband’s mistress.‘The Christie Affair’ Agatha Christie’s world is one … Continue reading Book Review of ‘The Christie Affair’ by Nina De Gramont

Book Review of ‘Moonflower Murders’ by Anthony Horowitz

Featuring his famous literary Detective Atticus Pund and Susan Ryeland, hero of the worldwide best seller Magpie Murders, a brilliantly brain-teasing literary thriller by Anthony Horowitz. The follow-up to Magpie Murders. Retired publisher Susan Ryeland is living the good life. She is running a small hotel on a Greek island with her long-term boyfriend, Andreas. It should … Continue reading Book Review of ‘Moonflower Murders’ by Anthony Horowitz

Book Review: ‘The Department for Rare Books and Special Collections’

A brand new novel for all you bibliophiles out there! Liesl Weiss has worked at the Department of Rare Books and Special Collections at a prestigious university for many years. She’s given up hope of leading her own department, content to work in the shadow of her much-revered boss. When he has a stroke, Liesl … Continue reading Book Review: ‘The Department for Rare Books and Special Collections’