For all those readers who have recently enjoyed Verity and are looking for another novel about a dysfunctional relationship with a catastrophic ending… this may be your next great read!
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
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
I'm going to be taking part in #FebruarySheWrote, which is a month-long reading event highlighting books by female authors and authors with she/her pronouns. Here's a glimse of some of the titles that I hope to be reading and reviewing this month. 'Booth' by Karen Joy Fowler From the Man Booker finalist and bestselling author … Continue reading My February TBR List
She thought the murders had stopped. She was wrong.
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
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
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
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, 20th October 2021
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’