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Book Review – ‘The Guest Book’ by Sarah Blake

  THE BOOK The Milton’s are a powerful old New York family – the kind of family that used to run the world. And in 1935, they still do. Kitty and Ogden Milton seem to have it all: an elegant apartment on the Upper East Side, two beautiful little boys, a love everyone envies. When… Continue reading Book Review – ‘The Guest Book’ by Sarah Blake

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Book Review – ‘Conjure Women’ by Afia Atakora

  THE BOOK The pale-skinned, black-eyed baby is a bad omen. That’s one thing the people on the old plantation are sure of. The other is that Miss Rue – midwife, healer, crafter of curses – will know what to do. But for once Rue doesn’t know. Times have changed since her mother Miss May… Continue reading Book Review – ‘Conjure Women’ by Afia Atakora

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Book Review – ‘Crossed Skis’ by Carol Carnac

  THE BOOK In London’s Bloomsbury, Inspector Julian Rivers of Scotland Yard looks down at a dismal scene. Here is the victim, burnt to a crisp. Here are the clues – clues which point to a good climber and expert skier, and which lead Rivers to the piercing sunshine and sparkling snow of the Austrian… Continue reading Book Review – ‘Crossed Skis’ by Carol Carnac

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Blog Tour – ‘Hamnet’ by Maggie O’Farrell – Book Review

  THE BOOK On a summer’s day in 1596, a young girl in Stratford-upon-Avon takes to her bed with a fever. Her twin brother, Hamnet, searches everywhere for help. Why is nobody at home? Their mother, Agnes, is over a mile away, in the garden where she grows medicinal herbs. Their father is working in… Continue reading Blog Tour – ‘Hamnet’ by Maggie O’Farrell – Book Review