The Knowledge – a book review

The Knowledge

I’ve not come across the Richard Jury series of detective books before, so I was eager to see if that would matter when I started to read The Knowledge by Martha Grimes. Published through Grove Press in August this year, this is the twenty-fourth book in the series and it’s one… Continue reading »

The Devil’s Half Mile – a book review

The Devils Half Mile

I do love a book that grips you from the start and having just finished The Devil’s Half Mile by Paddy Hirsch, I can confirm that this book does just that. Published through Corvus Books in July this year, it’s a book I can thoroughly recommend, especially if you like a… Continue reading »

The Distance Between Us – review and giveaway

The Distance Between Us

I’ve just finished reading The Distance Between Us by Georgie Capron and wanted to tell you all about it.  Released earlier this year through Aria Fiction, this is the third novel from the author and someone I’ve only recently discovered. We meet Tasha, a stay at home mother of three, and wife… Continue reading »

House of Stone – a book review

House of Stone

With the recent leadership changes in Zimbabwe it’s been a rather apt time to read House of Stone which is written by Novuyo Tshuma. Published through Atlantic Books in June  this year, House of Stone tells the story of a family and their lives from colonial Rhodesia through to the… Continue reading »

The Cornish Dressmaker – a book review

The Cornish Dressmaker

You may recall my review of The Captain’s Girl back in November last year.  Well I’ve just finished the third novel in the Cornish saga from Nicola Pryce, called The Cornish Dressmaker and it’s just a good.  I don’t know about you but I’m riveted to the sofa on Sunday evening’s… Continue reading »

My Mother’s Secret – a book review

My Mother's Secret

If you have read my book reviews before you will already know that I’m a big fan of Sanjida Kay, and I’ve been eagerly awaiting the release of her new novel, My Mother’s Secret. Published through Corvus Books last month, this is the third book from Kay, and has proved… Continue reading »