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British Library Crime Classics – Bite Sized Reviews – ‘Fell Murder’ by ECR Lorac, ‘The Body in the Dumb River’ by George Bellairs and ‘Deep Waters’ edited by Martin Edwards

  Fell Murder by ECR Lorac Farming family, the Garths, have presided over their fertile lands for years, their acres sweeping over the Lancashire dales. Head of the family Robert Garth rules with an iron rod and it will come as no surprise to readers that he is the one that comes a-cropper, reaching a… Continue reading British Library Crime Classics – Bite Sized Reviews – ‘Fell Murder’ by ECR Lorac, ‘The Body in the Dumb River’ by George Bellairs and ‘Deep Waters’ edited by Martin Edwards

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Book Review – ‘The Testaments’ by Margaret Atwood

  THE BOOK More than fifteen years after the events of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’, the theocratic regime of the Republic of Gilead maintains its grip on power, but there are signs it is beginning to rot from within. At this crucial moment, the lives of three radically different women converge, with potentially explosive results. Two… Continue reading Book Review – ‘The Testaments’ by Margaret Atwood

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Book Review – ‘The Giver of Stars’ by Jojo Moyes

  THE BOOK Alice Wright marries handsome American Bennett Van Cleve hoping to escape her stifling life in England. But small-town Kentucky quickly proves equally claustrophobic, especially living alongside her overbearing father-in-law. So when a call goes out for a team of women to deliver books as part of Eleanor Roosevelt’s new traveling library, Alice… Continue reading Book Review – ‘The Giver of Stars’ by Jojo Moyes

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Book Review – ‘Breaking & Mending’ by Joanna Cannon

THE BOOK “A few years ago, I found myself in A&E. I had never felt so ill. I was mentally and physically broken. So fractured, I hadn’t eaten properly or slept well, or even changed my expression for months. I sat in a cubicle, behind paper-thin curtains and I shook with the effort of not… Continue reading Book Review – ‘Breaking & Mending’ by Joanna Cannon

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Book Review – ‘War Doctor’ by David Nott

  THE BOOK For more than twenty-five years, David Nott has taken unpaid leave from his job as a general and vascular surgeon with the NHS to volunteer in some of the world’s most dangerous war zones. From Sarajevo under siege in 1993, to clandestine hospitals in rebel-held eastern Aleppo, he has carried out life-saving… Continue reading Book Review – ‘War Doctor’ by David Nott

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My Chronicle Book Box – August 2019 Unboxing

My Chronicle Book Box is a unique reading box curated in the UK every three months containing the latest literary releases from your chosen genre and a selection of beautifully crafted associated items, exclusive to My Chronicle whenever possible.   It’s time to unbox a brand new My Chronicle Book Box! The August boxes arrived… Continue reading My Chronicle Book Box – August 2019 Unboxing

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Book Review – ‘The Whisper Man’ by Alex North

  THE BOOK If you leave a door half-open, soon you’ll hear the whispers spoken . . . Still devastated after the loss of his wife, Tom Kennedy and his young son Jake move to the sleepy village of Featherbank, looking for a much-needed fresh start. But Featherbank has a dark past. Fifteen years ago,… Continue reading Book Review – ‘The Whisper Man’ by Alex North