Book Review of ‘The Secret of the Treasure Keepers’ by A. M. Howell

This week, we celebrate the publication of another delightful historical mystery from one of my favourite middle grade fiction writers, A. M. Howell. Following on from last year’s hugely popular ‘Mystery of the Nightwatchers’, this time we’re visiting post-war Norfolk for ‘The Secret of the Treasure Keepers’. Excited? You should be! It’s 1948, and Ruth … Continue reading Book Review of ‘The Secret of the Treasure Keepers’ by A. M. Howell

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 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